Wildhorse Lake

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Trout Fishing Rated Fair As Water Level Drops

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 21, 2014

Flows out of the lake have increased and with the downstream water demands below the reservoir due to the warmer weather and the drought. The water level is now dropping about a foot a week.

“Trout fishing is fair, fishing for cats is...

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Arrive Early For Maximum Trout Success

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 10, 2014

The water level at Wildhorse is dropping about 4 inches a week, algae is growing and trout fishing from shore has gotten a bit tougher.

“Shore anglers should plan on being on the water very early before the surface temperatures start to...

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Lifting Of Gamefish Limits Spurs More Fishing Pressure

Written By: Dan Bacher,
June 12, 2014

Low water levels caused by persistent drought conditions and irrigation demands at Wildhorse and Willow Creek reservoirs have prompted the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners at the request of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW)...

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Trout Fishing Rated Fair As Water Level Drops

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Flows out of the lake have increased and with the downstream water demands below the reservoir due to the warmer weather and the drought. The water level is now dropping about a foot a week.

“Trout fishing is fair, fishing for cats is fair to good, and bass fishing...

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Arrive Early For Maximum Trout Success

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The water level at Wildhorse is dropping about 4 inches a week, algae is growing and trout fishing from shore has gotten a bit tougher.

“Shore anglers should plan on being on the water very early before the surface temperatures start to climb,” advised Joe Doucette of...

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Lifting Of Gamefish Limits Spurs More Fishing Pressure

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Low water levels caused by persistent drought conditions and irrigation demands at Wildhorse and Willow Creek reservoirs have prompted the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners at the request of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) to remove the limit on game...

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Wildhorse Lake - Ice Fishing Enters Tail Stretch

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 9, 2013

(Topaz) Wild Horse at press time still had between fifteen and eighteen inches of good ice, but it is slick and by afternoon has several inches of slush on top, so good boots are definitely in order. “The ice at the state park boat ramp is starting to break up a bit at the edges, so...read more ››

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Tips & Tactics for Wildhorse Lake
Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings! Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Take a look at the tackle assortment of a trout and landlocked king salmon troller and you’ll see a lot of spoons, such as Sep’s Pro...

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Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait? Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

I’m of the opinion that in most situations well-presented natural baits will outperform artificials. Following this philosophy, when the...

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Hoochies For Trout And Salmon Hoochies For Trout And Salmon

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Hoochies are a killer offering for trout and salmon that won't break the bank. To learn more about trolling hoochies, check out this...

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Weather Report for Wildhorse Lake

Todays date: Tuesday July 22, 2014


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