Hebgen lake welcomes Anglers into the first week of Summer with plentiful and Healthy fish. Reported takes of Rainbows and Browns were caught generally in 15 to 25 feet of water as the latest hatch begins to taper off. Anglers reported great success from both shore and trolling along the northern shore of the lake. Madison and Grayling Arms continue to deliver larger fish in smaller numbers as reported by local fisherman. One local Pro boated and released a 7 LB Brown ( Verified by Kirkwood Marina) Brightly colored streamer flies work well along underwater ledges and Boat fishermen report light colored Spoons, Silverfish, Rapalas and KamLoopers working well in 15 to 20 feet of water. Larger fish were deep this week with several anglers reporting landing and releasing 4 to 6 pound Browns and Rainbows. Water is warming up and fish are active and moving into rocky shoals to feed. Water visibility and clarity is good to excellent and little bottom growth. Fish are expected to be very active this week as temperatures rise.
Hebgen Lake is 99% full and the water temperature is 54 degrees.
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(Feature photo via Thousand Wonders)