Fresno and Nelson Reservoirs Fishing Report by Brian Olson 5.4.23
By angelamontana

Posted: May 5, 2023

Fresno is full of water. Water is stained, and the main lake surface temp is in the 40s. Walleye fishing is slow. Crappie can be caught in the backs of the bays around the sunken trees.

Nelson is about 75% full. The ice went off on Monday. Water is stained on the upper end to good on the north end. Water temp also in the 40s. Walleye fishing is slow. Fishing will improve quickly, try jigs with minnows in 5’-10’ of water on gravel bars.

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