Busy up here over the holidays, with lots of people out trying there hand at ice fishing. Some really cold temps at night, but the daytimes were spectacular, warmed right up, with clear blue skies, lots of sun and no … Continue reading


More snow in the area, maybe 6″ in total. Temperatures have been staying about normal, and it has been nice. According to the forecast, it is supposed to get quite sunny here. Ice hasn’t changed much, about 8″ of safe ice, … Continue reading


First day of winter, and Tunkwa looks like a winter wonderland! Beautiful conditions, and some nice fresh snow. Ice fishing has been good. First light and later afternoon see’t the bite really pick up, and action can be fast! About … Continue reading


Reports coming off the ice this past weekend, sounded like the fishing was slow. Perhaps the storms moving through, had the trout off a bit. Sometime while ice fishing Tunkwa, it really pays to move around, and find schools of … Continue reading


Few reports from people ice fishing coming in. Fishing has been good, with the best bite at first light. Trout are still very shallow. There is a good 6″ of ice, but the surface is a bit sloppy from the … Continue reading


A really cold week up here, with night time temps dipping to -25. No snow since Tuesdays storm, that gave us another few inches of snow. Sounding like the mule deer rut has slowed right down, but whitetail bucks are … Continue reading


Tunkwa froze over early on this week. Grabbed an auger and sent a ‘skinny’ guy out to do some test holes on Friday. We measured good solid ice anywheres from 3″ to 4.5″. Leighton lake still had a couple of … Continue reading

Nov. 23/15

A slow week for hunters in the Tunkwa area, when usually it’d be prime time…….. Some colder night time temps, but still warmer daytimes, some snow down earlier in the week. The snow is very crunchy, making stalking near impossible, … Continue reading

Nov 15,15

We received 20 cm of snow at the valley floor/lake, upper elevation received more. Smaller bucks are on the doe’s but larger bucks have not come out to chase the doe’s. Colder weather forecast should change things dramatically this week as … Continue reading