Fishing Reports

October 13-15, 2017

I guided anglers on all three days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught nice walleyes, wipers, crappies, and white bass around main lake points, underwater humps, roadbeds, and near the dam areas in depth of 28 feet or less. All of these fish were caught on 1/2, 3/4 and 1 oz. bladebaits. The surface water temperature…
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October 7 and 8, 2017

I guided anglers on both days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, crappies, walleyes, wipers, two blue catfish, a flathead catfish, and a nice largemouth bass. These fish were caught on 1/2, 3/4, and 1 oz. bladebaits, a 3/4 oz. Lytle's Secret Tail Spinner, a 4 inch swimbait on a 3/8 oz. jighead, a…
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September 28-30, and October 1, 2017

I guided anglers on all four days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, nice walleyes, wipers, crappies, channel catfish, largemouth bass, and a small yellow perch. These fish were caught around main lake points, humps, roadbeds, edges of the river channel next to flats, and near the dam areas in depth of 26 feet…
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September 21-23, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught white bass, wipers, crappies, channel and blue catfish, a nice walleye and largemouth bass. We caught these fish on Carolina Rigs using gizzard shad, Lytle's Secret Tail Spinner, bladebaits, jigging spoons, 4 inch swimbait on a 3/8 oz. jighead, and a five inch flutter spoon. They…
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September 14, 16, and 17, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, nice wipers, channel catfish, a few nice crappies and largemouth bass, and a nice northern pike. They were caught on Carolina Rigs using gizzard shad, 3/4 oz. Lytle's Secret Tail Spinners, 3/4 oz. jigging spoons, 3/4 and 1 oz. bladebaits, and a 4 inch…
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September 7-10, 2017

I guided anglers at Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass up to 15 inches, wipers up to 26 inches, channel catfish up to 26 inches, crappies up to 13 inches, largemouth bass up to 19 inches, few walleyes up to 23 inches, and a 25 inches flathead catfish. These fish were…
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September and October 2017

September  7, 2017 - Swanson Reservoir - Master Angler Wiper Blake Bartlett (Loveland, CO) with a 25 inch wiper caught on a Carolina Rig using a gizzard shad September 7, 2017 - Swanson Reservoir - Master Angler Wiper Blake and Reed Bartlett (Loveland, CO) with a 24.75 inch wiper caught on Carolina Rig using a…
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August 26 and 27, 2017

I took my brother fishing on Saturday and guided two anglers on Sunday at Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of wipers up to 25 inches, white bass up to 15 inches, channel catfish up to 28 inches, 5 walleyes up to 23 inches, 2 nice crappies, and a flathead catfish. We caught these fish on Carolina Rigs…
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August 17-20, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of wipers, white bass, channel catfish, and a flathead catfish around main lake points, underwater humps, and roadbeds in depth of 22 feet or less. They were caught on Carolina Rigs using gizzard shad and 4 inch swimbaits, 4 and 5 inch swimbaits on 1/2 and…
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August 7 and 9-13, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught good numbers of wipers, white bass, channel catfish, a few nice walleyes, largemouth bass, and nice crappies. They were caught on Carolina Rig using gizzard shad and 4 inch swimbaits, 3/4 and 1 oz. Lytle's Secret Tail Spinners, flutter spoons, 3/4 and 1 oz.…
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