It is still early ice so caution is advise as always. You can scent the tubes up. It's also critical to catching fish on the ice. Always a good policy regardless but Winter takes a beating on your equipment. Campsites are open. Pic courtesy E. Van Camp. It’s Fall and bite times vary around the weather conditions. WATERCRAFT RENTALS: As people massively stream to the great outdoors to get respite from all that is Covid-19 we completely understand the need and desire to go boating and fishing. Rainbow Kastmaster and Pink Sparkle tube did well. If you can locate a pod of fish in or near some of the deeper winter runs, it's likely you'll find a concentrated population holding together with a lot of vacant water upstream and downstream. WATER FLOW: 68.9 CFS IN Gage broken CFS Out. Try some Pautzke Fire Gel. Anglers have continued to fish from shore and have had success pulling in trout. People having success also with whole sucker presented just right and occasional lucky fish on your Trout bait. The zoo plankton that we have seen in deep water is simply amazing. 5 1/4 lbs. HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 3 PM (depending on conditions) Saturday & Sunday 7:00AM to 4:00 PM WE HAVE THE BAITS !! Bring em in. Eleven Mile State Park. 11 MILE MARINA WEEKLY FISHING REPORT 12.23.20 HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL AND TO ALL A TIGHTLINE! https://www.11milesports.com/fishing-report Eleven Mile State ParkEleven Mile Reservoir, As of 11/13/2020, anglers have described slowing fishing conditions at Boyd Lake. Our tackle shop is fully stocked. We have been ignored. Water temperature was recently recorded at 43 degrees and is expected to continue to fall with winter conditions on the way. New hazards are not marked. No fish have been stocked in two years but there are still decent numbers out there. Ice is thick. We went through 12 props in six days. HECK WE CAN’T EVEN GET COIN CHANGE FROM OUR BANK. "Anglers should try Husky Jerks in blue/silver to attract northern pike. WATER LEVEL currently has stabilized with a neutral flow. WATER FLOW: 93.2 CFS IN 58.9 CFS OUT At this rate the level is slowly rising. PROP CHOP COUNT: 13 in the last seven days. HAVE A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR. There still remains small areas of open water, however the far majority of the reservoir is covered with ice. We predict ice fishing gear will be in short supply if it was anything like this Summer. https://www.fishingwithbernie.com/weekly-fishing-reportsWilliams Fork Reservoir, As of 11/12/2020, staff report that all boat ramps are closed at this time due to low water levels. PIC # 3: This nice one caught in 58 feet of water only 8 feet down. The lake is closed to boats for the remainder of the season and it is anticipated that the lake will begin to ice over in the coming weeks. CONTEST UPDATE: We are currently on covid hold pending ongoing discussions with CPW and the powers that be. Many of these high elevation lakes have closed to boating and are only accessible to anglers by shore fishing, only where water remains open. Some Aspens are going to color now and the bite is back on. MAYBE MAYBE STAY TUNED. The fish have come through at every conceivable depth 15 feet to the bottom. Ice fishing is just what it sounds like- fishing in a lake or reservoir. Current and updated reports for freshwater and salt water fishing. WATER FLOW: 144 CFS IN 99.3 CFS OUT. NORTHERN PIKE: FAIR TO GOOD: Action is spotty but this is the time of year the big ones bite. Related. Rivers and streams have appeared to be stabilizing into their winter form. WATERCRAFT RENTALS: As people massively stream to the great outdoors to get respite from all that is Covid-19 we completely understand the need and desire to go boating and fishing. Silver Flask Fishing provides all the gear and instruction for your next fishing getaway in the high country. Ice is 12-20″ thick across the reservoir with 3-6″ of snow. Park staff note that favorable ice conditions typically develop in approximately late December. Pic courtesy T. Eagan, PIC # 5: Family Fun. Last year was luke warm at best. THE PARK OFFICE IS CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGE. Bigger ones on the prowl. Work the weed lines and drop offs. St. Vrain State Park, As of 10/30/2020, park staff note that "water levels are at a low point, concentrating the fish into a smaller area. Work it up and down vigoursly to bring them n. NORTHERN PIKE: GOOD: One of the better seasons continue as reports of