Fishing report for Fresno and Nelson Reservoirs by Brian Olson 12.21.23
By angelamontana

Posted: December 22, 2023

Fresno is 25% full. The reservoir is ice covered. The areas I would concentrate on would be the main lake points off Keighns Bay and the basin area off Kremlin Bay. In day times fish in 20’ or deeper, early mornings or evenings 15’ and shallower. I like to jig, also I would have tip ups set using salted minnows.

Nelson is 78% full. The reservoir is ice covered. Best walleye fishing is still in about 20’ of water. Perch and northern fishing is also good. Use live minnows on tip ups and jig. Both reservoirs are reporting 6” of ice in the bays and up to 4” elsewhere. Check ice conditions! Good luck.

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