The reservoir is completely ice free

South Fork Reservoir - Elko, NV (Elko County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

The reservoir is completely ice free. The main boat ramp is open. Most of Jet Ski Beach had turbid water with a visibility of less than six inches. Better water clarity can be found towards the dam.  Fly anglers are doing well  from shore catching trout in the 14”-18” inch range.  The water temperature is around 40 F. Worms, PowerBait and spinners are enticing fish, as well as midge patterns, hares ears and a variety of nymphs for the fly anglers. Limit of 5 trout.

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