Winter has arrived at Tunkwa, some fresh snow with rapidly falling temperatures, and they are forecasting some record cold this week. It’s a good week to not be out on the lake, if the forecast is correct.
Fishing the past week has been a bit inconsistent, but trout are being caught. Fishing the shallower bays close to weed beds seems to be key, usually 7′-10′ deep. The fish start to move more and feed the last couple hours of the day, so it’s key to be out there right till dark. Krill or shrimp seem to be the bait of choice now. The ice is a good 9″ thick all over the lake, no slush to contend with either.
Ice is 7 inches thick with 6 inches of snow on the ice and surrounding areas. Fish have been caught in a few spots around the lake with first light and last light being the best action. Weather is mild … Continue reading
Ice thickness has been taped at 7 inches 200 feet off the resorts shoreline. A few guests did quite well while a few didn’t, nice chunky silver clean fish.
4 inches of ice thickness within 200 feet off the resorts shoreline and some of the bays where it’s been frozen for a few weeks. Unsafe to walk across the middle of the lake as it iced up earlier this … Continue reading
Augured a hole off our dock and there is 2″ of ice, ice off the dock is a bit thicker than the lakes main ice sheet. The last 3 nights of -10 got it done. Next few days are a … Continue reading
Tunkwa lake is now 95% iced over and with the now cooler temps overnight and daytime highs hovering around 0 the ice will start to thicken up daily. We will be updating our fishing reports page more frequently as the … Continue reading
Ice formed from a few weeks ago’s cold spell has now melted besides a few bays where the ice is saturated and disappearing with the over night temps of 3 and rain. Weather outlook will keep it ice free for … Continue reading
We have been getting some inquiries on Tunkwa lake conditions. We have had a few nights where temps have dropped to double negatives, causing ice to form. Most of the back bays, and shorelines are frozen with almost a couple … Continue reading
Last week Tunkwa saw some very unstable and unseasonable weather. Lots of strong winds and cool temps, even snow a few of the days. We again hosted the Lauch Style Fly Fishing Championships the past week. Top fly anglers from … Continue reading
Lots of unstable weather in the area, making fishing a bit challenging for most.Fall is definitely here! Water surface temps are down 6 to 7 degrees C from last week! Rainbows are being caught though. Trout to just over 4lbs … Continue reading
Fall fishing has started to turn on the past week! Surface water temps are now just under 60 Deg. and will be slowly dropping. Fish will be feeding hard to fatten up for the winter. This weekend saw some windy … Continue reading
Fish were caught on various methods the past week. Worm under a float caught fish. Blue Fox Spinners, Frog Kwickfish, wedding bands dabbed with a small piece of worm, Vampire leeches, Mini Marts, K-marts, Ruby Eye leeches, Black leeches, Pumkinheads … Continue reading