Average of 518 ratings as of Mar. 19, 2017
by Fish fry on Mar. 19, 2017
Thanks for the info catching any fish?
by D-bar1 on Mar. 19, 2017
Trucks were driving on the ice yesterday. Didn't see any flood water on south & east side lots of ice in the holes I drilled didn't measure but had to bury the ice auger to get through
by Fish fry on Mar. 18, 2017
How is the ice? Can a guy get around with a pickup yet or is it full of flood water?
by 3dslayer on Feb. 20, 2017
19" inches of ice off to the southwest where you enter onto the ice. Ice is rotting from the underside. 24" inches off to the southeast past the resort in in about 8-9 ft of water. Watch for the pressure ridge off the point there where as water is coming onto the ice.
by dooley on Feb. 15, 2017
by lunckerchaser on Feb. 14, 2017
Perch biting yet? Coming out tomorrow
by ps on Feb. 10, 2017
A HotSpot Marker was added for Snipe LakeView on Map
by Perchslayer on Feb. 2, 2017
How's the fishing? Is it still really slow? Had a slow time last time we were up :( drank to much cuz we were so slow catching fish.Lol 3 fish in 3 days at the start of January
by Chucker89 on Jan. 21, 2017
Anyone catching perch ? Thinking of making the trip ..
by SeanSouthAfrica on Jan. 5, 2017
Richhfk Hwo were they biting?
by Richhfk on Jan. 4, 2017
Ice Report: 16 in
by FISHY-FINGER on Dec. 26, 2016
Holy sht i gotta big one!!!
by stanthefisherman on Dec. 25, 2016
Hahah, spot on Chip. You might as well tell me and only me where you're catching all the walleyes. ;) ; I was driving on Sturgeon today and there was 20inches so im thinking Snipe should be the same.
by Golfcrazy on Dec. 25, 2016
Anyone know an updated ice report. Will be looking for whites tomorrow. Any help would be awesome
by Chip on Dec. 25, 2016
Snickers just doesn't want any visitors lol tons of walley in the lake got pics to prove it and all went back.
by snickers on Dec. 14, 2016
only jack and whitefish left. walleye and perch got fished out.. it will take a yr or two for a come back.
by Glasser on Dec. 14, 2016
Ice Report: 8 inGood ice. At least 8 _10 inches. Good to drive on.
by SturgeonWalleyeSlayer on Dec. 14, 2016
I have never fished Snipe Lake, where are the hotspots. I hear there are some big Pike in there .Any walleye hotspots? We will be walking. Any warm water springs to look out for(thin Ice)?
by Alberta fishing on Dec. 5, 2016
Awesome thanks for update going on next days off to the honey hole
by SeanSouthAfrica on Dec. 4, 2016
6 inches of good ice.
by SeanSouthAfrica on Nov. 29, 2016
Where on the lake did you try...Thanks for the update
by Bjwater on Nov. 29, 2016
Ice Report: 3 inCracked as soon as the ice auger punched through But held good
by Stahl on Nov. 19, 2016
Any body been out at snip Lake I would like to know how thick the ice is if you can walk on it already
by GudLuk on Sep. 26, 2016
So much algae, sept 20
by Dameion23 on Jul. 17, 2016
Where do you lanch from, is the south side open up now, last time I went there it was closed and gated
by SeanSouthAfrica on Jun. 22, 2016
Can you fish from the shore and catch or do you need a boat
by Kcward on Jun. 18, 2016
Glad you found them! Now that you did...any chance you would drop a hot spot marker...Haha.
by Alberta fishing on Jun. 18, 2016
Finally found the walleye one keeper which was 4 pounds but rest were to small to keep. A few tiny jack but that's it. Very slow
by Alberta fishing on Jun. 16, 2016
No chance you could drop at hot spot marker or give me lats and longs? Haha I'm cursed with walleye at this lake
by colldawgg on May. 31, 2016
Slaying the monster walleye out there. Caught a dozen in an hour once I found the spot
by Chip on Apr. 9, 2016
Yes great point didn't bring rods out boys were still at sturgeon but thanks for the heads up lol.
by simplebeefarmer on Apr. 5, 2016
Good thing you didn't stay seeing how the lake is closed April 1....
by Chip on Apr. 5, 2016
Ice is sketchy we didn't stay.
by Inkubus (oldflyguy) on Mar. 31, 2016
caught 7 perch in a couple hours one was 13.5 inches x12 inch girth
prespawn in 2 feet of water
by Mountainman Too on Mar. 26, 2016
Ice was good , drove out past the southside campground , fishing was slow for walleye good for jackfish , never set up a tent so no perch seen or caught.
by Ryannoullett on Mar. 26, 2016
Hope to go one last time this season. Where and what is the trick for perch please?
by SeanSouthAfrica on Mar. 24, 2016
How's the ice looking?
by jiggerjoe on Mar. 24, 2016
Great job on the pike! I was out there for three days caught a bunch of pike and 4 walleye one 5 1/2 lbs, where can I fish for perch? And how do you fish for white fish here?
by Kcward on Mar. 21, 2016
by Mrdafoe25 on Mar. 21, 2016
All kinds of ice but not great ice. I was in the northeast corner. Caught that giant in a foot of water.
Still lots of ice? Which side did you drive on. Last time I went out I was on the south shore._Congrats on the nice Pike...I got one a little smaller than that last summer.
Excellent fishing last weekend. Caught a 22 pound jack!
by Cb4ever on Mar. 21, 2016
caught a bunch of perch and more then enough pike for day couldn't keep them off
by Steiny on Mar. 17, 2016
Any body know if the perch are biting lately
by Long Lake killer on Mar. 12, 2016
Trucks still driving on ice ok ?
by simplebeefarmer on Mar. 7, 2016
Hey perchslayer13 how about you take 20% off the top bud
by PerchSlayer13 on Mar. 6, 2016
Was out there yesterday, caught a few walleye, 3 burbot, and about 40-50 pike. Definitely not a bad lake!
by PerchSlayer13 on Mar. 3, 2016
Heading out this Saturday, hope I can find some burbot. Anybody catching?
by FisherGirl86 on Mar. 2, 2016
Where did you get on i was by sunset or sunrise house. Went there Saturday sunday got one small pike.
by jiggerjoe on Mar. 2, 2016
great day 30 pike! average 1 every 10 min, caught the bigger ones at the end of the day, drove on with the 1 ton no prob around 22 inch of ice
by Lb on Feb. 25, 2016
Been catching quite good out here last few days. A few walleyes. Nothing huge. A couple whites. As many pike as you want to take off the hook. 12 today and missed 5 in 3 hrs. All between 25 and 34". This lake is definately not terrible.
by bearcreek on Feb. 23, 2016
by SteveYM66 on Feb. 21, 2016
I was at south camp but just west of boat launch along weed patch, water was very murky which may be the issue. All others were east of boat launch or booted straight across to north side.
by Bucksman on Feb. 21, 2016
I was there today water is murky couldn't see 2ft down my hole so i went to sturgeon and caught some walleye
by Kcward on Feb. 20, 2016
What area were you fishing Steve? I was out weekend before last and the same thing...I was on the south shore east of the campground. I wonder if the north side or north east side is better.
by SteveYM66 on Feb. 20, 2016
Ultra mega slow ......ice is in good shape trucks all over, we only walk or quad on lakes never drive just passing info
by SteveYM66 on Feb. 19, 2016
How is the ice? Has the bite picked up? Making a trip from edmonton on Saturday
by Brandonn on Feb. 15, 2016
Are there trucks driving on the lake still or is there a lot of flood water
by Mountainman Too on Feb. 14, 2016
Awfully slow today, good ice , must be 24" now, nice lake , too bad the fish didn't know about it %uD83D%uDE0E
by whinch on Feb. 12, 2016
People still driving out?
by Fishbuddy on Feb. 9, 2016
Anybody been out the last few days ?? Is there any flood water ?? Anything caught ?? Heard perch may have died out ?? Can't believe that ??!!
by Scoterin on Feb. 5, 2016
Has it picked up at all?
by Bucksman on Jan. 30, 2016
Pike and one walleye, pretty slow for us
by Kcward on Jan. 30, 2016
Brandonn, trucks are driving all over. 22" of ice.
by Brandonn on Jan. 30, 2016
Is it ok to drive a truck out on the lake
by Smokercraft182 on Jan. 30, 2016
What's the jack biting on?
by Bucksman on Jan. 29, 2016
Jack all day, didn't see any other fish, try again tomorrow, little bit of floodwater kinda scary but it's good
by Chip on Jan. 29, 2016
On the lake now fishing has been decent caught five decent jacks between 9:00 and 10:00am sunny and there is a little wind!!
by Bucksman on Jan. 28, 2016
Anyone out fishing today? Headed out tomorrow, just curious what this weather is doing to the ice, thanks
by whinch on Jan. 27, 2016
How's the fishing?
by broda27 on Jan. 18, 2016
Ice Report: 19 inPerfect out here.
