The depth varies quite a bit, but the main section is 15-20 feet deep. Most
of the trout I've caught there in the past couple years have been in 3-8 feet
of water. I've used chronomids as droppers, by themselves, with indicators,
and on long leaders. It's just been a tough start for anyone not using those
maggot looking worms and powerbait.
The good news is the crappie and LMB fishing there has been fantastic!
This two species have become our target now, and the crappie are a blast:
That's an 8'6" rod with Ross Rhythm #2, and most of the crappie have been
We cast out further on occassion to hit last year's trout hot spots, but go
back to the sure thing pretty fast. We'll take the canoe out this weekend,
and see where those trout are.....
I should mention that grew up near that lake, and never liked the idea of
fishing for stocked trout. In fact, I made a point of staying away until the
corn and bobber crowd cleaned the stocked fish out (only took a few weeks
back then). Shooting fish in a barrel was never my bag, unless they're in a