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Anyone been fishing Clear Fork lately ?

Discussion in 'Muskie & Pike Discussions' started by Blue Pike, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. The Walleye bite in the upland reservoirs in the NW part of the state have slowed down a bit.

    May be a good time to give the Muskie a try.

    Just last week I set the boat up for trolling. I have very limited experience trolling for Muskie, any suggestion on technique and what lures to use?

    Any info on Clear Fork would be much appreciated, water temperature , is the water muddy from the storms last week?

    Thanks Blue Pike
  2. Read around from what i hear you cant cast or troll it with out getting weeds . It is choked pretty bad from what i am hearing.

  3. Jshbuckeye --- Thanks for the info.

    I fished Clear Fork Saturday, the weed are pretty thick but not that bad.
    I fished a spinnerbait most of the morning and trolled a few hours in the afternoon and called it quits about 2:30 or so.

    Water Temp at first light 73 at noon it was 75.

    Can't see very deep in the water, maybe a foot or so at the boat ramp. On the NE end of the lake I could see a silver holo ernie down about two feet.

    Had one fish (that I seen) after a Black/nickel Rad Dog. No hook up but still a good day on the water.
  4. I want to find a good a muskie lake to fish. been there 3 times or so,and my brother is the only one who had a good muskie on Besides trolling is there a better way to fish that place?
  5. :S I had my brother come down we had no luck it was a nice day to be out on the water. Im still looking for me first clear fork muskie. maybe this fall will pay off for me.