All that's needed is the fish
by Scoterin on Jan. 18, 2016
I've had no luck this year with the perch out there. Haven't been able to find them like I did last year.
by Fishing freak on Jan. 17, 2016
Anyone been catching any perch?
by Mountainman Too on Jan. 2, 2016
Fishing was awesome today , lots of small jacks, 3 keepers, walleye bit like crazy for an hour,4.25 lb was our biggest, southside with the other 100 or so fishers
by SeanSouthAfrica on Jan. 1, 2016
Anyone catch anything on the eastern shore today?
by Alberta fishing on Jan. 1, 2016
Thanks man can always hook into the whites and jacks but never no walleye, only perch when they are biting.
by stanthefisherman on Dec. 31, 2015
15 feet in the middle of the day, then we moved into about 8-10 feet at dusk.
by Alberta fishing on Dec. 31, 2015
Stan how deep of water!?!?
Caught 8 walleye and 5 pike today around the south shore. Biggest walleye was 5lbs and biggest pike was around 10 pounds. Bucksman if you read this I wanna say that I finally caught the walleye I've been waiting so long for! Haha
by SeanSouthAfrica on Dec. 31, 2015
30 Dec Hardly saw any fish No whites and just a pike or 2. did anyone else find that the fish were nowhere to be seen
by Goatskin on Dec. 30, 2015
Be careful driving on the east side as a dodge diesel dropped its front end through the ice yesterday
by weekendfisherman on Dec. 30, 2015
We're over caught 3 fish didn't see any swimming around. Send like there's no more fish there.
by Bucksman on Dec. 30, 2015
No, stay home
by Silverback on Dec. 29, 2015
Is their enought snow on lake yet for snowmobiles
by SteveYM66 on Dec. 28, 2015
Any updates planning to head out from Edmonton on Wednesday ??? Worth the drive?
by MattR99 on Dec. 25, 2015
Ice Report: 14 in14" on south side of the lake. Good enough to drive a truck on to the ice. Not sure how thick it is far out.
by RDavey031 on Dec. 24, 2015
We were on the lake between the 21st and 23rd. We were on quads but saw a few trucks on the shallower parts.
There's between 10 and 12 inches of ice.
We caught lots of Whites but it's slowing down.
by Car112 on Dec. 24, 2015
is there any vehicles actually driving on the lake
by simplebeefarmer on Dec. 23, 2015
Ice Report: 10 in
by Car112 on Dec. 22, 2015
Any idea on how much ice is on the lake as of now
by stanthefisherman on Dec. 21, 2015
Haha I guess every person has their own luck on different lakes. I'll be going out Boxing Day for sure. I'll see you there and you can show me how catching walleye at snipe is done. Hah
by Bucksman on Dec. 21, 2015
Stan, Boxing Day looks like a beauty day
by PerchSlayer13 on Dec. 21, 2015
I don't fish at sturgeon in winter because I can't catch a walleye there through the ice so your doing better than me
Thanks for the advice Bucksman. Either you are good at making them mad or im not good at it hah. I use all my walleye tackle like jigs and rattle baits that I catch walleye at sturgeon on but can't buy a walleye at snipe. I don't think I'm in the right areas. Hard to find structure on this lake like drop offs or underwater humps that walleye usually hold on because the bottom structure is so gradual. Or because I haven't explored the whole lake enough. Either way I see and hear guys like yourself hauling in 5-8 pounders and it makes me so jealous. Hah
by simplebeefarmer on Dec. 21, 2015
Like 2ft ish of ice on the 20th
Fished regular walleye spots Stan, have yet to catch a walleye on a tip up, aggressive jigging seems to be the key. I don't know if we are making them mad or what...
Lots of vehicles
by Bird hunter on Dec. 21, 2015
Are vehicle on the lake I see one comment small SUV that's all
by stanthefisherman on Dec. 20, 2015
Northwest shore is fishing great for big pike right now. Used tip up rigs and 8 inch herring. Not trying to intrude on people's fishing spots but I can't buy a walleye on this lake. I guess I haven't fished it enough.
Caught big pike all over this lake but can't catch any walleye at all. Anyone willing to tell me where to get them and help a fellow fisherman out? Haha
by Bucksman on Dec. 20, 2015
7lb7oz walleye today and a couple smaller walleye, nothing else, waiting for that giant pike
All kinds of vehicles today, took quad, don't want to enjoy someone's fire hole. Caught walleye nothing else, slowish day
by Glasser on Dec. 17, 2015
Fished here on Dec 15. Ice about 10". Saw a small SUV drive on - East side. Lots Plpl. walked on Good whites till 12:30 then all disappeared.
by dustyR on Dec. 17, 2015
Anyone have a recent ice report?
Tired of walking and wanting to drive on
by Chip on Dec. 16, 2015
Anybody land any perch
by Inkubus on Dec. 14, 2015
by Deon2005 on Dec. 14, 2015
Whites were in 5-6' of water starting to group up pretty good
by Inkubus on Dec. 13, 2015
Are the whites in shallow spawning mode now
by Deon2005 on Dec. 13, 2015
Lost a quad battery on snipe lake today. Would love to have it back if found. Last seen on east side of the lake about 1/2 km west of the camper ice shack on the lake.. Must have fallen off my sled.
by fishbum_jm on Dec. 5, 2015
Had the quad on the ice yesterday. Limited out on whitefish and jacks
by Dale1 on Dec. 3, 2015
Anybody been in the lake yet is there enough ice to fish
by kedzman on Nov. 30, 2015
Let me know if you're able to get any. Went out yesterday to the east side, fished all over the shallows and went from 3ft to 12 ft and spotting fish on the sonar but they wouldn't bite what they normally do.. Caught 1 white and lost it at the hole. Locals weren't catching anything either.
P.s if you're coming on the road from hwy 747 on the north side be aware someone put a gate up on the road. Trucks can still go through the ditch but small cars risk bottoming out. Take south road of the lake up to the east side.
by mula on Nov. 30, 2015
going for whites tomorrow
by fwmmeister on Nov. 29, 2015
Ice Report: 6 inGood ice, you decide yourself about an ATV or Snowmobile...
by Perch killa on Nov. 28, 2015
Just looking for a new report good for quad travel yet.. Tnx
by Bjwater on Nov. 23, 2015
Ice Report: 5 inOn east side of lake
by kedzman on Nov. 21, 2015
Snipes usually takes awhile to freeze for some reason but does anyone know the ice condition of it now by any chance? Itching to get out. Thanks!!
by Bucksman on Jul. 19, 2015
by zach_zwerzinski on Jul. 17, 2015
really good for jacks slow for walleyes._there is a lot of whitefish floating does anyone know why?
by iFish Guest on Jun. 14, 2015
We were out for May long and caught lots of Jack just from shore. Mostly about 4-5 pounds. My boy caught a ten pounder.
by LUCKY-FISHER on Jun. 12, 2015
Headed to snipe in couple weeks . Any news on where and what the fish are biting ??
by phantom182 on May. 23, 2015
Just heard a rumour that the South shore resort hopefully be opening again mid to end of June.
by PerchSlayer13 on May. 20, 2015
Went out for May long, only caught some hammer handles and a couple 6-8 pound walleyes. The fish were hard to find!
by Tonyhartt on May. 18, 2015
Lots of small jack over may long. We only caught one walleye between 2 boats over weekend
by Happy Tuna on May. 14, 2015
Yes ice is off....
Campground on south side is not open. East side is good
by buzzcut on May. 13, 2015
is the ice off the lake yet ?
by Long Lake killer on Mar. 27, 2015
Ice report ? Quad good to go ?
by colldawgg on Mar. 23, 2015
Some dude just dropped his truck through the ice. On the up side I caught a 6 pound walleye
by canadianangler on Mar. 21, 2015
Anybody know how the ice is? Coming from up north where were still driving pickups on the ice. Wondering if anyone is still driving out on the ice
by Eyejacker on Mar. 20, 2015
Ice is dangerous this time of year, be careful out there. Tread lightly my friends. How did you kill long lake?
by fwmmeister on Mar. 20, 2015
Hey long lake killer, same here.... Never found the whites after spawn, could you give me a couple hints, maybe? Depth? Side of the lake? Thanks....
by Long Lake killer on Mar. 19, 2015
How is the ice looking would like to get out there next weekend should a guy bring a quad ?
by cranky fish on Mar. 13, 2015
How's the fishing plan on heading out Saturday? Can you still drive out on east side?
by Bucksman on Mar. 8, 2015
Ice is still good, caught a ten pound jack and that's it all day, one guy had 10 whitefish and 5 burbot, wrong place...
by whinch on Mar. 3, 2015
Jimmybobber, if you're talking about the south boat launch, it's fine to drive on there.
