Spray Lakes Reservoir Fishing Reports & Feedback

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by Artemis on Apr. 7, 2021

Scordz: About 3.5 km south from Driftwood Boat Launch. Was there yesterday and caught '2' lake trout. Ice out in center of reservoir was still 30"+. Water depth between 63' - 65'.

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by scordz on Mar. 20, 2021

Hi Artimis,where abouts were you on the lake?

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by Artemis on Mar. 18, 2021

Weather was clear, light breeze and sunny. Ice thickness was about 25"-30". Water depth 65-78 ft. Caught limit of lake trout, largest was 15 1/2". Great day on the lake.

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by RussG on Feb. 28, 2021

Fished for a few hours opposite of boat launch in 63" of water. 3.5' of ice. Maybe one nibble. Close to a foot of snow makes for hard walking.

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by Artemis on Jan. 25, 2021

January 21, 2021. Ice about 18" thick. Depth in area was 65 feet about 1 km south of boat launch to middle of the lake. Landed '2' small lake trout but released them.

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by Airdriewheels on Jan. 9, 2021

Was out today from 8am to 4pm. Only one laker bite in 90 ft of water. Quite a few fish on the fish finder but they didn't seem interested in anything we were offering. Went closer to shore at around noon to try for whitefish. Couple nibbles but nothing landed. Tons of people out on the ice. Not sure how successful anyone else was.

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by Zombarak on Dec. 21, 2020

Excellent day today, fished at 106ft of water and caught my limit in an hour me and my friend. Ice thickness was just under 10 inches .

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by Moo on Dec. 19, 2020

Was out on Dec.16 (6-7 in of ice)... fished near the cliffs in 80 FOW. Was looking for the big lakers. Caught 2 lakers. Lots of fish on the camera.

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by Zombarak on Dec. 17, 2020

How thick is the ice, i am planning to go this weekend?

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by Bacau_Ro on Dec. 12, 2020

Onting i was out in 70 feet deep of water straight out from the driftwood boat launch walk straight in the middle of the lake

by onting on Dec. 9, 2020

How far are you from shore and how deep? Planning to give a try this weekend. Thanks

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by Bacau_Ro on Dec. 2, 2020

Was out yesterday. Caught 1 laker & 1 whitefish. Ice thickness at the start of the lake is 6 inches and further south at driftwood is sketchy 3 inches lots of fish on the sonar

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by wojti7 on Nov. 16, 2020

Hey guys ! How is the ice on spray ?? Ready to go ?

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by scordz on Aug. 1, 2020

Biting well yesterday.Caught our limit in just over an hour

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by scordz on Jul. 30, 2020

Fishing was slow between the 15th and 25th but has picked up a bit.We caught our limit yesterday.

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by Al63 on Jul. 25, 2020

Spent the day shore fishing. Driftwood and Sparrowhawk. No bites. No sign of fish.

by Lost dog on Jul. 13, 2020

A HotSpot Marker was added for Spray Lakes Reservoir
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by Bob5475 on Jul. 4, 2020

I did shore fishing there but not successful! any hot spot or idea? Thanks

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by LilyE on Jun. 26, 2020

Hey

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jun. 24, 2020

Caught 4 in 2 hours. average 16 inch and 1.5 lbs.

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by scordz on Jun. 23, 2020

Caught 9 good size lakers between the 3 of us. https://twitter.com/scordz/status/1275497031419621376?s=21

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jun. 16, 2020

Used white tube and smelt today. Vert slow. Caught 2 in 4 hours.

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by scordz on Jun. 16, 2020

Hi Bob I took the boat out.caught on smelt and green powerbait

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by Bob5475 on Jun. 15, 2020

HI scordz, Did you fish on the boat or Shore? Did you use bait?

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by scordz on Jun. 15, 2020

Caught 5 between me and my dad.tons of bites but the weather turned and had to call it a day.will head back this weekend

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jun. 15, 2020

Thank you sir, how was fishing?

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by scordz on Jun. 13, 2020

Hi Fishfinder was out yesterday and water levels were fine to launch my 18 foot boat

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jun. 12, 2020

Hi guys, how is water level at spray? Is it ok to take my boat next week?

