A beautiful sunny and warm day today with highs to 27, evening temps are up to 8 last night from cooler temps the previous nights. Water temps were 56 yesterday on the surface, down considerably for some time. Today Damsels reappeared along with Dragon flies, Cinnamon Caddis have been coming off and some are doing well on Caddis pupae slow stripped. Today with warmer waters from the warm day fish have moved to deeper waters and some chironomid fishers started doing well on larva patterns like the Coppertop in large sizes. We expect good hatches to return with the more warmer and stable weather pattern which looks good for the next 5 to 6 days. Fish have been caught on Kwick fish,Hotshots, #14 Chironomids(Come see us) damsel patterns, leeches and caddis pupae.
Ice fishing has been very good the past few days. Trout are actively feeding in the shallows, gorging on scuds(freshwater shrimp). Fishing the low light periods see’s the best action, first light and the last hour of light in the … Continue reading
Tunkwa area received incredible amounts of rain on Sat night and most of the day Sunday. All this water and snow melt ended up sitting on-top of the ice, causing very slippery and wet conditions. Amazingly die hards were out … Continue reading
2 holes were drilled through the ice in front of the resort and thickness is 5 inches, an inch less than last week. We like to see 4 inches for foot traffic. Overnight temperatures return to below freezing Sunday night … Continue reading
Ice thickness is just under 6 inches with a couple centimeters of snow on top of the ice. There have been people ice fishing off the day use site and around Bird Sanctuary Island the past week.
A couple holes were drilled this morning and ice thickness is 3-4 inches in front of the resort. Other areas have not been checked and no one has been seen ice fishing. … Continue reading
Tunkwa Lake froze completely over last night, -24 will do that! I think this is the earliest I’ve seen it freeze. We will post updates on our Fishing Reports Page when we get out and measure the ice for thickness……we … Continue reading
Cooler nights and days have dropped water temps. Fish have been seen porpoiseing in shallow water and anglers fishing a few feet below the surface have been catching fish to 3lbs. Fish are in great shape and have been taken … Continue reading
Some unstable weather since the last report, including waking up to the hills around Tunkwa covered in snow! A fair bit of rain in the area to, and the campfire ban was lifted on Friday! Weather has certainly improved, with … Continue reading
Fall has definitely arrived to the Tunkwa area. We’ve awoke to a couple morning with temps in the -6C range! This past week we saw lots of wind, stirring the lake up pretty good, and making fishing a bit tougher. … Continue reading
Fall has arrived with temps down to 0 and highs to 15 with a North-west wind direction. trolling kwick fish, Bingo bugs and hot shots over the weed beds has produced fish to just over 3 lbs. Worm under a … Continue reading
Fishing is a bit slow, fish have been caught mainly trolling. Pumkinheads, halfbacks, blue Maroon leeches are picking up fish along with attractor patterns. Chironomid fisherman have been getting a few on Bloodworms, #14 dark green, John Kent’s Ductape,Smoke,Elvis patterns. … Continue reading