I was out on the weekend. Lots of good hard ice.
by Jimmybobber on Mar. 3, 2015
Ice Report: 18 inDoes anyone know how that ice heave is holding up at the boat launch; i. e., is it safe to drive a vehicle on at that location?
by PerchSlayer13 on Feb. 26, 2015
Caught a couple whiteys and seen lots down the hole just didn't bite that aggressive!
by swartzy on Feb. 24, 2015
Didn't catch a darn thing all day at snipe yesterday a one or two bites but that's about it
by Bucksman on Feb. 21, 2015
Perch and a decent size burbot, other than that pretty slow
by Chriscoxgp on Feb. 21, 2015
5lb plus walley View on Map
by Bucksman on Feb. 20, 2015
Couple weeks ago-4.5lb walleye, some decent size pike and 2 jumbo perch. Last weekend 3 pike and a small walleye, last 3 times out nothing on tip-ups, gotta be active with the rod in the tent...going again tomorrow!
by fwmmeister on Feb. 20, 2015
Thanks PerchSlayer13, sounds good burbot - wise.... Did you see any whites, are they biting?
by PerchSlayer13 on Feb. 20, 2015
My best fishing day on snipe!!! Was out there a couple days ago and caught 3 burbot the action was red hot!!!
by John S on Feb. 16, 2015
The ice is a good 20 inches thick and there is not much snow say 4 inches no flood water, was out there Saturday but had no luck, going out today again.
by whinch on Feb. 13, 2015
How's the lake for driving on? Snow?
by mrs.bow on Feb. 7, 2015
I was on the lake with my truck last week! Ice was about 18inches... Lots of trucks on the ice:)
Be out there tomorrow:) any advice on pike fishing? One stole my lure last week... Now I gotta go back haha!
by John S on Feb. 6, 2015
I'm planning on going out there next Saturday. Just curious would I be able to go on the lake with an all wheel drive SUV?
by Kade on Feb. 1, 2015
by fwmmeister on Jan. 29, 2015
Thanks for the feedback, will be there on Saturday...
by Kcward on Jan. 27, 2015
Was there Saturday and there was only an inch or so in spots. Saw a couple of whitefish, got a few pike and saw some tiny perch. Wasn't fishing for the whites or burbs though.
by fwmmeister on Jan. 27, 2015
Hello, heard there is about six inches of flood water on the east side!? Hopefully going to freeze till Saturday, planning to coming up for the weekend... How is the whitefish fishing so far? Any hints for pike or burbot?
by Kcward on Jan. 24, 2015
Drove on the East side Today. Trucks on the East and the South side. About 20" of ice.
by Rgrombach on Jan. 24, 2015
Any issues getting on the lake at the boat launch? Thinking about heading out there tomorrow morning.
by Bucksman on Jan. 24, 2015
Doing better than us, haven't seen anything over by the point
by Slayer78 on Jan. 23, 2015
Out today seen a few slew sharks & one white but couldn't get anything to bite, just off to the right of the boat launch.
by Bucksman on Jan. 21, 2015
Kcward, driving is good, no floodwater, probably 20 other trucks out there that day, I wouldn't be driving all over the lake, but I tend to let other people test the water first :)
by AndDen on Jan. 20, 2015
Where you get the walleye at buckman
by Kcward on Jan. 20, 2015
I only gave it 3 stars, would have been 5 if not for the iPhone down the hole!_Just wondering how the ice and snow was? Hoping to drive on the lake with my truck on Saturday. Appreciate the feedback...sorry about the iphone!
by Bucksman on Jan. 19, 2015
6lb walleye, 10lb pike, 10 fish all day between 2 of us, iPhone down hole
by Scoterin on Jan. 17, 2015
qbochar what side of the lake were you on where you had 20" of ice? Taking my son fishing tomorrow and would like to drive on. Thanks.
by qbochar on Jan. 16, 2015
Ice Report: 20 in
by Kcward on Jan. 15, 2015
I got skunked there one day as well. I don't know the lake that well, just starting to learn. In the summer I fish along the weeds in front of south shore campground and have good luck. I think farther down around the bend is better or across on the east side. I'm sure there are lots of good spots I just don't get there enough to know them all yet. Good luck on your next outing!
by Bear-nutz on Jan. 14, 2015
Kcward we went near south shore just before it . We are also looking for spwaning areas for burbot to try this feb and march anybody have some good areas ?? Although we were skunked on this lake i would like to give it another .
by MCD on Jan. 13, 2015
First time out to this lake only spent 1.5 hours on the lake seems like a nice spot. 14-18" of ice seen 2 nice sized whites.Definitely be back
by Kcward on Jan. 11, 2015
Thanks Kedzman! How thick was the ice?
by kedzman on Jan. 11, 2015
About a foot of snow on the lake. South side numerous trucks were out, east side has a little bit more snow and no trucks driving out, just sleds. Fishing was slow all morning, picked up in the evening. Marking fish on sonar all morning but not committing to biting
I was out at Sturgeon today and there was alot of snow and less ice than before New Years. Last time at Snipe there was virtually no snow on the east side and about 13" of ice. Has anyone been out there lately? Don't want to take the sled unless I have to...hoping to drive on with truck. Thanks for any info.
by Kcward on Jan. 8, 2015
Scottie78...how thick was the ice when you were out. I was out on Dec 31 and it was 11-13" thick on the east side. Hoping it is over 20 now?
by scottie78 on Jan. 6, 2015
I was out there yesterday. ... on the south side . There are some big slaves of ice pushing out... drove out there little was. cracking a little to much for my liking. ...lol...... any good places to go out there anyone?
by PerchSlayer13 on Jan. 3, 2015
What's the ice report, how thick is it?
by mrs.bow on Jan. 1, 2015
Ice was thick enough to drive on. Fishing with minoesin about 6ft of water. Could see some big pike...but no bites:( any suggestions for next time? I think we were a little late at 11am, definitely going earlier next time!
by mrs.bow on Dec. 31, 2014
Heading out in the morning! Are there outhouses at the lake? Bringing the kids lol
by Jasonbgh on Dec. 31, 2014
Thanks for the info
by Alberta fishing on Dec. 31, 2014
Fish for whites in 8-3 feet of water use a wataskin with a piece of minnow or maggets a wire worm works well too was out there two weeks ago and slayed them on both the west and east side of lake
by Jasonbgh on Dec. 30, 2014
How deep does one find whites this time of year and what hook works best , I caught two whites using small five of diamonds on dec 26 in 20" water
by weekendfisherman on Dec. 30, 2014
Fished on east side for white fish caught some jack big ones but very few white fish some there but their not biting seemed like nobody was catching limit. Ice is about 16 inches thick drive on it no problem.
by lunckerchaser on Dec. 30, 2014
heading out on the 1st. is anyone driving on lake yet?
by Kcward on Dec. 29, 2014
Hey Bear-nuts, where did you try?
by Kade on Dec. 26, 2014
I'm heading out tomorrow any good places for monster wallye??
by Bear-nutz on Dec. 26, 2014
Dec 26 2014 fished hot spot markers , and were locals advised to fish. Tried all sorts of lures sizes and colors. Multiple diffrent dephths and landed sweet f**k all. Talked to another guy same thing same time for him last year. Others on the lake this day were not catching as well.
by Kade on Dec. 25, 2014
Hey guys where are some good places to catch perch
by Alberta fishing on Dec. 21, 2014
by Keeper km on Dec. 19, 2014
Ice Report: 12 inEast side
by weekendfisherman on Dec. 19, 2014
East side about in the middle awesome fishing white fish ice is about 12 inches thick. Fish are about 500 feet from shore looks like.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 15, 2014
Ice Report: 7 inAwesome fishing Saturday but not for us Sunday. Only 2. But the weather was great. Good days!
by Nanook17 on Dec. 14, 2014
Some things just sound way to good to be true .... Eh Fishlips ???
by FlaminCanadian on Dec. 14, 2014
Went out yesterday. About 300-400 yards right of the boat launch out 100 yards from shore. 6 of us fished from 9-4. Caught 8 pike 1-14lbs, 2-6lbs, 1-5lbs and the other 4-3lbs or less. Lost several more on tip ups using herring on a red devil. Only one lone perch caught just over 1lb. No whites or walleye.
by snickers on Dec. 14, 2014
how do i get a hold of fishlips...
by Alberta fishing on Dec. 9, 2014
FishLips: which side of the lake did you fish on? Thinking of heading out there this weekend
by FISHLIPS on Dec. 8, 2014
THE HOGS ARE BACK.
16 perch over 20cm
4 jacks over 12lb
Numerous walleye and a few whites over 5lbd
Our hands are all cut up from the walleye and perch
by Chriscoxgp on Dec. 7, 2014
by Magic Moe on Dec. 6, 2014
Ice Report: 5 inWent fishing on North side for Whites. Had descent luck. Ice is too thin to drive on but walking pulling a skimmer is fine.
by KillerOnIce on Dec. 5, 2014
Thanks for the ice report ! Really appreciate it were heading out on the 13th, hope the bite is on !
by C-walleyes-P on Dec. 4, 2014
Ice is in great shape at the pull out before south shore. I went at least 500m out and the ice was 10.5 inch almost all the way out to where I was. Tapered down to around 6 where I stopped. Miss tip up going off and seen 4 whitefish
by KillerOnIce on Nov. 30, 2014
Anyone been fishing on snipe yet ?
by Glasser on Nov. 16, 2014
How is the ice coming along? Anyone on the lake yet?
by Alberta fishing on Aug. 16, 2014
What do you use on the lake for perch and where do you? And info would be great thanks
by Chriscoxgp on Jul. 1, 2014
WalleyeView on Map
by Phish84 on Jun. 29, 2014
Fish hitting well. 20+ fish caught in a few hours..
