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Gene St. Denis
02-12-2017, 05:03 PM
Tahoe Browns, Rainbows and Macks 2/12/2017 . The last 4 weeks have been tough fishing with the weather and putting the PT-109 in Lake Tahoe that is for sure . The last Heavy rains washed alot of the snow pack away and caused major flooding, Mud ,and rock slides everywhere in the Tahoe Basin .The ramp at Cave Rock is currently open . There is a rock slide that has closed hwy 50 at Logan shoals just north of Cave Rock both ways . There is a closure of hwy 50 west of echo summit to Pollock pines both ways . Carson pass has closed several times every day due to snow avalanches. We have bee fishing for macks ( 3 to 17 pounds :thumbsup:) in 80 to 150 feet with dodgers and minnows and flat fish ( white / chrome ) . Cal Neva pt., Tahoe city shelf ( which is heavily Loaded with Mackinaw ) and sugar pine point . Go deeper as the sun rises. Toplining for Rainbows, Browns, and Macks has been slow to good depending on the day . We have hit Deadman Point, skunk Harbor, and eagle point to Baldwin beach for some nice fish 1 to 7 pounds . One day a couple macks 3 to 5, then the next some rainbows 1 to 3 and a Brown or 2 in the 20inch to 26 inch realm . :salmon:The next day NADA . Smaller Stick baits 1.5 inchs to 6 inchs have been key in rainbow, chub, minnow, and brown patterns . Bend your tie in down a little and try to your chosen lure to wiggle with good action at the slowest speed you can troll reasonably right in Danger close to the shore and submerged boulders. 10 to 20 feet is good. If you do not know the terrain then stay out deeper ..say 25 feet of so and use countdowns , lead core, or rubber core sinkers 5 feet ahead of your favorite lure. Use scents such as trophy trout or shrimp .:signfishon34hi6zv: Water is more cloudy and full of debris next to south shore from runoff ( check lures often to clean off ), much clearer everywhere else . Drain your trailer well before pulling up to help the next trailer or yourself later to get out . Cal road link..... http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ ... and here is Nevada road link .... http://nvroads.com/ ..... and here is the Cave rock and lake Forrest ramps conditions , openings and closures..... http://tahoeboatinspections.com/category/news/ .... Cheers ! :banana: Gene St. Denis Blue Ribbon Fishing Charters (530) 544-6552 www.blueribbonfishing.com (http://www.blueribbonfishing.com)

Gene St. Denis
02-14-2017, 05:31 AM
Emerald Bay , Carson Pass , and Kingsbury Grade are now open .:9997dp: Cheers ! GST

maxpain7
02-16-2017, 12:57 PM
Any suggestion where to hit for fun fishing in south lake tahoe for trout? I'll be around the Tahoe keys with friends. Thanks for any suggestion.

Bentnbroken
02-16-2017, 02:00 PM
Thanks for the info

Gene St. Denis
02-22-2017, 04:42 PM
Current road closures 1. Emerald Bay closed 2. Carson Pass 3. Mt Rose To shore fish try cave rock, sand harbor , and out of town but still unfrozen ..topaz lake . :fish_jumps: Cheers ! GST

Bentnbroken
02-23-2017, 12:33 PM
great post, thanks for the 411

Gene St. Denis
02-25-2017, 01:17 PM
Great news people ! :bananasplits: All roads into Lake Tahoe are now open except for Emerald Bay ! :wow_2:The Road crews with a break in the weather , have been working overtime to move all the boulders and debris of the Highways . Cheers ! :yahoo: GST

Gene St. Denis
02-25-2017, 04:29 PM
Great news , Emerald Bay has opened this afternoon !! :elephant: This means all routes into Lake Tahoe area Now Open ! :fish_jumps: It is truly Jump for Joy Time ! Kudos to the California and Nevada Road Crews !! :schulz9lh: Minor storms ahead but ...just maybe the Big Horrible Monster Storms ......have .....taken a break.......just maybe . We all hope ... :suesscat: ... ( Snow Shock Syndrome " ) . Boy, do we Hope ! Some hope more than others . ....and resort to alternate means ...such as...:kahuna38kk:" the Udga Bodga " !! Several drinks assist in the " Udga Bodga " ! Cheers ! :party-smiley-0201: Gene St. Denis

Gene St. Denis
02-28-2017, 07:15 AM
Emerald Bay is closed again due to a large avalanche at this time .....:1sheep03h7ot: ...... oh well ...GST