Hogan and Luce have been fishing fair. Cold weather this weekend could completely ice over the lakes. We are about to the end of the open water season and will have to look forward to next spring’s ice out. Access to Luce is from the Hogan reservoir parking lot off County Road 7 RP. If the road is dry, access is no problem. If it has been snowing, 4 wheel drive might required. Sight casting on Luce has been productive. Go wet with small leech patterns or bead headed soft hackled hare’s ears, pheasant tails, Prince nymphs and midge pupae.... View Article
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The Sunshine Lakes are beginning to freeze over now. Open water is limited, if not done until next spring. Ice should be 4-6 inches thick before it is safe to walk on. Thicker for motorized vehicles.
GOOD NEWS — THE GAME AND FISH, TROUT UNLIMITED, CODY ANGLERS GROUP AND THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION ARE INSTALLING A PARKING LOT TODAY! Going forward, there will be more room and fewer conflicts at both lakes. Now the bad news. The East and West Lakes are fishing fair. East Newton is fishing fair early morning or late in the evening. Trout numbers – rainbows, browns, tiger trout and splake – are down and the size of the lake has doubled which spreads out the trout. Anglers have been harvesting the larger fish. Game Wardens have been scarce and the Bubba’s... View Article