Yeah many with red spots....still look sickly.
by sam4920 on Jun. 20, 2014
What shape are the fish in this year? They looked diseased last summer.
by Carsonb on Jun. 15, 2014
Headed up for a few days next weekend, used to fish it lots when I lived in High Prairie, how's the shore fishing on north side campground? Hoping to get the kids in on some big pike!
by Tayyoung on Jun. 11, 2014
What you using for bait ?
by FISHLIPS on Jun. 10, 2014
Was here this passsed weekend
Caught 6 jacks over. 20 lbs
40-50 walleye. Biggest was 39" with 26-28" the average
Probably landed over 200 perch , the biggest was 14" but 8-10" the average
This lake is on fire!!!
by cdiddy on Jun. 6, 2014
There are 3 boat launches... two on the south. One is just a public launch. The other is in southshore resort which has been closed last year and this year. The third is in the north campground.
by east2west on May. 23, 2014
So there is a boat launch on this lake?
by K.J.D on May. 18, 2014
Hey is there anywhere to fish from shore that is half decent?
by Northern alberta angler on May. 11, 2014
Called south shore resort, its going to be closed for the 2014 year. Going to have to use the north side launch or the md launch on the south side, only problem is there isnt any dock.
by newfierocket on May. 5, 2014
Any idea on the ice situation? Is the ice breaking up?
by Razrbruce on Mar. 23, 2014
Ice Report: 30 inThis was west of lake shore on off road at Ducharmes about 300 ft out on lake
by Brandonn on Mar. 20, 2014
Can you still drive on the ice from the north side
by Reidboys on Mar. 16, 2014
If you like catching perch about an inch long this is the lake!! I fished it Friday and sat and it was brutally slow. Talked to a bunch of guys on the lake and it wasn't very productive. Ice was good to drive on but it was starting to go.
by oldwalleye on Mar. 13, 2014
Can you still drive on ???
by Shark 11 on Mar. 10, 2014
Hammer handles all day!
by Codfather on Mar. 3, 2014
anyone been on the lake recently. Hope to find some perch
by -DorgonFly- on Feb. 19, 2014
Ice was 1and a half feet I drove out like many others it was pretty good didnt catch much but saw alot of action from perch walleye and pike but difficult to get a strike.
by iFish Guest on Feb. 19, 2014
How was fishing over the long weakend
by -DorgonFly- on Feb. 17, 2014
Pike , perch , and walleye all seen here View on Map
by Kcward on Feb. 15, 2014
How was the fishing today?
by Kcward on Feb. 7, 2014
Has anyone been out this past week? Just wondering if the walleye are biting anywhere on the lake
by iFish Guest on Feb. 3, 2014
Has anybody driven on lake with pickup truck yet?
by Nanook17 on Jan. 28, 2014
Went out with my son and my dad and a good friend of mine last Saturday and couldn't beleive what I witnessed on the ice and at the south end boat launch ! People have been leaving garbage behind as well as a couple of grizzly bear sized turds on the ice and at the boat launch ! Kinda grose if you ask me ! Go to shore or into the bush for the sake of others ! We need to protect and maintain our lakes as Alberta has so few of them worth visiting !
by iFish Guest on Jan. 28, 2014
Fished south end of lake all day Saturday .... Caught nothing..! Guess they didn't want my bait!
Was out there all day on Wednesday and caught a couple of really nice perch and a couple small ones too also got one small walleye well under legal some really small pike actually the smallest one I've ever caught in my life lol and one whitefish .
by Kokaneeranger on Jan. 27, 2014
Headed out bright and early Saturday morning,it was a little windy but nice nonetheless . We caught 4 perch of which only 1was big enough to keep. We try all types of jigs/lures/bait combinations but they just weren't bitin. Set a dead stick with a smelt a little further out and later in the afternoon something big hammered it. Had trouble with the rod and reel and ended up loosing it -rookie mistake lol. The fishing was slow but it was a rare and wonderful January day on the ice.
by Walleye-guy on Jan. 17, 2014
Ice is alright about 10 " of clear ice and some flood water in places with a layer of ice on top
by iFish Guest on Jan. 14, 2014
Any recent ice reports for the lake?
by iFish Guest on Jan. 5, 2014
How's the perch fishing out there this year ?
by Code on Dec. 29, 2013
Thanks guys for the report on the lake, I hope to get out soon
by Glasser on Dec. 29, 2013
What are they biting on? Never been there but going up in a couple of weeks. It would be nice to know what hooks to use. Thanks.
by Kokaneeranger on Dec. 29, 2013
Thanks for the updates. Much appreciated.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 28, 2013
Am here today ice is good except for a little slush under the snow caught some whitefish in the morning till 11 am then nothing till around 1pm didn't quite catch limit not sure maybe they moved. Was fishing on East side of the lake.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 27, 2013
Ice Report: 10 inNortheast side of the lake. By the campground. Little bit of flood water/slush on top.
Went out today. There's about 10" of Ice. Little bit of flood water on top. Whites are movin.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 26, 2013
How's the ice? Is anybody catching any fish?
by Code on Dec. 18, 2013
Hope the fishin is good!!!
by iFish Guest on Dec. 16, 2013
How's the fishing,I'm hoping to get out soon.
by KillerOnIce on Dec. 16, 2013
I'm gonna try to get out there this sunday if I do I will post a ice report . I'm surprised no one has posted one yet .
by Code on Dec. 13, 2013
Anyone been out on the lake yet ,is it thick enough?!?
How's the ice guys!!!!!:)
by Tayyoung on Dec. 12, 2013
Is the ice good enough to fish yet
by KillerOnIce on Dec. 3, 2013
Any ice out there yet boys and girls ?
by Kokaneeranger on Nov. 26, 2013
Thank for the update. Cheers
by iFish Guest on Nov. 24, 2013
Open water still
by iFish Guest on Nov. 22, 2013
anybody on on the lake yet?
by iFish Guest on Sep. 5, 2013
Where are people catching the big pike?
by iFish Guest on Sep. 1, 2013
Just got out here, algae isn't too bad but it's definitely not clear we're fishing off of shore or should I say my hubby is, and the road to get in was fine I made it in no problem with my 2wd escape. Fingers crossed we get some bites!
by iFish Guest on Aug. 29, 2013
Anyone been to this lake recently? How are the roads? Is it accessible from the south shore by the resort? How is the algae situation right now? Any info greatly appreciated.
by Bjwater on Jul. 5, 2013
Ice fishing for white fishView on Map
by iFish Guest on Jun. 25, 2013
No algae yesterday
by iFish Guest on Jun. 24, 2013
Snipe has alot of algea on it but the fishing this year is incredible.. i have caught two hogs so far one weight 23.3 pounds and the other was 25 even. Average fish is easily 7-10lbs.. but have nor had to much luck with the walleye anyone know were a good place for them is!!
by Nanook17 on Jun. 22, 2013
I have never seen this much algae on Snipe this early in the year ! We've had no real hot days and yet it is worse than Sturgoen Lake in August ! I was very disappointed ! Even so it was a good day with my bro and our kids !
by Fishin bish on Jun. 22, 2013
Snipe is loaded with algae it disgusting right now
But we caug
ht a few pike ranging 6 to 1 pound
by 2lbperch on Jun. 19, 2013
I cannot wait to get out to Snipe, never been in the summer. Can you use the boat launch on the south side or just the north?
by iFish Guest on Jun. 17, 2013
Only out on the lake for 2 hours but caught several pike including a 8lb and a 16.5 pounder. The monsters are feeding.
by iFish Guest on Jun. 2, 2013
Caught 15lbs pike what monster!!! Gotta love snipe...
by Kokaneeranger on May. 28, 2013
Commercial fishing!!!!!? That's ridiculous . Another lake to be decimated. Stupidity at its finest.
by Nanook17 on May. 14, 2013
What is the point of size limits and catch limits as management tools when commercial nets catch numerous species and unpredictable numbers ! Poor management I'd say !
by Quade on May. 13, 2013
Hey big jay how's the ice coming? Is it going to be off for the weekend?
by Bigjay on May. 13, 2013
Might be a little tough to camp out at Snipe this year. According to Southshore resorts website they are closed for the 2013 season!!!
by CarebearM on May. 10, 2013
I think that allowing this lake to be commercially fished is disgusting!! What a shame on our fisheries!! The population has very much declined in that passed few years and now to do this!!! I'm lost for words!! Disgusted!!!
by iFish Guest on May. 10, 2013
So anyone think a guy will be able to get a boat on next weekend?? I'm thinking no...
by iFish Guest on May. 9, 2013
It sounds like Snipe is going to be opened up to 3 days of commercial fishing what a bunch of BS just what what used to be a great fishery that has seen a huge decline in last few years needs .
by Tweedsider on May. 5, 2013
Thanks for the update big jay!
by Bigjay on May. 3, 2013
Went out to check ice conditions today, lake is still iced over. I dont think a boat will get on for opening day "may 15". Can still walk out on the ice at the water injection site on the south east end.
by iFish Guest on Apr. 17, 2013
can someone post ice off for me? thankyou. steve
by Code on Mar. 31, 2013
How thick is the ice, safe to drive on?
by Nanook17 on Mar. 14, 2013
Wow, that's a good hike for you ! We're from north of grande prairie and we feel like its a ways to go sometimes ! It's fun to try different lakes though ! Good luck and safe travels !
