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Lake: Williams Fork Reservoir

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Post By: josh......      Posted: 8/31/2020 3:03:54 PM     Points: 0    
does anyone know whats good at Williams fork res right now I'm planning on taking a trip in the next week and looking to target lake trout, pike, and kokanee salmon? does anyone know how deep and where they are also what they are biting on? thanks and tight lines!
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Aug. 31, 3:40:10 PM     Points: 8260    
I hear fire extinguisher's in chrome or fire station red are the hot ticket right now.
 Reply by: jdavis      Posted: Aug. 31, 3:54:34 PM     Points: 118    
Hawaiian Punch HAHA!
 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: Aug. 31, 3:57:35 PM     Points: 30331    
Ummmm... I think you better pick a different lake to fish...

12,000+ acre fire, 10% containment. Roads closed...

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 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Aug. 31, 4:14:36 PM     Points: 8260    
Sorry,but I just could not help myself . . . . .
 Reply by: Set_the_Damn_Hook      Posted: Aug. 31, 6:38:44 PM     Points: 0    
The road to the lake, boat ramp and camping at the reservoir are all open. Some mornings it has been very smoky on the water. This week we've been seeing Lakers hanging anywhere from 45-110' of water
 Reply by: FishHuntNow      Posted: Aug. 31, 7:45:57 PM     Points: 437    
Fishing with Bernmeister just put out a report today. This should help you .. [log in for link]
 Reply by: droolr      Posted: Sep. 5, 4:34:25 PM     Points: 1742    
so the fire is not going to kill all the fish in the lake ? i read a CWP report that the lake was going to suffer a 100% fish loss . i posted to the forum and the moderators must have removed it . it was a sentence in a news article on the fire .
 Reply by: Toon      Posted: Sep. 5, 9:08:36 PM     Points: 118    
The fire is clear up at/past the head waters of the Williams Fork River, quite a ways away. Very few kokanee in the lake anymore. Gill lice issues and the Lakers eat a lot as well. CPW is discontinuing stocking rainbows and kokanee in it starting this year to kill off the gill lice. It should be around 5 years before they start stocking it again. On the flip side, they were supposed to start sticking Green Mountain res this year. It'll take 3-4 years for the kokes to get established, if the Lakers don't eat them all. If you want lakers Williams Fork is good. If you want Kokes, go to Wolford.