Spray Lakes Reservoir Fishing Reports & Feedback

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Average of 50 ratings as of Dec. 11, 2019

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by Moo on Dec. 11, 2019

About 8 inches of ice caught 3 lakers had lots of action

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by Alex_2013 on Dec. 9, 2019

Thank you!!!

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by Cteed on Dec. 9, 2019

went out yesterday (Sunday Dec 8, 2019) Ice was great, 10"+ of good black ice. Fishing was slow until sun hit the lake then was pretty good from 60-80 fow.

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by Alex_2013 on Dec. 4, 2019

Hello! Did anybody drive by the lake? How is the ice? Thanks.

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by Savage sage947 on Nov. 8, 2019

i saw people skating is there enough ice?

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by scordz on Jul. 27, 2019

The water level is high and you can launch any size boat.

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by Tech42 on Jul. 26, 2019

How is the water level for launching a boat thanks

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jul. 24, 2019

Tried white tube with smelt few times, worked very well

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by scordz on Jul. 24, 2019

Hi EthanAW, from boat.

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by EthanAW on Jul. 18, 2019

scordz, was this from shore or by boat

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by scordz on Jul. 17, 2019

I use smelt. Power bait works pretty good as well. Once I catch my limit, I try other things like tube jigs, etc. but they don't work as well.

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jul. 8, 2019

Hi Scordz

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by scordz on Jul. 8, 2019

Hi Alex

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by FishFinder-Alex on Jul. 7, 2019

hey Scordz, what did you use for a bait or lure?

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by scordz on Jul. 3, 2019

Meant to say "Fished near the boat launch, WHICH is usually pretty good but nothing."

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by scordz on Jul. 3, 2019

Fished near the boat launch, with is usually pretty good but nothing. Took a drive to the very end of the lake and spotted a ton of fish and caught our limit in no time.

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by Bigheaddoug on Jun. 24, 2019

Thanks Scordz! Ya heading there with my kayak soon.

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by scordz on Jun. 24, 2019

Hi Bigheaddoug, there are no facilities at Goat or boat launch. I don't believe motorized boats are allowed but you can definitely use a Kayak,etc.

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by Bigheaddoug on Jun. 21, 2019

Has anyone got any info on Goat Lake (Pond)? Any facilities there, boat launch etc.

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by scordz on Jun. 21, 2019

Hi Corkdown, wind can pick up quite quickly at Spray. I always check the wind forecast before I head out and make sure it's under 10 KM/h. The lower lake at Spray (Goat Lake), is more secluded and better for Kayaks.

by Corkdown on Jun. 18, 2019

So my kid and I were thinking about trying for lake trout for the first time wondering if good or bad to use kayaks? Thanks

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by Cal_Fisher on Jun. 17, 2019

Thanks Scordz & Fishtracker!

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by scordz on Jun. 17, 2019

Water levels are still low. Just barely enough to launch the boat but still a good day of fishing. Caught 9 in about 2 1/2 hours between the 3 of us.

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by Fishtracker on Jun. 14, 2019

Was just barely enough water to trailer launch a 16ft on roller trailer. Water was up to back bumper on truck while launching.

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by Cal_Fisher on Jun. 13, 2019

Has anyone gone to Spray Lake recently? how's the water level to launch a boat?

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by scordz on May. 23, 2019

There's lake trout in Goat Pond. I think there's Grayling as well but I've never caught one.

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by Zombarak on May. 22, 2019

So true, i have a picture from last year fishing from shore the 1st week of june. It looks like it will be the same this year. BTW, what fish is in goat pond? I used to see people fishing there but couldnt find any information on it online.

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by scordz on May. 22, 2019

At least 10% of ice left. Last year at this time I had the boat out as there was open water from the launch to the end of the campground. By middle of next week, I would think at least half of the lake will be thawed out. We just ended up fishing from shore on the lower lake, which i think is called goat pond.

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by Zombarak on May. 21, 2019

Thank you so much Scordz for the update, would you say 10%u201D of ice left?

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by scordz on May. 21, 2019

Still frozen Zombarak. I would say another week and a half to two weeks. I'll probably head back up on June 1.

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by Zombarak on May. 20, 2019

Hi guys, anyone been at spray this weekend? When do you think all the ice will completely melt?

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by Fabbi16 on May. 4, 2019

There is still 2 feet of ice at spray

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by Biggers on Apr. 15, 2019

Thinking of going down this weekend.. any updates on if the ice is still fishable? Have the edges melted at all?

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by Fnkmsta on Apr. 15, 2019

We are in Canmore for a couple days and want to go fishing. Does anyone know the ice condition?

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by Fabbi16 on Apr. 6, 2019

Roughly 3 feet of ice where I was at around sparrow hawk. Had a great day. 11 lake trout between 2 of us in 4 hours.

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by Tip_Up on Apr. 6, 2019

Lots of good solid ice still. Forgot the measuring tape but I would guess 38-40 inches of ice still just off of driftwood. There is open water On the north between the driftwood point and the dam Hardly any snow on the ice. No slush and no water on top of the ice. It was a slow day but a nice day to get out. Water level has been dropping which may change how long the ice lasts. It was down 5 feet from 2 weeks ago.

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by tinymac on Apr. 4, 2019

how thick is the ice?

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by blk on Apr. 2, 2019

What were you using for lures.

by DNCM on Mar. 31, 2019

Fished today at driftwood. Deepest hole was 50ft water was down. Fishing was decent caught 9 between 2 guys all depths and lost just as many. Slowed down after 2pm. No whites

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by blk on Mar. 29, 2019

I was out at Driftwood today, fished in 42 feet of water. Not a bite. Seen 1 laker and several Whitefish on camera, they weren't interested

by Cg78 on Mar. 29, 2019

Caught a couple lake trout 2-3 lbs. marked lots of fish all day. Big thanks to Troy from Alberta fishing Charters.
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by blk on Mar. 26, 2019

Thanks Tip Up, plan on heading there Thursday or Friday

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by Tip_Up on Mar. 25, 2019

Lots of good solid ice still. The water is down which is normal for this time of year. As for the surface there was 4-6 inches of soft snow on the ice. No water on the ice which was shocking. Both days were pretty slow but weFACEBOOK

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by blk on Mar. 25, 2019

Any ice updates after this past weekend?

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by Alex18 on Mar. 23, 2019

Anyone know how the ice is doing any water on top ?

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by Kvo on Mar. 18, 2019

Park along the side of the road where everyone else parks. Bring a sled and walk out to the middle that's the only way to get out on the lake.

by iFish Guest on Mar. 8, 2019

Dodgeman, only way to get there is to hoof it. The campground is closed for winter and it’s blocked off.

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by dodgeman on Mar. 6, 2019

can anyone tell me if its possible to access the west side of spray lakes this time of year

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by Artemis on Feb. 21, 2019

Three of us were there on January 19, 2019. One person caught limit, other two caught '2' each. All Lakers, largest 15-16 inches, out in 90 - 100 feet of water, ice about 30 inches. Everyone using smelt for bait. Weather clear, lots of people fishing.

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by Tiger Trout on Jan. 28, 2019

Heads up people do NOT back down the boat launch you will get stuck every time we have been there someone has been stuck . We had some bites with power bait but none landed .

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