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BAIT is sold @ QM Grocery and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
LICENSES are available via Internet and large outlets (such as Wal*Mart SuperCenters)
Other Local Bait shops no longer carry Fishing Licenses

Boat Ramp Status:
Northshore's Lakeview Boat Ramp is CLOSED
MAIN Boat Ramp has come up;
Beach Haven dock has very little water;
Hicks Mountain dock has very little water;



August 17th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.00 below normal. Lake level is dropping slightly
Catfish were biting below the dam (behind Shelter #2)

August 7th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.87 below normal. Lake level is dropping slightly
From higher temperatures & windy conditions-
both speed up evaporation

July 27th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.71 below normal. Lake level is dropping slightly
From higher temperatures & windy conditions-
both speed up evaporation
Catfish were biting in the river
Small walleye (5 to 6 inch long) were observed around Horsehead and Main Boat Ramp
So the stocked fry are growing fast!

June 29th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.59 below normal. Lake level is dropping slightly
From higher temperatures & windy conditions-
both speed up evaporation
Catfish were biting in the river

June 22nd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.59 below normal. Lake level is RISING
It has come up almost 2 inches this week!
Catfish were biting in the river

June 15th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.75 below normal. Lake level is RISING
It has come up 6 inches this week!
Catfish were biting in the river

June 8th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.25 below normal. Lake level is RISING Slightly
No Fishing Reports

June 1st 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.40 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
Reports of fish spotted in the lake, when fish finders were used

May 25th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.99 below normal. Lake level is RISING
So far about four inches of rain have fallen this Holiday weekend.
Reports of fish spotted in the lake, when fish finders were used

May 18th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.08 below normal. Lake level is holding steady
Water is being let out the canal for the Altus resevoir
and som water is flowing in from the river
NO Fishing Reports made

May 11th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.32 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The VERY warm & windy weather causes evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
NO Fishing Reports made

May 4th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.04 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The VERY warm & windy weather causes evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
NO Fishing Reports made

April 27th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.04 below normal. Lake level is RISING Slightly
Last week's welcome rain brought some INFLOW
Causing the lake level to rise slightly
Reports of catfish biting in the river below the dam.

April 20th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.06 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The VERY warm & windy weather causes evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
Reports of catfish biting in the river below the dam.

April 13th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.91 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The VERY warm & windy weather causes evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
Walleye fry were stocked earlier this week.

April 5th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.84 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The warm & windy weather cause evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
No fishing reports have been made

March 29th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.79 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The warm & windy weather cause evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
Rumor- Crappie were biting
Catfish were STILL biting in the river
near base of dam

March 23rd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.75 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The warm & windy weather cause evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
Rumor- Crappie were biting
Catfish were STILL biting in the river
near base of dam

March 19th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.70 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING Slightly
The warm & windy weather cause evaporation to occur
and the lake level to drop.
Another Report that catfish were biting in the river
near base of dam

March 16th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.62 below normal. Lake level is Rising Slightly
Report that catfish were biting in the river
near base of dam

March 9th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.71 below normal. Lake level is Dropping Slightly
No recent fishing reports

March 2nd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Ice is forming in the shallow sloughs
White capping in open waters

March 1st 2014
QM Grocery is OPEN for the Season-they have Bait
There is some INFLOW
There was a report of small Crappies biting E-SE of the dam

February 23rd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
There is some INFLOW
There was a report of small Crappies biting E-SE of the dam

February 19th, 2014
There is INFLOW into the lake!

February 16th, 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
MOST of lake is THAWING
Lots of open water

February 12th, 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
MOST of lake is FROZEN OVER

February 5th, 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
South end of lake is Frozen Over

January 5th, 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.43 below normal. Lake level is Creeping Up
Fishing in Lake is STILL Very Slow
Ice is forming in the shallow sloughs
North Fork above the low water bridge also has ice forming

December 8th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.51 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Fishing in Lake is STILL Very Slow
Ice is forming in the shallow sloughs

December 1st, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.46 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Fishing in Lake is STILL Very Slow
Remember there is NOT a Trout Season at QMNP-
Trout are NOW stocked at Medicine Park instead

November 17th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.47 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING slowly
Fishing in Lake is STILL Very Slow
Remember there is NOT a Trout Season at QMNP-
Trout are NOW stocked at Medicine Park instead

November 3rd, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.41 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING slowly
Fishing in Lake is STILL Very Slow
Catfish are Biting in the River-
(below the dam and above the Low water bridge)

October 23rd, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.40 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING slowly
Fishing in Lake is Very Slow
Black bass & Catfish are Biting in the River-
below the dam and above the Low water bridge

October 12th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.36 below normal. Lake level is RISING slowly
Fishing in Lake is Very Slow
Catfish are Biting in the River-
below the dam and above the Low water bridge

October 3rd, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.36 below normal. Lake level is INCHING UP
MANY, MANY minnows are being sighted in the clear lake waters
Crawdads or Crayfish are also being sighted in large numbers

Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter.
Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

Catfish are being caught in Great numbers in the River
between the dam and the low water bridge

September 21st, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation- Army Corps of Engineer's website for Lake Altus-Lugert is down
So current lake level is not known
MANY, MANY minnows are being sighted in the clear waters
Crawdads or Crayfish are also being sighted in large numbers


September 18th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 29.17 below normal. Lake level is RISING slowly
MANY, MANY minnows are being sighted in the clear waters


May 5th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.78 below normal. Lake level is STEADY
Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter.
Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

April 29th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.71 below normal. Lake level is STEADY
Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter.
Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

April 21st, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.71 below normal. Lake level is Rising Slowly
Fishing is better but still "slow"
Catfish, crappie & Walleye were all caught this week
Crappie caught near the "low water dam"
Catfish & walleye caught near the dam

April 6th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.78 below normal. Lake level is Rising Slowly
Fishing is better but still "fair"
Catfish, crappie & Walleye were all caught this week
Catfish & walleye caught near the dam

March 31st, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.89 below normal. Lake level is STEADY
Fishing is still IMPROVING!
Catfish, crappie & Walleye were all caught this week
Catfish & walleye caught near the dam

March 25th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.89 below normal. Lake level is STEADY
Fishing is IMPROVING!...probably upgraded from "slow" to "poor"
Some catfish & Walleye were caught near the dam

Golden alga blooms are not a public health threat.
Healthy fish caught here are safe to eat.

March 17th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.87 below normal. Lake level is slowly rising
Overall fishing very slow:
Some Walleye being caught on minnows
Lake Altus Lugert had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

March 9th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.98 below normal. Lake level is steady
Overall fishing very slow:
Walleye, Hybrid Bass, Crappie & Catfish all poor
Lake Altus Lugert had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

February 24th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.98 below normal. Lake level is steady
Overall fishing very slow:
Walleye, Hybrid Bass, Crappie & Catfish all poor
Lake Altus Lugert had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

February 17th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.98 below normal. Lake level is rising
Overall fishing very slow:
Walleye, Hybrid Bass, Crappie & Catfish all poor
Quartz Mountain Nature Park & Lake Altus Lugert
have had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

February 10th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.00 below normal. Lake level is falling
Overall fishing very slow:
Walleye, Hybrid Bass, Crappie & Catfish all poor
Quartz Mountain Nature Park & Lake Altus Lugert
have had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

February 3rd 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.97 below normal. Lake level is falling
Overall fishing very slow:
Catfish, Crappie, Hybrid bass & Walleye all poor
Quartz Mountain Nature Park & Lake Altus Lugert
have had another fish kill,
as a result of a golden algae bloom

January 27th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.91 below normal. Lake level is rising
Overall fishing very slow:
Catfish, Crappie, Hybrid bass & Walleye all fair

January 20th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.92 below normal. Lake level is falling
Overall fishing still very slow:
Catfish & Crappie fair, Walleye & Hybrids bass all fair

January 11th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.84 below normal. Lake level is rising
Overall fishing still very slow:
Catfish & Crappie fair
Walleye & Hybrids bass also fair

No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March
Nearest Trout Fishery is Medicine Park

There was a Golden Algae bloom in the lake
that resulted in a fish kill
the kill has "subsided,"
but golden algae is still present
and fish are still vulnerable.

January 6th 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.98 below normal. Lake level is STILL falling
Overall fishing still very slow:
Catfish & Crappie fair
Walleye & Hybrids bass also fair

No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March
Nearest Trout Fishery is Medicine Park

December 9th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.83 below normal. Lake level is STILL falling
Overall fishing still very slow:
Catfish & Crappie fair
Walleye & Hybrids bass also fair

December 2nd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.78 below normal. Lake level is STILL falling
Overall fishing has been very slow:
Catfish are only fair
Crappie only fair on minnows
Hybrids bass & Walleye also fair

November 25th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.75 below normal. Lake level is STILL falling
Overall fishing has been slow:
Catfish fair to good
Crappie only fair on minnows
Hybrids bass & Walleye also fair

No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March

November 18th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.71 below normal. Lake level is falling
Overall fishing has been slow:
Catfish fair to good
Crappie fair on minnows
Hybrids bass & Walleye also fair

No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March

November 11th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.59 below normal. Lake level is falling
Overall fishing has been slow:
Crappie fair on minnows
Hybrids bass & Walleye also fair

No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March

November 4th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.52 below normal. Lake level is falling
Still having Hybrid Bass biting that are too small to keep.
Fewer Catfish (Blue & Channel) biting
No Trout Season at Quartz Mtn--
due to Golden Algae fish kills in Feb. & March

October 28th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.45 below normal. Lake level is falling
Fish are biting!
Though most are Hybrid Bass that are too small to keep.
Catfish (Blue & Channel) wer hitting on stink bait
While hybrid bass were biting on worms.