by 2lbperch on Mar. 11, 2013
Good stuff! I'm glad your son caught, always good to see young people fishing. Planning one more trip up there for the year maybe on the 22nd, anyone interested ? I'm from St.Paul/Vegreville Area
by Nanook17 on Mar. 10, 2013
Many thankyou's goin out to 2lbperch ! Met up with Kokanee ranger and a few friends and had an awesome day on the ice ! My son finally caught his first perch ! Fishin was slow but he stuck it out and succeeded ! Good fishing to everyone ! See ya after breakup !
by Dalray on Mar. 10, 2013
Was out there for 12 hours yesterday not one bite.
by Reed45 on Mar. 9, 2013
Caught 7 perch in 3 hours
by KINGofTHElake on Mar. 8, 2013
Great day on the ice! but fishing was slow. A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work.
by Code on Mar. 7, 2013
Anyone know where the perch are?
by Kokaneeranger on Mar. 7, 2013
I'll hopefully see ya out there nanook. You are right about the weather, gonna be a gooder
by Nanook17 on Mar. 7, 2013
Thanks very much for the insight 2lb perch ! Sounds like its gonna be a really nice day for fishin' ! My little guy can't wait to get out there !
by 2lbperch on Mar. 7, 2013
I suggest fishing the southside, the northside is just as good with a little more variation in species. A small Gold wolfram Jig with a single maggot seemed to work. The perch bit soft so look for slack in the line. Try to stay in 5-8ft. Happy fishing!
by Kokaneeranger on Mar. 6, 2013
We are heading straight east on township 710, pretty much the south west side of the lake. Come by for a chat if you get a chance
by Pikeslayer22 on Mar. 6, 2013
Which side are you guys going in on ? Fishing north or south side? Any info will be greatly appreciated! thank q!
Can anyone tell me if the south end of the lake is drivable. I would like to bring a side x side out this weekend but won't if its tough getting around. Thanks
by Dalray on Mar. 6, 2013
2lbperch Im taking my other half up here in 3 days, she feels bad for the perch we catch in edmonton. We are hitting upper and lower K lakes and spray first. can you email me tips for this lake. Pinkgsxr@gmail.com
by Nanook17 on Mar. 6, 2013
Hey 2lbperch ! I'm taking the kids out for one last day of ice fishin' ! Would you mind sharing some tips like where and what to use ? My youngest boy has never caught a perch before and is excited to try !
by 2lbperch on Mar. 6, 2013
Went there last weekend and scored on some true jumbos. Check out angleratlas.com to see pics. posted yesterday, dont know where my post went, lake is very easy access and there is probably only 2 inches of snow on top of the ice, with around 2 feet of ice where we were fishing. Definately worth the drive.
by Pikeslayer22 on Mar. 5, 2013
How's fishin thinking about going up here this weekend but its a long drive if nothing ain't biting?
by Bailey on Mar. 3, 2013
Just how the ice conditions are? And how's the fishing been?
by Rocky71 on Feb. 27, 2013
Me too,i have a shack out there,if ya see smoke coming from the osb shack,stop by and say hi
by iFish Guest on Feb. 27, 2013
good info, going this weekend. sure to catch a lunker
by Rocky71 on Feb. 26, 2013
I was out last week and the ice was fine to drive on and didnt find any flood water,ice was approx.14in thick
by Cody51 on Feb. 25, 2013
How's the ice to drive on??
by iFish Guest on Feb. 24, 2013
How's the flood water??
by iFish Guest on Feb. 23, 2013
U can drive on - southside
by Reed45 on Feb. 23, 2013
What is the ice out there like?
by Rocky71 on Feb. 18, 2013
Had a great 2 days out on the lake,didn't catch anything but seen perch on the camera,just wasn't biting.Maybe next time,that's why they call it fishing.
by iFish Guest on Feb. 18, 2013
Caught one white fish all day, next to us they pulled in perch all day. Ice is thick enough to drive on
by iFish Guest on Feb. 14, 2013
Very slow. No one catching anything. Saw a couple small pike and that was all
How's the fishin out there
by iFish Guest on Feb. 9, 2013
Where is the best place on the lake to catch big pike? What are you guys using to get em'?
by RoosterCalkburn on Jan. 31, 2013
Ice is anywhere between 18"and 5" lots of overflow. Be careful.
by iFish Guest on Jan. 30, 2013
Beware of troller comments!
by Josh47 on Jan. 25, 2013
Anyone been recently? Gonna head out tomorrow. How's the ice, and how's the fishin
by Rooster on Jan. 21, 2013
How is the ice on snipe?
by steve (inkubus) on Jan. 21, 2013
anyone catch anything in that big group on saturday on the southside? i got a huge perch ( eggs in membrane so i think theyre starting to move to shallow) before hypothermia st in
by steven on Jan. 20, 2013
Was out at snipe Saturday one whitefish one pike one perch seen a monster pike but couldn't hook him
by Walleye guy on Jan. 20, 2013
Anyone been out there lately?
by Kodered on Jan. 14, 2013
Smashed some whitefish this afternoon on the south side around 5 feet just off the weeds. Lots of action only whites
by waldo on Jan. 13, 2013
went out saturday.....caught 2 little50cm pikes and 1 whitefish
by waldo on Jan. 11, 2013
anyone know if walleye are anywhere in this lake
by steve on Jan. 9, 2013
anyone know if thewhites are still in shallow on the northside. thank you
by Rocky71 on Jan. 8, 2013
Just to explain there were. 2 guys fishing for the 7 perch
12inches of ice on the south side but still wouldn't drive a truck on it didn't get any fish just put our shack up but a guy did get 7 nice perch
by Perch on Jan. 5, 2013
Perch fishery is decimated.
by Rohan on Jan. 5, 2013
Slow day, where did the pike go?
by Whitefish on Jan. 5, 2013
Murder the whites, leave the perch alone. ;)
by steve on Jan. 5, 2013
whites still in anyone?
by steve( inkubus) on Jan. 5, 2013
waldo- i use light (6-8lb) mono for whites dont know if youd feel them with wire.
by Reed55 on Jan. 4, 2013
How thick is it on the north side
by waldo on Jan. 4, 2013
im a rookie at fishing the whites.... does it matter what pound line i use and if i use a leader like pike fishing?
by Sniper on Jan. 4, 2013
Northside good for whites, southside good for perch and walleye.
How good is the north side
by Whitefish on Jan. 4, 2013
Southside boatlaunch is the best bet, walk or sled, do not drive on.
by WalleyeGuy on Jan. 4, 2013
Thinking about heading out there tmrw afternoon or Saturday! Which side of the lake is the best fishing?
by Trapper on Jan. 2, 2013
Im not sure what plant the person is from that says there is lots of ice on snipe because there is not enough to drive with a truck i drilled all around the lake and in places there is only FOUR INCHES and the south end has 24 inches of flood water
by Reed 55 on Jan. 1, 2013
Seen lots of fish on the camera just none bit the hook
by Kodered on Dec. 31, 2012
Ice is good lots of people driving on, one tard fell through a while ago on the east side, truck still in ice. Lots of people catching. Lots of people fishing. All white fish
by Rocky71 on Dec. 28, 2012
is there any flood water on snipe now,was wanting to put a shack out
by steve (inkubus) on Dec. 28, 2012
whitefish still in shallow?
by Fishing44 on Dec. 27, 2012
Was out there today, lots of ice, some guys are driving trucks out. Fish are not biting at all,very very slow.
by Swamp Donkey on Dec. 25, 2012
Has anybody been up to snipe in the past few days?? Flood water ?? Ice thickness??
by Nanook17 on Dec. 17, 2012
We were fishing the east side on Saturday the 15th ! Caught whitefish ! The ice was about 10" thick ! There was flood water on the ice making it slushy ! It is safe to run a snowmobile out there ! Most just walked out !
by dmissi on Dec. 16, 2012
Any perch been caught lately?
by steve (inkubus_) on Dec. 14, 2012
how safe is the ice? or should i follow a fat friend....
by Walleyemaster225 on Dec. 10, 2012
This lake has monster pike I've only caught them in late spring early summer though. Monster walleye too.
by Zee on Dec. 10, 2012
Looking for a monster pike. Heard this was a good lake. I will be planning a trip around Xmas. Do they have 20lb pike at this lake? Or does anyone have any suggestions on where to go? Been hunting for that monster pike my whole life!
by Trout hugger on Dec. 5, 2012
The ice is bad, nothing biting, miserable day overall.
by steve (inkubus) on Nov. 19, 2012
by Kodered on Nov. 18, 2012
Still some open spots and only 2-3 inches in the spots I checked
by steve (inkubus) on Nov. 17, 2012
anyone know what the ice is like on snipe -if at all? thank you
by Bigjay on Oct. 14, 2012
Anyone been out to snipe lately?
by Nanook 17 on Sep. 20, 2012
I was out at Sturgoen lake last Sunday and the water temp was down to 56 deg F. The algae is disappearing now and the fish seemed to be fairly active ! I imagine Snipe will be the same !!
by Faberizer on Sep. 12, 2012
Hope it's good this weekend. Anyone been out there since its been chilli and any luck??
by danger7 on Aug. 24, 2012
last week it wasnt too bad but it might be pretty green again by now. fishing was real slow when we were out also just a couple small pike.
by Nanook17 on Aug. 24, 2012
What's the algae situation like on snipe ?? Sturgoen is pretty green !!
