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Lake: Rifle Gap Reservoir

Rifle Gap Fishing Tips?

Post By: HKL      Posted: 6/5/2019 2:48:32 PM     Points: 129    
Headed to the Gap for the first time, will be camping next week. any tips/advice on fishing the gap? looking for walleye? be fun to catch a pike also

let me know, thinking jerk baits and tub jigs right now


 Reply by: westsloper      Posted: 6/7/2019 10:39:59 AM     Points: 1074    
You are on the right track with jerk baits and tubes. Smallmouth are up shallow, look for rocky shoreline and points. Walleyes have been mixed in with the smallmouth. Large jerk baits worked over weeds have been producing pike. Remember one fish over 18 inches on walleyes but I would encourage you to put all walleyes back, especially the larger ones, until the population rebounds.