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Area Sport Fishing Reports
April 28, 2016
Lakes are opening up fast!
Quartz Lake still has some big sheets of ice, but they will be gone very soon if the weather keeps up.
All the Donnelly Training area lakes are ice free.
Lost Lake is ice free.
Lisa Lake trail is in good shape. There are a few puddles, but otherwise no problem. The ice has melted back about 4 or 5 ft. from the shore of the lake.
Coal Mine Road is in pretty good shape, It’s not yet passable by Highway vehicle because of a few remaining snow drifts mostly around Range View Lake, but it is no problem getting all the way back to Ken’s Pond on ATV’s. The trail to Coal Mine #5 is also good.
The ice is just starting to pull back off shore on all the Coal Mine Rd. lakes. A few fish were sighted cruising the edges at Ken’s pond.
Arctic Grayling are in the Delta Clearwater River, retention is prohibited until June 1, at which point, the allowable harvest is 1 per day/1 in possession, 12 inches or less.
This report will be updated as conditions warrant.