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It may be windy- but they are still catching fish!! See the report below….



Date:                4/17/2013


LAKE MEAD – Anglers have been deterred by windy weather conditions this past week. For those venturing out, fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass has been good. Anglers have found success with crankbaits or plastic worms. The Nevada Striper Club had their monthly tournament last weekend and members found the area between Gypsum and Government Wash to be a prime spot. Cut anchovies and 1/16-ounce jig heads produced fish. Drop the line to the bottom and bring it up. Best fishing has been early in the morning and just after sunset.

LAKE MOHAVE – High winds gusting to speeds of 68 miles an hour have kept many anglers away. Fishing for stocked rainbow trout at Willow Beach has been good. Smallmouth bass continue to provide anglers a good day on the water.

LAS VEGAS URBAN PONDS – Though the NDOW seasonal trout plants ended in March, fishing for stocked rainbows continues to be good at most ponds. This week marks the start of the agency’s annual catfish plants, which will continue monthly through the summer with the exception of late July and August as water temperatures are too high during that time. Despite windy conditions, a group of anglers at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs caught several nice rainbows using yellow Berkley Power Eggs.

KIRCH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREACold Springs and Haymeadow are giving up stocked rainbows and largemouth bass have shown signs of life. Anglers throwing flies and spinners are catching trout measuring from 12 to 16 inches at Dacey. Bass and trout are both taking baits at Adams-McGill Reservoir. Currently there is no running water at the campground.

EAGLE VALLEY RESERVOIR – The action has been excellent this past week with most anglers limiting out within a few hours from both boats and the shore. Most fish are in the 12- to 15-inch range. Red and white spinning lures and silver spoons have been particularly productive. The campground facilities and the fish cleaning station are scheduled to be open by April 22.

ECHO CANYON RESERVOIR – Rainbow trout have been cooperative and biting well on Rapala fish imitations or night crawlers. Largemouth bass are also showing up in creels, though most have been the smaller size classes.


Fishing Report April 17.pdf