The fishing is Fair right now. Only about 20-30% of the lake open with some fishable spots. Expected to open more and more over the next week. Best Baits: Powerbait (Orange or Red) Best Lures: Rainbow trout pattern spinners Best Flies: Hot Head Leeches, Barely Legals
The fishing is Fair to Good. Slower fishing but the quality of fish has been outstanding. Ice: 0-12″ Best Baits: Mealworms, Wax Worms Best Lures: Firetiger or Pink Jigs
The fishing is Fair to Good right now Ice: 4-10″ Best Lures: Rainbow Mepps Spinner, Pink Jigs Best Baits: Mealworms
Twin Buttes is about 50% open still. Ice on the east side of the boat ramp, only about 1-2″ and soft.
The fishing is Fair to Good. Trout are very active right now. Best Flies: Thin Mints, Damsel Nymphs, Renegades Best Lures: Copper or Gold spoons Best Baits: Nightcrawlers or Red Powerbait
The fishing is Fair to Good. Spawn is dying down but still plenty of active fish. Best Flies: Thin Mints, Hot Head Leeches, Egg Patterns Best Lures: Copper or Gold spoons Best Baits: Nightcrawlers or Red Powerbait
The fishing is Fair to Good. Rainbows in full spawn and we’re seeing plenty of good fish coming out. Best Flies: Thin Mints, Hot Head Leeches, Egg Patterns Best Lures: Copper or Gold spoons Best Baits: Nightcrawlers or Red Powerbait
The Spawn is On! Reds have been reported and the fishing has been fair. Be carful wadding around the reds so as not to disturb spawning rainbows. Best flies right now: Hot head leech both balanced and non-balanced, leech patterns, egg patterns. Best Baits: read and orange eggs.
The fishing is Fair to Good. Ice is completely off and the rainbows and cutthroat should be getting into prespawn. Best Flies: Thin Mints, Hot Head Leeches, Scuds Best Lures: Copper or Gold spoons Best Baits: Nightcrawlers or Red Powerbait
The fishing is Fair to Good. On and off, but plenty of large trout being caught. Ice: 6-12 Pink or UV jigs with night crawlers or powerbait
Twin is capped and had 2″-5″ on the areas we checked. 5″ solid on the east end by the first outhouse. Boat ramp had about 4″ of ice. Several groups of fishermen out. Fishing was fair.
The west half the lake from the first bay all the way past boat dock was completely open and chewing on the ice shelf with the wind. East half was mostly covered with a couple of pot holes open in the middle. Looks to be a bit before any luck on this one.
The fishing is Good right now. Browns are in pre-spawn. Best flies right now: Hot Head Leech, Slump Buster, Thin Mint Best Lures: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout or Gold Spoons Best Baits: Leeches, Nightcrawlers
The fishing is Fair right now. Trout are still deep from the heat, good fishing from a boat. Best flies right now: Hot Head Leech, BWO, Olive Chironomid Best Lures: Brown Trout or Copper spoons and spinners Best Baits: Worms, Chartreuse Powerbait
The fishing is Fair to Good. Warmer weather has moved fish deeper so fishing from the bank is best early morning or evening. Best flies right now: Mr. QT, Parachute Damsel, Damsel Nymph Best Lures: Brown Trout Rooster Tail, Gold Kastmaster, Copper Swedish Pimple Best Baits: Worms, Spring Green Powerbait
The fishing is Fair right now. The fish are moving deeper during the middle of the day. Best flies right now: Balanced Leech, Olive Hare’s Ear, Damsel Nymph Best Lures: Red/Gold Panther Martin, Orange Black Fury, Brown Trout Cyclone Best Baits: Worms, Chartreuse Powerbait
The fishing is Fair to Good right now. The rainbows are still in spawn, but only for another week or so. Dry flies are possible on a warm, calm day. Best flies: Hot Head Leech, Olive Buzzer, BWO, Renegades Best Lures: Red/Gold Panther Martin, Rainbow Pattern Rapala Original Floater Best Baits: Red/Orange Powerbait
The fishing is Good right now. We’ve seen plenty of large, spawning rainbows caught in the last few weeks. Best flies right now: Balanced Leech, Hot Head, Scuds Best Lures: Gold or Rainbow Trout spinners Best Baits: Florescent Red Powerbait
Twin Buttes opened up significantly yesterday in the wind. About 65% of the lake is now open including the boat ramp. There is still ice in the first bay and on the East end of the lake by the first outhouse. It was open water from the West end all the way past the boat ramp and all along the North shore. Should start to fish well with chironomid flies, and eggs but we’ll have to see how this goes this year.
Twin was still completely capped but edges are shot every where we looked.
Fishing has been fair. Plenty of open water, only ice today was on the east end of the lake.
Fishing is fair. Flies: Scuds (olive, tan, grey), Midges (red, olive, black), Damsels (blue and green), Leeches (balanced and hot-heads), Streamers (olive, brown, orange, purple) Bait and Lures: Rapalas (fire tiger, rainbow, brown in countdown, floating, and jointed), Krocodiles, Daredevils (red/white, black/white), redworms, large nightcrawlers, Pink and green glitter powerbait
Fishing has been good to great. Bait: eggs, worms, power bait (red, grape) Flies: prince nymphs, damsel nymphs, mosquitoes, scuds Luers: Thomas spoons(gold/red, gold with dots)
Lake is 90% iced hot shoreline is opening up and ice looks sketch on most of the lake. A couple of open shore areas that are fishable on the southwest shore past the heat ramp. A couple diehard wind fighters out this morning in one past the walking gate.
lake is still capped on 3/5/20 last ice thickness report was 6″-10″ Fishing has been Slow to Fair.
Fishing has been Slow. Seeing lots of fish but not much luck getting them to hook up. Ice is 8″-12″
Fishing has been Good Ice is around 6″ to 8″ Gold, Green & Yellow colors are doing well
Twin Buttes has been fishing Good Ice 2.5″-6″, thickness was extremely varied from reports but those that found ice they were comfortable with did well. Jigging raps, and darters seemed to be the trick. As always conditions can change quick so use best judgment and be safe.
East end had 2.5″ where we checked about 15 ft from shore. Lake is capped. Most looked thinner than that. No sign that people had been out yet. As always conditions can change quick so use best judgment and be safe.
Lake is mostly open just a little ice on east end.Fishing was good this weekend.
Lake is 100% open.Fishing was slow today.Windy with white caps on the lake.Couple people out fishing from shore.
Lake is capped other than a few small open pockets. Road is drifted in–a good 40 yard drift that at least two have been stuck in–walked the last 400 or so yards to lake.No evidence of people out yet (not enough ice anywhere for us to head out on it)
Fishing is Slow To Fair Flies: Wooly buggers (olive, brown), Hornburgs, scuds (Olive, Orange) , adams Lures: Rapalas (Brown Trout, Fire Tiger), Kastmaster (Green, Blue) Bait: Worms, Power Bait (Chartruese, Orange)