Ice fishermen are pulling out mostly trout on the lake and some are pretty large. The fish are biting on power bait and meal worms.
Reports show that ice fisherman who dug holes near shore drop-off areas are pulling out some trout and pike. Some pike have been reported to be eight-to-10 inches. Anglers are having luck with power bait and wax worms.
STAGECOCH AND CATAMOUNT TAILWATERS
Fly fishermen who hike down to the Stagecoach tailwaters or get a tour at Catamount, the only two open spots for fly fishing in the county, are being rewarded with large trout. Any sort of midge pattern is showing success, including red barrs midge larva, WD40 olive, miracle nymph and disco midge.
YAMPA RIVER THROUGH TOWN
Reports are that with the cold temperature, fishing has been difficult if not impossible through town. Locals are expecting ice to melt off slightly in February and larger areas will be open to fish.