I fished echo reservoir today. The ice was 6"thick with a little slush in a few spots. I started 730 went 150 yards off the boat ramp at the resort. It started out slow until I figured out the fish was just barely under the ice. By 12:00 I caught eleven rainbows, 10 were 11-13 inches and one was 19". I caught them all between 6'-8' deep using a green ratfinky tipped with two spikes. See pic.
I was there at Echo also. Fished for about 5 hours and caught two 13 inch bows on worms and a dead minnow. Had about 35 bites but I am not used to setting the hook on my limp noodle ice rod. all bites were between 5 and 15 feet, under 6 inches of good ice,150 yards in front of the ramp. Only saw one 4 inch perch decked. Never saw so many people by the ramp. Must have stopped to fish on there way to get a lottery ticket.
Freshwater fishing is one of the types of fishing that is ideal for beginning anglers since it can be enjoyed from shore or from land using a simple tackle set up. There are many types of fishing opportunities. There...