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by scordz on Jun. 9, 2020

Messages always get caught off on this thing.i didnt catch that lunker.Wish I did :)

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by scordz on Jun. 9, 2020

My messages always get caught off.I didn

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by Zombarak on Jun. 9, 2020

Wow thats amazing, you sre probably the one the fish and wild life officer told me about. Was it 21lbs?

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by scordz on Jun. 8, 2020

Below is a link the the laker caught at Spray in March.Insane

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by scordz on Jun. 8, 2020

https://twitter.com/scordz/status/1270020862964457474?s=21

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by scordz on Jun. 8, 2020

Hi zombarak

by Zombarak on Jun. 7, 2020

A fish and wild life officer stopped by and mentioned to me that she seen a guy pull a 21lb laker during this past ice fishing season, thats crazy i would love to see a picture

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by Zombarak on Jun. 7, 2020

What an amazing weekend it was, I caught my record laker at Spay, almost 7lbs. Caught it from shore on a smelt. I still suck at catching whites there but next time i will try LGLG tricks. Good luck to you all.

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by LGLG on Jun. 6, 2020

Hello Bob5475, recent years I did not use any bait just the size 10 wired worm as I can get the white anyway. Early years tried a tiny bit of cut shrimp worked well, stopped using that as I feel once the white comes it will bite anyway plus using real bait causing more damage to the fish for fish you don’t want to keep. If you bring small children want them have fun for sure using some bait will always be good as fish tend to swallow it more vs a bare hook. Bait fish not allowed. Never tried with real worms but guess will work well.

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by Bob5475 on Jun. 3, 2020

sorry for typo! Hi LGLG thanks for sharing your experience and the tips. Do we need to add worm or other baits to the hook?

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by Bob5475 on Jun. 3, 2020

Hi LGLG for sharing your experience and he tips. Do we need to add worm or other baits to the hook?

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by Zombarak on May. 31, 2020

Was there yesteday, a few small open spots but nothing major. Next week for sure

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by Lindol on May. 27, 2020

Thank you scordz for the feedback.

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by scordz on May. 27, 2020

Hi Lindol,was out on Sunday and there was no open water.Hopefully this weekend a few areas will be open but i'm thinking not until June 6th

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by Lindol on May. 27, 2020

Hi guys, I'm planning to bring my kids fishing on the weekend. How's the lake condition as of this week? Is the lake still covered with ice? Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

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by Zombarak on May. 21, 2020

Thanks man, that's really helpful. I always fish spray lake and have amazing luck catching lakers but never succeeded catching whitefish from shore, hopefully when the ice melts i will try your way and see what happens

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by LGLG on May. 20, 2020

I stopped doing open water fishing for many years as I don’t have a boat. Tried other lakes in past and yes using a bobber I got both white and trout. The trick is how to ensure your hook will be 1-3 feet above the bottom. I used a stopper, you can buy it or easily Search Online to tie it yourself. For 15 feet water I set stopper about 12 -14 feet from hook. I bought a wireless depth finder from amazon, for unknown lake/area using it can get very accurate depth reading for the spot you want put hook into. This way you will know how far away from hook you need to set the stopper.

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by Zombarak on May. 19, 2020

Thank you LGLG, would you do the same setup when fishing from shore? Do you use a bobber?

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by LGLG on May. 19, 2020

Nice laker Scordz and thanks for sharing! Laker I caught only about half the size of the one your dad got. Cheers.

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by scordz on May. 19, 2020

This link should work better. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAYGzh1jdDM/?igshid=14s5oz6elx94j

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by scordz on May. 19, 2020

Thanks LGLG. My dad caught this beauty yesterday at Spray. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10163825693465107&set=a.10152385621520107&type=3

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by LGLG on May. 18, 2020

I put a weight 2 feet above the hook, set the hook anywhere from 1-3 feet from bottom and start jigging. Since the weight is bigger in size vs the hook, quite often the fish came to the weight first then you just need to move the hook up let the fish see it then it will take the hook. When I fish in over 15 FOW I will use a flasher, under 15 you can simply look through the water and can see the fish comes easily if you have a ice shelter. Hope this helps. This is one of my favourite lakes, just the gorgeous mountain view worth the trip. Bottom line is, always put safety first.

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