by danger7 on Aug. 18, 2012
you can keep the small ones
by Reed55 on Aug. 7, 2012
Only small pikes are in the lake because of new regulation
by Newredneck on Aug. 5, 2012
Been at snipe can't catch a thing any tips we have never had caught nothing before always had great fishing caught huge may long .... anyone have any tips to share .
by danger7 on Jul. 27, 2012
i've noticed this over years and figured it was summer kill or lightning, not something new thats for sure
by Marble eyes on Jul. 26, 2012
I was at snipe today and reels is rite I saw more dead whites than I ever saw before in the summer!1 thousand is not exadurated!maybe all the critics should listen instead of bashing someone or at least go look before making rude comments!
by CarebearM on Jul. 25, 2012
I was there for 2 weeks in the beginnng of July. Yes there was alot of dead whitefish. Thousands is way over exaggerating! The fish and wildlife did come and do some testing. They had said that alot is propellers killing them as well as the heat! When it gets hot the algae forms and drops the oxygen level in the water and this is hard on the white fish! As anyone who goes to this lake will know that this does happen usually every summer. Its all natural!!! This lake is a great lake to fish, anyone who has fished there knows that!!!
by Bigjay on Jul. 25, 2012
There are a few dead white fish on the lake. I have been out almost every weekend and its not getting worse. If you take a look at the fish they have wounds on them from propellers. The white fish school is massive, i have trolled through it many times and the fish will jump a foot away from the boat. With all the new boating going on on snipe there just getting hit. I havnt counted more than 20 dead ones on the lake at a time. As for the slime on top of the lake, its algae. With all the warm weather we had a while back and the wind it is blowing in from the north side of the lake. Check it out next time your there, the north side is clear
by Curt j on Jul. 23, 2012
Well I don't believe in god or the thousands of dead fish either.
Neither story has much backing.
by Reels on Jul. 23, 2012
P.S. god Forsure seen it too!
Who ever was on a boat! They are everywhere!im sure you can see some from shore too!
by Way2sure on Jul. 22, 2012
Anyone else there to see this???
by Reels on Jul. 22, 2012
Thousands of dead fish floating all over the lake!alot of scum on the water,not looking good!!!
by Cody on Jul. 4, 2012
Any good place to shore fish?
by Kodered on Jun. 29, 2012
Headin out there in the morning to do some fishing! Any camp sites still available does anyone know??
by Stan on Jun. 26, 2012
Where is a good place to catch big pike here ? I have never had much luck and I've been all over the lake.
by Faberizer on Jun. 22, 2012
The lake is great. Lots of pike for sure. Several big ones. Couple decent walleye. One huge jack. Approx 30 lbs. no joke. Not caught by me but I have a picture. Going again Sunday. Can't wait. Yeeoo
by Tuck25 on Jun. 12, 2012
Hay Swede, hows the camp ground? Is it first come first serve and what are the hook-ups there, looking to go camping this weekend with 4 families nd some fishing... Is there group camping too, and number to call. Thanx in advance!!!!
by CarebearM on Jun. 10, 2012
Does anyone know how the northside campground is? Im not too sure if you guys got all of the rain we did. We are going there soon for annual trip and was jus twondering if its flooded out again like last year?
by WalleyeGuy on Jun. 9, 2012
Has anyone been out there in the past couple days? If so howa the fishing?
by Gump on Jun. 3, 2012
Large pike and walleye.View on Map
by Stan on May. 28, 2012
I did pretty bad. I caught quite a few small pike , and we ran into a school of whitefish that we're surfacing so I broke out the fly rod and started fishing for them and caught a couple. I was hoping for a big pike or two but that didn't happen.
by Quade on May. 28, 2012
I fished south side yesterday. how'd you do?
by Stan on May. 27, 2012
You said northeast side boat launch? Because I'm heading up there today probably.
by Quade on May. 26, 2012
Well great day out there today! Caught sixty fish between 4 of us! 16 lbs pike and a 8 lbs walleye! Those were the biggest!
by Quade on May. 25, 2012
I might head out there for the day tomorrow will let you know how it was if I do.
Sorry I never got back to you sooner i caught lots on chartreuse green, light brown, and a really light green. All three colors work great! Caught the biggest ones on the light brown
by Stan on May. 24, 2012
What color was the clackin' rap Quade?
by Quade on May. 23, 2012
Iphone messed up. Rapala clackin' rap. And caught one 1 pound perch all caught just right of boat launch on northeast side of the lake all were caught in a belly boat. Talk about a great weekend of fishing!
Caught 18, 15, 10 lbs jacks a bunch of smaller ones. Also caught 8, 7,6,5 lbs walleye and a bunch of smaller ones. On a rapala clackin'
by Chris v on May. 21, 2012
Caught 25 jack and 1 walleye in 2 hours great fun all small ones though
by Dooleyd20 on May. 18, 2012
Tons of jacks mostly small trolling with pike spoonsView on Map
by Gump on May. 15, 2012
I dropped my iPhone in the lake here.View on Map
by Bigjay on May. 10, 2012
Big jacks are getting harder to find. To many people have been keeping them.
by Dooleyd85 on May. 10, 2012
Thanks for the info any no any tricks to getting those big jacks I hear so much about?
by danger7 on May. 6, 2012
ice is all off and water is fairly high
by Dooleyd85 on May. 6, 2012
Hey just wondering if the ice is off snipe or how much open water here is just got a new boat and Iching to try it out?
by Bigjay on May. 4, 2012
Hey Swede, hows the camp site lookin this year? Can't wait to get there!!!
COME ON MAY 15!!!!! Snipe lake less than two weeks away. Love the new size restrictions. Just hope everyone obeys them and we can have snipe lake back to a trophy lake!!!! Cheers fellow fishermen!
by steve on May. 3, 2012
thought the lake was closed?
by Dude on May. 2, 2012
Lakes gone down hill the last year it's getting way over fished
by BravoTwo on Apr. 28, 2012
Huge Walleye & good size Jacks
View on Map
by Gman-2 on Apr. 27, 2012
Love snipe lake. Can't wait to get back out there. Lots caught last yr only hoping to be better this yr. I'm kinda new to the lake so hot spot feed back would be great. Enjoy all. And yes release ur catch.
by danger7 on Apr. 14, 2012
i have fished snipelake for 25years and the fishing has definitely gotten better since the 90's when there were some years of next to no perch and small pike but there were some years of very little fishing pressure and the fish seemed to recover and now the pressure is back like when i was a kid and we will probably see a bit of a dip but if the new regs get everyone to release the breeders and limit the perch intake then the lake should handle it i hope cause i enjoy the lake and the fishing.
by CarebearM on Apr. 3, 2012
Swede...did you work on the North side last summer?
I agree with Bigjays comment on Feb 19,12!! I have been fishing Snipe for 7 years now and enjoy every bit of it!! If you dont throw back the breaders we are all in trouble!! And whats with leaving the fish on the ice??? I really dont think that it is too much trouble to put them back! This lake is paradise to me and I look forward to coming back there every summer and winter for the ice fish..so please lets all take our part and look after this gem!!!!!
by Coolbeans14 on Mar. 28, 2012
Lots of action. 5 pike. 5 perch in 4 hrs. All small thoughView on Map
by steve on Mar. 27, 2012
is the ice still safe? got a day off tommorrow. thank you
by Snowmanguide on Mar. 20, 2012
Was just wondering where guys are getting perch in lac la biche??an what depth their at now?heading there Friday
by steve on Mar. 19, 2012
be nice if it was closed to nets too...anyone know if it is?
by Tuck25 on Mar. 17, 2012
Yep it will. New Regs say, closed from Apr.1 to May 14, after that 1 Walleye over 50cm, 1 Pike less the 75cm, 5 Perch, 10 Whites and 10 Burbot
by Rooster on Mar. 17, 2012
Has anyone else head that snipe will be closed at the end of march?
by Capper on Mar. 17, 2012
Just wondering how everyone else did? I did as suggested and fished close to the weeds on the south east side. we got 4 perch and 4 small jack in 10 hrs. Snipe has been really tough this year
by Hammer on Mar. 11, 2012
Going out tomorrow. What depth catching perch at? Anyone been on north side?
by Fishbuddy on Mar. 10, 2012
Some bad ruts to get on the lake from south side ??!! Lake itself was alittle sloppy but not bad ??!! Got 3 perch and 4 pike that were too small !! Very slow?? Was out for 9 hrs.!!
by Reed 55 on Mar. 10, 2012
Caught 5 perch and 2 pikes in 5 hours
by steve INKUBUS on Mar. 8, 2012
can somebody give me an ice condition on saturday please- thanx
by Fishbuddy on Mar. 6, 2012
Thanks for the update Bigjay !! Hope to get out this weekend ?? Any big ones ?? My hotspot most time on the west side??!!
by Bigjay on Mar. 3, 2012
Not alot of snow, a good 20 inches of ice. Lots of trucks out on the lake. Perch are starting to bite good again along the weed beds. Small yellow jig with mealworms worked best!!!!
by Fishbuddy on Mar. 3, 2012
Is it tough going out there Bigjay?? Any better luck ??
by steve (INKUBUS) on Mar. 2, 2012
by Bigjay on Mar. 1, 2012
Hittin the lake friday morning!! Will post snow and ice conditions tomorrow!!!