steady sightings followed by plenty of rejection and then just like that its game om. White tube jig. There will be $50.00 winners for each month Dec, Jan, Feb and March. Grand County Fishing Report - Week of 1/18/2021. It makes a big difference. "Lake Navajo, As of 11/1/2020, the staff at Ridgway Reservoir report that fishing has been slow. The reservoir, which is the largest in Colorado, is located in the Eleven … Air quality due to fires in the West was extremely poor. The water level was reported as good with a temperature reading at 44 degrees. Barely noticeable but very noticeable that is not going down. Early to mid morning seems to be best. Orange has been coming on lately as well as greens both dark and light. Roads are clear and dry with a few icy spots. Fly anglers are using their nymphing skills to score fish hiding in deep and slow running waters. Be prepared. Midges will be your most important forage to imitate, and pairing a small midge larva or pupa with a large attractor nymph like a stonefly is a great way to cover your bases. Stop in for the latest info before you hit the ice or take a lunch break for the up to the minute report. CONTEST UPDATE: As of this writing we haven’t even gotten the courtesy of a response to our appeal. With the cooler temperatures, your best window during the day will probably be between 10am and 3pm, particularly in areas that receive ample sunlight." So it is very possible as we get deeper into the season that certain boats may be off line due to circumstances beyond our control and our inability to get replacement parts as needed. If you have never night fished here you should give it a try. They specifically noted eager and aggressive trout at Sandpiper Pond. Skating will be ready by Christmas. Then keep it close to cuff because it’s your spot. The west ramp is closed for the season. Over flow channel seeing good size fish up to 20 inches on a regular basis. EARLY ICE EXTREME CAUTION ADVISED!!! The angler also noted an abundance of 4" shad congregating along the shorelines. We will not call you. Haha. TROUT::GOOD: The action is still consistently good. We like 8 to 12 feet of Water. ICE FISHING TIP OF THE WEEK: Scent products do help and we like to put them on tube jigs and extra flavor on the bait. CURRENT CONDITIONS: Hurray fires allowed in the Park. Dang everything was biting this week.Stop in for all the juicy details. Ice fishing is growing rapidly in Colorado and we are excited for the 2021 Rocky Mountain ice fishing season! THE GRAND SLAM COVID CANCELLED SOUTH PARK ICE MASTERS FEBRUARY 13, 2021, MARINA MARCH MADNESS MARCH 6, 2021. It’s almost unbelievable but true. Get a map we will MARK IT UP with the hot spots. The maps have GPS coordinates on them so you just can't miss. Antero Ice Fishing Report: The ice fishing remains steady on Antero reservoir. Park office is closed on Wednesday and Thursday. ICE Fishing The main season for ice fishing is December to late February, when the ice is typically sure and conditions are right. Many different baits continue to produce. We love you. Shore angler are doing well. Watercraft Rental Agreement required does not include fuel used. CURRENT CONDITIONS: Poor smoky hazy air quality comes and goes with the weather as multiple fires in the West burn. Several shelters, people fishing on the south side about mid-lake. AND its free to use and free is always good. Come explore beautiful Lake Dillon nestled in Summit County Colorado. The first and longest-running company on Lake Dillon. Thickness is running 5 to 10 inches. We require you sanitize your hands upon entering. HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM SATURDAY - SUNDAY 7:00AM -7:00P ONLY 8 people allowed in the store at a time. Generally, ice needs to be 4 inches thick to hold a person and 5 inches to hold a snowmobile. ICE FISHING PIC CONTEST: Send us your ice pics for a chance to win $50.00 in store credit and a chance at $100.00 Grand Prize. Safety gear is cheap bring it along. pic courtesy B. MIller. Water dogs have been working. Ice Anchors. A chilly day on the lake is sure to keep the ice thick as we catch plenty of walleye and trout well into the evening. Come work at the lake have fun make money. TROUT:VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT: Action has been fun for early ice anglers as is often the case.. Howbert Point, Sucker Cove and Stoll Mtn has been the early hot spots. He said what many do “I was in the middle of the lake…I swear”. Level is definitely dropping again ever