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cutbow_master
01-18-2006, 12:08 PM
Heading to Topaz this weekend. Has anyone been trollong there recently? If so, How the fishing? Is there any ice on the lake? Fog?


Thanks, Chuck

fishmagnet
01-18-2006, 12:18 PM
cutbow
Fished Topaz a couple weeks ago. CD9 and F13"s seemed to be the ticket. Bright colors' Clown or Orange. Caught most of the fish down the middle of the lake. I've also been targeting the big One f18 rianbow. I know their is some big browns and rainbows in the lake. No big one yet. Good luck!

troutfan
01-18-2006, 03:26 PM
Everything I've seen and heard agrees with Fishmagnet. The fish are out toward the middle which gives a distinct advantage to boats. *It seems that shore fishing has slowed down a little and from my experience won't pick up much until March.

Mad_Russian
01-18-2006, 04:43 PM
Shore fishing has slowed down more than alot, water level keeps rising too, from 10 days ago seems like water came up at least 16''

troutfan
01-18-2006, 04:55 PM
Yeah I have never seen the lake so full this time of year. *That is good for the summer though. *From here on in the warmer it gets the better Topaz will be. *I do think it's going to be a very good year for nice hold-overs! ;) ;D
Sorry for the semi-hijack. The Raps that fishmagnet recommended are great but don't forget the flashers and worms.

Mad_Russian
01-18-2006, 08:05 PM
Hey Troutfan, have you got a boat? If yes, do ya fell like doing some fishing this Saturday, perhaps? :)

cutbow_master
01-20-2006, 11:01 AM
Thanks for the info guys, I'll report back next week.


Chuck

Mad_Russian
01-20-2006, 02:16 PM
I'll be fishing Topaz tomorrow, will post something either tomorrow night or Sunday morning

troutfan
01-20-2006, 05:10 PM
We rented a boat today and I caught three in seven hours, it was really slow! *I think I'll do it off the bank tomorrow! ;)

Mr_Ed
01-20-2006, 07:19 PM
Sounds to me that you guys did not have ALL your ABC"S together.? I have not had that much of a problem with catching fish at Topaz.

Rapala's, Blades & worms usually get results. However there are 3 more ways to catch trout while trolling; maybe you will get to fish with me some time ?

Mr. Ed

Mr_Ed
01-23-2006, 09:08 AM
Thinking of going Wen or Thur * 47/26 & 49/26, weather looks pretty good. *

Might pick up two "strays" on the way.....have yet to get a reply from them.

Ed (one stray just got run over )

troutfan
01-23-2006, 09:54 AM
Nobody was catching too much this past weekend. The moon and the barometer and the cold temperatures all contributed to the slow weekend. That's fishing. ;)

Mr_Ed
01-24-2006, 06:35 PM
Did not make it to topaz yet "somebody" & I went to Tahoe today. (tue 24th) All the big boys south in front of the clubs. Maybe this week end?

Mr_Ed
01-27-2006, 05:33 PM
Going Sat 28, will be on the water at 9am ?
Will pick up someone in Carson & head out.

Will advise how the "winter" start came out for the old pharts. Might be C&R unless pardners icebox is empty.

Later Ed

troutfan
01-27-2006, 05:49 PM
Going Sat 28, will be on the water at 9am ?
Will pick up *someone in Carson & head out.

Will advise how the "winter" start came out for the old pharts. * *Might be C&R unless pardners icebox is empty.

Later *Ed
Hey Ed have you seen the weather report? *We don't want to loose you. Sunday looks alot better.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/index.php?wfo=rev&zone=caz073&fire=caz273&county=c ac051&dgtl=1&lat=38.677083333333&lon=-119.54125

Mr_Ed
01-28-2006, 05:25 PM
Thats what I told somebody. 20-30mph might be a little strong? How about Sunday? He agreed ! Should only be 10-15mph, no problem with my 17ft bayliner (tan) & 70 merc.....2004 Jeep (silver).... in case you are there.

Room for 3 if you like to join us.

Will be at carson at 8 and on the water by 9? c/o the 1st ramp near the lodge, not the park.

With the S/W wind, maybe the ne area will have lots of bait ? Later Ed

Mr_Ed
01-28-2006, 07:49 PM
Yes sir boss man, sure did. Did not feel like taking my boat surfing, called my buddy up and we will try Sunday.

Sat. went to the "Sportsman" and got some "Spectra" Power Pro in 8# (eq dia 2 ) This stuff is even thinner than "Fireline". Can't wait to give it a try! Just wounder how much deeper my tolls will go ?

Thanks for the heads up....Ed