by Reed 55 on Feb. 28, 2012
Steve I still never got a chance to go ice fishing there yet
by steve ( INKUBUS) on Feb. 28, 2012
anybody know if you can drive on the lake with all the snow? either end?
by steve (INKUBUS) on Feb. 27, 2012
hey reed 55- you ever get any perch?
by Reed 55 on Feb. 26, 2012
You could look at Steve comments on February 2 that is somebody's opinion.
by Brown_Fisherman on Feb. 24, 2012
Anyone know any good spots and tips for perch? Only fished the lake twice and haven't had much luck.
by Fishingbuddy on Feb. 23, 2012
I had the same thing as highridge !! Had to find the right hook!! But they were few and far between. Just about right in the weeds!! Did OK Sat and Sun. Got a few over 12" long!! Had to work hard to get the bigger ones to bite !! Good luck guys !! Oh !! And gals!!
by Great white fisher on Feb. 22, 2012
Hey fellow anglers how is the ice at snipe, headin up there this weekend and I have a 3/4 ton pickup and a trailer with a shack on it. Is the ice solid? Thanks
by Highridge on Feb. 22, 2012
They were close to the weeds and we where seeing lots but they would not bite. Until we found a hook that they would hammer . We still had to work at them, they would come in waves you would catch a few and then nothing for a while . We just stuck it out in one spot and did ok . The hook made the difference.
by Capper on Feb. 21, 2012
Good job highridge, I was out on Saturday and didnt do nearly that good. We fished hard and moved around alot. Caught two nice jack and a couple perch. Everyone we spoke too had similar luck, a couple here and there. What's the secret highridge?
by Highridge on Feb. 19, 2012
Did well on perch today we got 24 !
by Redneck25 on Feb. 19, 2012
Hahahahaha bigjay your hilarious. After reading this post i spit my cola all over my iphone lol. Made my day. Cheers
by Bigjay on Feb. 19, 2012
Perch are still there!! Just not biting. Had a buddy take his camera into the weeds and he said the perch are everywhere in the weeds, just not biting. He watched some of them digging in the bottom so there spawn must be coming soon!!! He figures the warm winter could be messing with the fish as temperature changes signal spawns and fish movement. The dirty water in the lake shows that without the snow cover on the ice the lake is trying to do its spring turn which is also contributing to the bad fishing season. Don't worry fellow fishermen, snipe lake is still doing well, were just going to have to put our beers down and try a little harder!!! Every lake in our area is suffering because of all these factors! P.S i have seen quit a few fish left on the ice this year (burbot, small perch and jack) if i catch people doing this crap i'll feed that fish to ya through your exit hole!!!! And throw your large jacks back!!!! Quit keeping your 15lb plus fish!!! They are not the ones you want, they are the breeding population!! All you people do with them is take them home and show your buddies and they end up in the trash!!!! They don't stuff fish now, take pictures of your large catch with measurements and they do a recreation of them!!! I would like my young kids to be anle to enjoy snipe lake as much as i have!!!!
by Hammer on Feb. 18, 2012
Yea def is. Went out Friday only got one small jack. Tried a bunch of places on the south side. Some ass left a jack out on the ice too!!! Not cool! Went out on north side today. Fishing in about 8-10 feet of water. Saw lots of jacks, couple walleye and maybe 6 perch on the cam. Only got one jack tho.
by Swede on Feb. 18, 2012
Talked to F&W, BIG changes comin on regs!!!! Lake is gettin hammered too hard!!!
by Fishingbuddy on Feb. 14, 2012
Perch seem to be hard to find ?? Went out feb 4th got 4 nice ones all day. Feb 5th saw 2 on my camera and caught 1 ?? Was close to the weeds both days !! Tried differnt spots ?? Little buggers hide good !! LOL !! Will try again this weekend ?? Anyone getting more than me??
by steve Inkubus on Feb. 13, 2012
anybody catch any? I got my butt kicked at swan in BC. tough perch....
by Ten star on Feb. 11, 2012
How thick is the ice?
by steve INKUBUS on Feb. 11, 2012
reed55; entire setup is previously descruibed jig /worm on 6-8 lb test /light tip rod. if you cant see thetake maybe try a small flyfishing strike indicator. then youre always set at the right depth too
by Reed 55 on Feb. 11, 2012
Steve do you use a pickerel rig for stationary rods or use a different hook set up? Also what bait is best for perch?
by steve (INKUBUS) on Feb. 10, 2012
honestly i know little about perch or any alberta fish. . ive been having good luck noon until about 4. as walleye feeding is triggered by light changes (eg sunrise /sunset) i would guess if i were a perch id be scarce unless it was bright out
by Reed 55 on Feb. 10, 2012
Steve what time of day should be the best to catch perch?
by steve (INKUBUS) on Feb. 9, 2012
both sides reed 55. perch are in holes in the toulie grass. I dont thinkk one spot is any better than another. used same setup as described with a buddy on tues. -we got 22 and 4 pike. bounce /jig bait at bottom and then suspend and inch or two off. i put my rod on a cooler parrellel to ice and jig line and let it drop. membrane still on eggs and further research online suggests theyre going to be spawning in a month or so.
by Ten star on Feb. 9, 2012
Is anyone driving on the south side yet?
by Reed 55 on Feb. 7, 2012
What side of the lake do you fish on Steve?
by steve on Feb. 6, 2012
reed55: see my comment from feb2
that was perch
by Reed 55 on Feb. 5, 2012
What kind of bait do you use? I have never caught a perch in my life time
by Reed 55 on Feb. 4, 2012
Where is people catching perch
by stweve on Feb. 3, 2012
ps: they had eggs with memebrane still so i'd guess shallow andin weeds for a couple more weeks. just guessing tho.
by steve on Feb. 2, 2012
as apparently the "experts" arent going to help beyond 'there (sp) out there"....
heres a displaced bc flyfishing guys amateur info . with pike that big I'd be hiding in the weeds too. got 16 kept 12.
inside the toulie gras s line , 3-4 feet of water . small yellow jig with waxworm. jiigg like mad. and lay it down to watch line . takes were sideways and barely visible. 3or4 really big ones .
hope this works for you.
by Hammer on Jan. 30, 2012
Anyone go out this weekend? Going out tomorrow morning.
by Hammer on Jan. 26, 2012
Where abouts were you?
by steve on Jan. 25, 2012
Don - what depth of water
by Don on Jan. 25, 2012
Caught 12 over ten inches and lots of small ones yesterday. There out there
by Reels on Jan. 21, 2012
Has anyone found the perch yet!!!I can't believe how bad it is.I cought only 2 all day in 2 different places!
by Swede on Jan. 11, 2012
Was out tday for a little while go about 2 kms east of north campground guys r still catchin whites!! Drove out tday,ice is good!!
by Hammer on Jan. 11, 2012
Went out on south side by boat launch on sat. Only caught one whitefish. No bites or other fish on my cam. Out for 6 hours. Did someone try driving out when ice was to thin?
by steve on Jan. 11, 2012
hi swede- whitefish stillbe on the north side this weekend?/ or too late
by Reed55 on Jan. 10, 2012
Ice is 1 1/2 feet thick
by Reed55 on Jan. 9, 2012
1 Jake fish 5 hours
by Reed55 on Jan. 6, 2012
North or south side is better?
by Hammer on Jan. 5, 2012
How thick is the ice? Anyone driving out?
by Reed55 on Jan. 4, 2012
Put a hot spot where there is good whitefish fishing
What is a good hook or bait
by Swede on Jan. 4, 2012
North side out from campsite,they're everywhere!!
by Reed55 on Jan. 3, 2012
What side of the lake is to catch lots of whitefish
by Swede on Jan. 3, 2012
Ice is good!! Frost heaves at edges but otherwise good! Wallys out there just have to find them!!! Jack & whites r biting good! NO Pearch tho!
by Hammer on Jan. 3, 2012
Going out sat and possibly Sunday. Just wondering how the ice is and what's all biting.
by Heper01 on Jan. 2, 2012
Any wallys being caught out there anyone?
by steve on Dec. 28, 2011
caught a bunch of whitefish and had a pike (i assume) blow me out of the water -everything just exploded.
by Swede on Dec. 27, 2011
Right on!! Have much luck?Was there boxing day late afternoon,just missed u,fire was still going!!Lol!! Next time!!
by steve on Dec. 27, 2011
thanx for the info swede. camped for 3 days. awesome. got robbed by your local coyote- took a whitefish off the roof of my truck at night.
by Reed45 on Dec. 26, 2011
Deep water good for huge walleyesView on Map
by Swede on Dec. 25, 2011
Should b good! at least 10". No flood water,bring quad if u can,frost heaves at shore but otherwise it's all good! If it was a little colder could take a truck but i wouldn't risk it yet! Would make for a shitty xmas if you go through ice!!! Have fun! MERRY XMAS EVERYONE!!!!!!!!
by Fishing buddy on Dec. 24, 2011
Thanks Sweede !!! How is the ice with the warm weather ?? Any flood water ?? Are guys driving out ?? Or need quad to get on ??!! I come from Peace River and it would be nice to know what to bring ?? Your info is so very helpful !! Thanks again !!
