Sage Hen Reservoir
Current Temperature:
38°
Est Water Temperature:
37° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
29.82 (Rising)
Wind Speed:
South at 16 Knots (18 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Sage Hen Reservoir fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Sage Hen Reservoir water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Idaho
Latitude:
44.324172
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Valley
Longitude:
-116.189767
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Guest
2016-02-04
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
This is an excellent lake to fish, and the camping is great. I was there last year in August, and caught, and released a lot of fish. I did notice most trout I caught had a fungus of some kind on them. I am not sure what it was. Nice place, and great camp host\'s. By the way, we were fishing from pontoon boats.
Sage Hen Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Sage Hen Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Sage Hen Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
5
Sage Hen Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Sage Hen Reservoir Crappie Rating:
3.5
Sage Hen Reservoir Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Sage Hen Reservoir Walleye Rating:
3.5
Sage Hen Reservoir Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Sage Hen Reservoir Catfish Rating:
5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Sage Hen Reservoir White Bass Rating:
3
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Sage Hen Reservoir Trout Rating:
3.5
Sage Hen Reservoir Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The trout fishing is best in float tubes/belly boats while drifting next to shore, and nymph powerbait works best
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

08:36 MST

Sunset:

19:20 MST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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