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Is it too eary to fish for trout in our local lakes like Buntzen or Alouette? Will they take a fly around this time or should I not waste my time and wait till spring?

bass master 99

they might take fly and it isn't too early but if you fish it is better to fish everything sllllooowwwww. Right now they are almost hybernating and conserving thier energy. It's best to fish bait but lures and flies do work. I'de think nymphs would work alright like a chironomid of some sort but aloette is abit big to fish in the winter. I'de stick to buntzen, sasamat and Mill lakes. the fishing though is slower and don't expect anything great to happen but the hatchery trout will still be there and feeding on anyhting they can get there hands on.
W and B works the best but shrimp and PB works alright to.
tight lines

The Yak

If you dont mind a short walk try Rolley Lake...

The lake is gated at this time of year but the walk is only about 5-10 minutes.. if you have a Belly Boat it would be worth it
Louis Vuitton

I do not suggest Rolley at this time of year unless you have an inflateable or something. Me and two friends did Rolley in float tubes last year sometime in January, and we all almost froze our asses off. We were so cold that we could not undo the velcro on our wader straps. Just imagine how hard it was for us to take off our waders and put on shoes. We could not do up our laces because our fingers simply did not work. We did get hits, but I wouldn't do it unless you are able to stay out of the water and wear gloves.


Hey Bassmaster, what does w and b stand for at the end of your post? Worms?

worms and bobber / peanut butter?
bass master 99

worms and powerbait of course. Sorry bout that just bein lazy

Hey LV thats a funny story. Sorry to hear you were so cold man I wouldnt be able to handle that temp.
I will try Buntzen as soon as this weather clears up. Although I have fished there in the pooring rain trolling a fly in my boat with good results, I dont think its warm enough for that again.

You could also try Mike Lake out at Golden Ears. With the blast of cold we had and now all this rain most of the lakes will be slow as the fish will be pushed down. Might be not bad if weget about 4 days of warm weather with out much rain.

Golden ears is closed right now due to unsafe terrain so Mike lake is out.

Dont bother with rolley lake its completly frozen. made the hike into it with my float tube and all to find a frozen solid lake!@!!! i was a little dissapointed.

Talk to an old pro on this topic the other day and he says its not worth going out to really any lake right now. The fish are still hibernating and wont wake up till about March. I cant wait....

Caught one on Mill lake this past weekend. Give it a try it is worth it for us fishin nuts who can't stay away that long.

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