Fishing has improved

Cold Creek Reservoir - Eureka, NV (White Pine County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

Surface water temperatures are in the low to mid 50’s and fishing has improved for eight to 10 inch rainbow and tiger trout.   The usual assortment of nymphs and chironomids as well as leech patterns are the best bet for fly rodders.  Bait fisherman are having luck with worms or PowerBait and spin anglers are doing well with small spinners.  Fishing for Largemouth Bass will be slow because the drawdowns over the last few winters and the cold water temperatures.

More Reports

Nevada Department of Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, October 27th, 2022

South Fork Reservoir: Surface water temperatures have dropped into the mid 50’s
Wilson Reservoir: Shore fishing has picked up
Illipah Reservoir: Fishing has good for 8 to 14-inch rainbow trout
Wild Horse Reservoir: Surface water temps are in the low to mid 50’s and continuing to fall
Ruby Lake NWR: Trout Bite Has Been Good
Angel Lake: Expect ice to start forming on this lake in the near future

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