As of 1/23/24 ice is NOT safe at South Fork Reservoir

South Fork Reservoir - Elko, NV (Elko County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

As of 1/23/24 ice is NOT safe at South Fork Reservoir. Warmer temps have resulted in the recession of the initial ice up. However, there is opportunity for open water fishing on the southwest side of the lake.  Shoreline anglers are catching rainbow trout in the 15″-18” range, with a few brown trout in the mix. A worm 5′ under a bobber is the go-to for spin anglers, while fly anglers continue to have success with leech patterns.

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As of 01/20/24, officials at the State Park measured 6.5″ of clear ice with a top layer of slush near...... Read More

Nevada Department of Wildlife Reports
for Friday, January 19th

Owyhee River - East Fork: East Fork of the Owyhee below the dam was flowing at 13.9 cfs
Bruneau River: Access only through Idaho, but even that route may be difficult at this time