Fresno and Nelson Reservoir Fishing Report 5.1.24
By angelamontana

Posted: May 1, 2024

Fresno is 48% full, inflow 567 inflow, outflow is 42 cfs. Main ramp at the dam is open. Fishing has been fair. Look for areas that have structure in the water for best results.

Nelson is full, no inflow or outflow. Walleye fishing has been excellent. Target gravelly areas pitching 1/4 oz jigs tipped with minnows and plastics. 10’ has been my best depth for the spawning fish. Remember, if it’s not a male, release the girls to spawn and make more fishing opportunities for the future.

Good luck.

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