so slowly. Witchers Cove boat ramp closed. Tas Devils and Needlefish have done the best. Water usage surely must be dramatically greater than 18 years ago and add current drought conditions. AND its free to use and free is always good. CURRENT CONDITIONS: ICE ON Lake is 100% capped. The action was hot and heavy from 10:45 to 11:30 on Sunday. We love you! Congratulations!! As of 11/14/2020, there are reports that Antero Reservoir is currently capped with a layer of ice. . PIC # 1: What a fantastic fish. Shore action continues to heat up at sunrise and sundown. pic courtesy B. MIller, PIC # 3: Marissa lands the big one in deep water. CONTEST UPDATE: We are currently on covid hold pending ongoing discussions with CPW and the powers that be. Mostly West. Every year is different. Timing and location always the key. Mix it up to find the right pattern, size and color Trolling still productive at the right time. Fishing Report. With the Park office closed on Wed and Thurs we are inundated on those days with folks frustrated for Park services that we do not provide. Free holiday ice jig with your report and pic. Firetiger always a good pattern to throw. Get a topo map. Early ice can be inconsistent. PARK COUNTY FIRE BAN: NO FIRES NO SHOOTING PROPANE ONLY. Try Husky Jerks in blue/silver, Perch and FT. Shore or boat it was a great week for those that like to eat Pike and maybe get one for the wall. Fishing started off hot, but has been a little more challenging over the last few weeks with all of the pressure that the fish are seeing. Commissions do not influence editorial independence. WE DO NOT SELL PARK PASSES AND ARE UNABLE TO MAKE CHANGE FOR THEM UNLESS YOU MAKE A STORE PURCHASE.. WE DO NOT HAVE AN ATM AND WE ARE SORRY BUT WE CAN’T GIVE CASH BACK ON PURCHASES. We always like sundown in October. Most often, anglers should continue to focus on subsurface flies. Fishing with Bernie offers the finest in Colorado lake fishing trips. Our boats are being abused beyond belief. Ice fishing report archives fish colorado fishing with bernie fishing report 11 mile marina colorado ice fishing wickstrom ice fishing at blue mesa reservoir stays strong on. It’s situated just west of Kremmling on Highway 40. Stay informed on ice fishing conditions at Ice Fish Colorado. ICE SKATING TRYING AGAIN: Last year the Park attempted to provide an ice skating area and opportunity for ice skating. High in the 60’s low in the 30’s. PIC # 4: 11 Mile Marina Guide Carl Eslinger has been getting into the Pike. The Fall is always Rapala time and we have a great selection. All the coves around the lake see fish hanging just outside the shallows in drop offs. Fishing on barely 2 inches of ice at Loveland's Horseshoe Lake, Dominic Lenz knew he was on thin ice. The boat ramp has closed as of November 1st. Colorado Ice Fishing Ice fishing is a wonderful way to relax and and take in winter first hand.One of the best parts about ice fishing is the ability to fish from the center of the lake without a boat. PIC # 2: Just so he could say he was the first one on the ice! LINK TO FISHEXPLORER.COM. Witchers Cove boat ramp is closed. Go to CPW link above for information. If people are fishing Antero, then there's probably about the same quantity/quality of fishable ice on Tarryall too. Be safe, hope you get a better answer than that! As a licensed CO Retail Food Establishment we follow all mandated guidelines and then some. Tune jigs work great one day and fall flat the next. WATER LEVEL: We finally got the official word. Expect subzero temperatures early morning with some warming but not much. But if it is warm your chances for wind greatly increase. Nighttime seems to be the right time and those working the dark side of the day are having good luck. pic courtesy J & S Phillips, PIC # 2: Caught 12.13 by Joe Niemi 22” a personal best to date. Mid morning to early afternoon but anytime is always a possibility. Early AM and mid morning have been good. WATER FLOW: 68.9 CFS IN eqp CFS Out. Come on some one can do it. CURRENT CONDITIONS: ICE ON Lake is 100% capped with a few weird pockets points East. No moisture since the big snow storm weeks ago. As of 11/14/2020, there are reports that Antero Reservoir is currently capped with a layer of ice. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. PIC # 3: What a gorgeous Brown Trout. Accordingly boating at State Parks and marinas are open. One day the only thing we could catch a fish on was the 1/8 oz BT Kastmaster. Lake Dillon is known as one of the most beautiful reservoirs in the Rockies at just over 9000 feet elevation and is within minutes of Breckenridge, Keystone, Frisco, Silverthorne, Dillon, and Vail. Check out our current Colorado Ice Fishing Reports to follow what and where we are catching fish through the ice! There will be $50.00 winners for each month Dec, Jan, Feb and March. Call the visitor center, (970) 879-3922, for up to date information on lake conditions, open daily 8am-4pm. Boaters still having luck. PIC # 1: 17.8lbs is the number to beat. We specialize in fly fishing as well as ice fishing tours on Lake Dillon. We want you to be successful here at the Mile. As of 1/2/2020, ther… TROUT:: FAIR TO GOOD: It is August and the “dog days” of Summer. Water level dropping. WINTER IS COMING: WE HAVE 10” STRIKE MASTER ELECTRIC POWER AUGER’S AVAILABLE NOW. HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM SATURDAY - SUNDAY 7:00AM -7:00P ONLY 8 people allowed in the store at a time. ICE FISHING TIP OF THE WEEK: Use sharp hooks and fresh line. WATERCRAFT RENTALS: As people massively stream to the great outdoors to get respite from all that is Covid-19 we completely understand the need and desire to go boating and fishing. Experienced guides working with top of the line equipment and boats use years of experience to make your trip outstanding. The boat ramp is currently open and ANS inspections are completed daily 8am-4pm.Lake Trinidad, As of 11/18/2020, Braden Baker with Ark Anglers writes, "the warm weather in the forecast this week should yield some great opportunities for mid-November. Ice fishing for the whole family, novices, and kids. Park office is open closed on Wednesday and Thursday. pic courtesy J Leslie, PIC # 6: Find peace and serenity in the South Park National Heritage Area. Work the weed lines on the west or rock drop offs on the east. Mix it up to find the right pattern, size and color. We can refuse service without one. CONTEST UPDATE: It looks like we will not be having the contests. A small ice fishing jig tipped with bait about 4' under a float has also been effective. MARINA STORE AND LAKE SPECIALISTS: Camping, Fishing Equipment, Flies, Lures, Bait, Clothing, Food, Snacks, Drinks, Ice Cream and official purveyors of Boars Head brand products. If you hate ice fishing because its too cold, take a look at the dressing for ice fishing section of the forum. THE GRAND SLAM JANUARY 9, 2021, SOUTH PARK ICE MASTERS FEBRUARY 13, 2021, MARINA MARCH MADNESS MARCH 6, 2021. Pic # 3 Brown was caught out of a kayak on a swim bait. Lots of fun. KOKANEE SALMON: POOR and POORER: It’s always worth the try but hardly worth the effort. Boaters doing well on Rapala an tube jigs. Silver Flask Fishing provides all the gear and instruction for your next fishing getaway in the high country. As of 11/16/2020, the public dock is completely out of the water due to low water level. There have been reports of some pike and smallmouth bass being caught. With the Park office closed on Wed and Thurs we are inundated on those days with folks frustrated for Park services that we do not provide. Most flock West and it is good to be sure. Been having good luck on black and blue Bill’s Spinner Bait if fished just right. Get to work and try another spot. Good job and congratulations Brianna. Ice fishing season typically starts in late December and lasts until mid-February, according to George Mingus, 34, a guide with Tumbling Trout. Water dogs and suckers continue their productive run with size and presentation absolutely mattering. Also caught on a Tas Devil. OUR STORE IS WELL STOCKED WITH ICE FISHING GEAR UNLIKE SOME PLACES OUT THERE. Due to supply chain issues we are unable to get parts for repairs when people break things as they are known to do. Look to sundown until it gets dark, again at 10:00PM and again at 2:00AM. It is on fire right now with lots of great fish being landed. In addition reservations do not guarantee equipment. $100.00 to him. ICE FISHING TIP OF THE WEEK: Always bring a first aid kit and hope you don’t need it. PIC # 2: They say a bad day of fishing/boating is better than a good day at work. The name of the game for these conditions is nymphing. All boats will be first come first served OR by previous reservation OR reservation made in house. Safety gear is cheap bring it along. Lots of different baits are working. There is still some open water lingering around North Shore. Try Husky Jerks in blue/silver, Perch and FT. About 4 inches of snow on the ice. 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