by Swede on Dec. 24, 2011
Ya whites r getn hammrd,havn't even saw a pearch yet in the cam! That's what i'm lookin for,out there somewhere!!!! Havn't tried deeper than 12 tho!
by Fishing buddy on Dec. 23, 2011
Thanks for all the updates!' any sign of perch yet ??? Might be in 12 to 16 ft ??? Has anyone tried that ??? The whites are in shallow now ???
by steve on Dec. 23, 2011
thanx again. see you out there. red mazda black trailer
by Swede on Dec. 22, 2011
People r fishin 100 yrds out but a quad if u want to check around! Not much snow so shouldn't b a prob camping!! Merry xmas to u too!!!
by steve on Dec. 22, 2011
do i need a quad or is it a short hike from boat launch to fish
thanx a bunch swede. heading out christmas eve til late boxing day. hopefully i can camp at boat launch. merry xmas
by Swede on Dec. 20, 2011
Hey steve,out tday a good 10 to 13" of ice as long as it doesn't get to warm!! Frost heave at the edge but ok with quad.Roads r good but icy!! Probly c u out there!
by steve on Dec. 20, 2011
hello again swede; just wondering if i need to bring a wet suit to fish boxing day xmas.
is the back road toast at this point? lake safe?
by steve on Dec. 9, 2011
by Swede on Dec. 9, 2011
Just drop a wireworm or small plain J hook with a maggot or mealworm and HAMMER the whites!!! Good luck!! Flash a big shiny spoon to bring them in!!
by steve on Dec. 8, 2011
thanx swede-im new to snipe -want to fly fish it next spring so ill be asking for advice. when /how should i go for whites. Im a relocated BC flyguy
by Swede on Dec. 8, 2011
In a camper? Ya u can if snow isn't too deep to get in a lot!! Whites should b slowing down by then
by steve on Dec. 7, 2011
is it possible to camp at the north end in the winter? are the whitefish spawning between xmas and new years,
by Swede on Dec. 1, 2011
A good 8" of ice!! Lot's of whites swimmin around couple jacks,no pearch on the cam tho!! Next time?!!!
by Don on Nov. 30, 2011
How thick is the ice ? Has anyone been out lately
by Swede on Nov. 28, 2011
Goin out tmorow FOR SURE!!! Will post sumthin tmorow nite!!
by Don on Nov. 28, 2011
How's the ice looking
by Swede on Nov. 26, 2011
Anyone out lately?? Hopin to go tmorow, will let everyone how it went soon!!
by Bigjay on Sep. 16, 2011
See you next summer swede, have a great winter, i'll still be fishin at snipe!!!!
by Swede on Sep. 16, 2011
Well,my summer at snipe has come to an end!!!!SUCKS!!! Oh well that time of year to get a real job! LOL! Hope to c everyone next summer?!! If they give me the job again!! Let's hope!!! LATER!!!!!
by Bigjay on Sep. 15, 2011
Hey Swede, was out there the first weekend of sept, fishing was awsome, caught and released a 23.5lb jack, and to many walleye to count, biggest walleye was 6lbs 7oz, i can't get enough of that lake
by Swede on Sep. 7, 2011
Bigjay if u can make it there soon the fishing is GREAT!!!! 2 hrs fishin tday,puld in around 20 walleye only 2 jack most of the walleye were over 3 lbs!!! Clean water!!! AWESOME!!
by Bigjay on Aug. 1, 2011
Hey swede, great looking camp site, always enjoy going there, fishing is awsome, was out last weekend, keep up the great work and we'll see you out there soon!!!
by Swede on Jul. 29, 2011
road is good,dry,TODAY anyways!!LOL!! Good if weather holds!Hope to c u there! Great fishn now too!Waters clean.
by katscanski on Jul. 28, 2011
does anyone know what is the road like going to the north campground at Snipe Lake? I haven't been there this summer due to the rain. Hoping to go soon. I have been going to Snipe Lake for the last 4 years and never had a problem with the fish or any vandals.
by Curuge on Jul. 12, 2011
There on July long weekend. Fishing was great. Caught 25 to 30 including walleye. 6 keeper jack, 1 keeper walleye. Water just starting to get green. Depth from 17 ft down to 3 ft casting and jigging. Threw everything at them, found 3 or 4 good hooks only.
by nemo on Jun. 20, 2011
Spent the weekend at Snipe lake, was only able fish a few hours each day because of the weather, but the time we did spend fishing we caught lots of fish, alot of smaller ones that we had to realease, definitely lots of fish in the lake!
by swede on Jun. 20, 2011
Hey Fisher dude,what side of lake u go to? I'm the attendant at the north side campground and havn't heard of ANYONE being vandalized?!!!!!! And i don't know what your talking about.Diseased fish?? What??? The fish have never looked healthier!!! GET YOUR FACTS STRAIT!!! Quit trying to scare people from an AWESOME PLACE!!!!!
by Let'emgo on Jun. 18, 2011
Have fished that lake for 20 years. Always average to good. Even this month. Don't let others crap keep you away. Enjoy the fishery. Just help it be there for all are kids to enjoy years from now. Maybe bring some medicine for the poor little fish, lol!!!!
by Fisher dude on Jun. 17, 2011
Dont come here, vandals breaking into trucks at boat launch daily and all the fish have a disease.....stay away!
by Swede on Jun. 14, 2011
wasn't netted last winter just too many fishermen keeping everything they catch!!!Throw a few back! Found half a dozen FULL PEARCH cleaning out the gut stations!!! Some people r so STUPID and wreck it for everyone else!! Great fishin now!!
by Culvert king of 84th on Jun. 13, 2011
Fished out,was netted all winter, dont waste your time here.
by Bigjay on Jun. 4, 2011
Hey hobbyfish, try swan lake, great for kids, from shore cast pickeral rig with marshmellows!!!
by HobbyFish on May. 31, 2011
Just wondering if lake is easy to shore fish from or do u need a boat... looking for a easy lake to get to with the kids
by Bigjay on May. 25, 2011
Is the water still murky at snipe?
by The pike guru on May. 22, 2011
Lots of luck fishing the weed beds for pike lots of small ones but the occasional monster as well, some big whitefish as well. No luck with the walleye.
by Jlowe on May. 12, 2011
Ice is off most of it, just some slush on the north end of the lake
by Bigjay on May. 11, 2011
Anyone no if the ice is off the lake yet
by Reels on May. 5, 2011
Big perch numbers low because of
The end of life cycle and fishing pressure.
by Swede on Apr. 19, 2011
big perch r fished out,slow for big jack & ling too,all winter bin slow!!!!!!
by Bigjay on Apr. 19, 2011
Hows the fishing bin lately? Hows the ice?
by Weekend angler on Mar. 11, 2011
Fishing is slow, ice conditions are poor, do not recomend fishing here, sturgen is good
by Rhyno on Feb. 28, 2011
Went out Saturday, didn't fish, people were stuck at lake access, didn't look like anyone was driving onto lake due to snow, instead of gettin stuck went to sturgeon.
by Rhyno on Feb. 25, 2011
by Bigjay on Feb. 23, 2011
Was out on sunday, caught a few small perch and 6 jack 3-14lbs, deffinatly slowed, saw no whitfish but managed to get 2 walleye, 40cm and 42cm, i agree, the limit 4 walleye should be zero, saw about a dozen this year, some are very large but i don't understand the limit of 2, let the population grow. The perch are damn tasty 2!!!
by Rhyno on Feb. 22, 2011
Lake is slow because of the time of year, it will start getting better soon as it warms up and fish are mire active!!
by Sniper on Feb. 17, 2011
Lake is slow because everybody killed the fish!
by Weekend fisherman on Feb. 15, 2011
Out on feb 14 in 7-8 feet of water 3ft of ice clean surface caught 2 48cm walley on perch jigs no bait about 40 perch threw 20 back under half a pound keepers were up to 1pound 9oz ,no jacks and white fish galore 30+
by Hater on Feb. 8, 2011
This lake is pure garbage was out feb 1, seen some whitefish. Nothing was bitting! Lake seems to be free of surface snow, flood water everywhere!
by Scainiac on Jan. 26, 2011
Was on Snipe on the 25th and there was still lots of slush and snow on the lake, but if you can find a snowmobile track to walk in then it's great because it will have the slush packed down good and you won't break through it and get wet. The Pike seemed to love the pink and blue super vibrax made by Blue Fox and green worm (nitroworm) combo in approx. six to seven feet of water.
by Cedric on Jan. 22, 2011
What a long day with wet feet. Landed two pike and seen a couple perch on the under water cam but was hardly worth going through a foot of slush EVERYWHERE!!!
by Rhyno on Jan. 21, 2011
Lake has nice camping resort. Pike and perch fishing is good. This is not a good walleye lake, populations are small and reproduction is small, very hard to catch, why they don't have a zero limit on this lake for walleye is beyond me.
by Bigjay on Jan. 18, 2011
Fishing still pretty slow, white fish are active, caught 4, 2 jack as well but no perch, a good 12 inchs of ice under 2 feet of snow - Jan. 16
by Bigjay on Dec. 28, 2010
8-10 inchs of ice, caught 3 perch and 1 jack. Fishing was pretty slow for everyone around us
by Kodered on Dec. 6, 2010
10inches of ice on dec.5 fishing slow a few perch and pike
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