The recent arctic outflow has increased the lake ice from 12 to 14 inches to 15-18 inches. Temps have warmed up to a bit below seasonal. Fish have been caught over the weekends off weed beds being the best results.Worms,krill,deli shrimp have caught fish. We have 4-6 inches of snow around the resort and 4-5 inches on the lakes ice. No slushy or wet spots with the current conditions exist.
Over the gorgeous weekend some guests did extremely well while other caught a few fish and others struggled. First light and last light fishing 3-8 feet produced the best results.
Happy New Years! Just a quick update on the ice fishing. Ice condition on Tunkwa are good, lots of cold nights have been building the ice. A bit of a warm spell, cause a bit of a sloppy top, but … Continue reading
This past weekend, saw a few folks out on Tunkwa fishing through the ice. For the most part, reports were good to excellent, with anglers getting into fish. People fishing in areas that weren’t holding trout, obviously weren’t catching them! … Continue reading
-19 here last night! That did it. We measured 5” of ice in the area we have measured previously. About 20’ from where we where testing we found a small open hole, caused by a piece of dead weed absorbing … Continue reading
Last night at Tunkwa we dropped down to -16°C, great for making ice. This morning Chance and I did another test hole (the same area as yesterday). Solid clear Ice was just a bit more then 3″, the 1.5″ layer … Continue reading
I was just out on the lake in front of the resort, drilling(most of Tunkwa had opened back up after the first freeze over, then refroze). My test hole measured at 3″, with snow, slush and water sitting on top … Continue reading
Lake ice looks like about 2” of clear solid ice in front of the resort , we need 4” to be safe. As ice thickens we will be updating it’s conditions.
Tunkwa Lake completely froze over Friday night, we will be updating it’s ice thickness as the hardwater season continues.
-14 temperatures overnight without any wind has Tunkwa frozen over with an inch of ice. We will update the fishing reports with the progression of ice thickness. Tunkwa fished extremely well this fall! Edit: The main part of the lake … Continue reading
Fishing remained consistent and good since the last report. The weather has turned cool and wet, with some wet snow in the mix on Sunday. The trout are still shallow, and really feeding up with the cool nights, they know … Continue reading
Trout fishing remained pretty good these past few days, for most guests. The weather actually wasn’t as bad as forecasted, with the rains mostly coming at night, or later in the day, guests fished all the days. The trout have … Continue reading