when I visited the lake on Monday there was still a lot of ice cover, there was actually a group of guys ice fishing straight out from the mackinaw camp ground area, they were fishing the weed line for perch and had been doing well. there was a lot of open water in the twin creeks area, and there area good number of rainbows there. we are still catching plenty with buggers trailed with a pheasant tail nymph.
Thousand Lake Mountain.
access is still limited on the forsyth res side,
there is snow in the trees just past heart lake that is limiting access.
Solomon basin is accessible from the desert side, a 4 wheel drive is needed.
ice is off meeks, and mostly off of floating island, fishing has been good.
the mountain opens for fishing this Saturday.
access is possible the first seven miles of the donkey road, you will need a 4 wheeler from there, ice is coming off fast from bobs hole.
access is also limited to the fishcreek and Beaver dam areas, a 4 wheeler is helpful at this time of year.
fishing remains good. we have been using a variety of bead headed nymphs with success.