Elkhead Reservoir

Current Temperature:
54°

Est Water Temperature:
63° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.27 (High)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 10 Knots (12 MPH)

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Elkhead Reservoir
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-08-26
Well fall has defiantly arrived early this year on Old Hickory and the fishing has been consistently tough for the most part. Fall fishing on Old Hickory is typically pretty tough and usually doesn%u... [more]

-Ian Huey

Colorado Reports

Cataract Lake, CO
2014-08-25
86 degree water August 26 2014. ... [more]

Pinewood Lake, CO
2014-08-22
Reservoir was low, no bites, used power bait (for the kids), spinners, and lipless crank bait. No luck; got skunked. Fished on 8/17 in the AM.... [more]

Elkhead Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Elkhead 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. Vital fishing information for Elkhead Reservoir, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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:
Colorado

County:
Moffat

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
40.584022

Longitude:
-107.363290

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Elkhead Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 63 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Elkhead Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Elkhead Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Elkhead Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   2/5
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- nice to know there are walleye in elkhesd reservoir!! My tip would be to release all walleye so that the population will expand to a population that can tolerate selective harvesting. So the state stocked them? they don\'t do much right but this is a good thing! While im at it...take all the state money you waste on killing pike, smallmouths and whatever else...fish as indigenous as; rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout and create a fishery that will create revenue for the state. the elimination of smallmouths on the lower Yampa, after it had become a world class destination fishery is an example of the ineptitude and ignorance of the people in charge of our resources. The fact that no one can acknowledge that humans are at the top of the food chain, reveals the very ignorance that is behind the decisions being made.It is easier to drink coffee at the local diner than it is to make a decision that may or may not be controversial.Job security is more important than making decisions that may actually benefit humans and wildlife alike. So keep those walleye spawning!1
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Elkhead Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   0/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Elkhead Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   5/5
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Elkhead Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use crawdads along dam for bass, crappie, and even pike!
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Elkhead Reservoir White Bass Fishing

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Elkhead Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   5/5
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Elkhead Reservoir Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Elkhead Reservoir Trout Rating:
   2/5
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Elkhead Reservoir Solar and Lunar Conditions
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:
06:37 MST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:42 MST







Elkhead Reservoir Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://wildlife.state.co.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/co  

State Parks
http://parks.state.co.us/  

State Fishing Records
http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Awar...