Posts Tagged 'Fishing Hole'
Joe’s Fishing Hole: Different ways to fish on the ice
Acouple of weeks ago we discussed the gear needed for ice fishing, but didn’t discuss techniques. Ice fishing has been good at for trout at Comins Lake in Ely and for perch and trout at Wildhorse Reservoir in northern Elko County. There are a number of techniques for ice fishing for trout and they are pretty straightforward. The easiest is the same as bait fishing for trout, with hook, some bait (worm or cheese type […]
Joe’s Fishing Hole: Trout getting ready to sprout
I don’t believe the groundhog’s prediction of six more weeks of winter, at least in Elko. The warm, dry weather continues and the ice at area reservoirs is disappearing rapidly — except at Wildhorse, which is still holding at about nine inches of ice with a couple of inches of snow on top. If you are a hard water angler the only safe ice left is at Wildhorse and with the predicted warmer weather it […]
Joe’s Fishing Hole: Water temps are on the rise
Water temperatures at area lakes are climbing and with the afternoon surface water temperatures at both South Fork and Wildhorse well into the 70s, anglers need to change their tactics. Often the key to catching fish is not just the time of day (early in the morning when it is not as hot) but also depth and the type of presentation. Now is the time to fish the thermocline that we talked about last week. […]