October 21st2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.35 below normal. Lake level is falling
Some Blue Catfish have been caught on jug-lines
one was 35 lbs 9 oz!

October 14th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.19 below normal. Lake level is falling
Some Blue Catfish were caught; from the lake
More Hybrid bass are being caught on minnows


October 7th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.15 below normal. Lake level is falling
Hybrid bass are being caught on worms
A few Channel Catfish were caught on minnow (from the lake)


September 30th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.99 below normal. Lake level is Creeping UP
The recent rains has slowed fishing a bit-
there is muddy inflow.
More Walleyes than bass (hybrid and striper) have been been caught on minnows
A few Channel Catfish were caught from the lake


September 24th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.01 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
The cooler morning temperatures have the fish biting
Walleyes, hybrid and striped bass have all been caught on minnows
Catfish and carp also being caught from lake


September 16th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.89 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
The cooler weather has improved the fishing
Walleyes biting on minnows
Catfish and carp also being caught from lake


September 9th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.66 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is better!
Walleyes and some hybrid bass being caught using minnows
Catfish being caught in the lake from juglines


September 2nd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.28 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is SLOWLY Improving
Lots of Walleyes and some hybrid bass being caught-
mostly on minnows and "roadrunners"
Catfish being caught in the lake from juglines


August 5th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.74 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is SLOW
Catfish being caught in the lake from juglines


July 29th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.52 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is SLOW
Catfish still being caught in the lake on minnows
A few small walleyes were caught

July 22nd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.27 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing has slowed again
Catfish still being caught in the lake on minnows
no reports of anything else-
Not even catfish being caught in river

July 15th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.05 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is improving slightly
More hybrid bass and Walleyes being caught on minnows
and a few catfish being caught on jug-lines.

July 8th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.00 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is still slow
A few Crappie hitting on minnows, off of rocks, around the new fishing dock
and across from Twin Peaks


July 1st 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.76 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing is still slow
A few Crappie hitting on minnows, off of rocks, across from Twin Peaks
and around the new fishing dock


June 24th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.53 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Fishing has slowed even more
A few Crappie hitting on minnows, off of rocks, across from Twin Peaks
Some catfish still being caught in lake


June 17th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.47 below normal. Lake level is Rising Slowly
Fishing has slowed
More catfish being caught, on jug lines, with rabbit livers, in lake
A few Crappie hitting on minnows, around new fishing dock, off of rocks

June 10th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.97 below normal. Lake level is Dropping Slowly
Fishing has slowed
Some catfish biting on minnow in river
A few Crappie hitting on minnows, Near rocks around new fishing dock

June 3rd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.93 below normal. Lake level is Dropping Slowly
Fishing holding steady
walleye being caught on minnows on the point, between Main Swim Beach and dam
Some catfish biting on minnow in river
Crappie hitting on minnows, Near rocks around new fishing dock

May 28th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.8 below normal. Lake level is Rising
Fishing holding steady
Crappie hitting on minnows
Near rocks around new fishing dock
some Bass and walleye being caught on minnows on the point, between Main Swim Beach and dam

May 20th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.28 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Fishing has improved
Walleye and Crappie hitting on minnows
Near rocks around new fishing dock
some Bass being caught on minnows on the point, between Main Swim Beach and dam

May 13th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.20 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Fishing slacked off, With last week's cold front & rain
very little biting- just catfish
By Sunday morning it was beginning to pick up-
Bass beginning to be caught on minnows from Main Swim Beach

May 6th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.20 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Minnows are still working for catfish, crappies, walleye & sandbass
Crappies and walleye are also biting on chartreuse lures
Some luck by the dam and Horsehead
Better at Twin Peaks and Little Hicks

April 29th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.22 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Everything, Walleye, Sandbass, Crappies and Catfish are all still biting, according to QM Grocery Store staff
a lot of success with minnow
Hot SPots have been: around the dam,litle Hicks and off Twin Peaks

April 22nd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.27 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Walleye, Sandbass and Crappies are all still biting, according to QM Grocery Store staff-
minnows and jigs are both successful
around the dam, Horsehead and litle Hicks have been hot spots

April 15th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.44 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies have been "hitting good on minnows & jigs all over the lake"
Sandbass and walleyes are biting on minnows around Hicks Mtn and Horsehead

April 9th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.07 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Walleyes and Sand Bass were biting on minnows and jigs at the Main Swim Beach and little Hicks
Crappies, Sandbass and Walleyes were being caught from the rocks around Horsehead

April 1st 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.28 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies, Sandbass and Walleyes were being caught from the rocks around Horsehead
Walleyes and Sand Bass were biting on minnows and jigs at the Main Swim Beach and little Hicks

March 25th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.57 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies, Sandbass and Walleyes were biting off Horsehead
Walleyes and Sand Bass were being caught off the Main Swim Beach and little Hicks
Both were biting on minnows and jigs
March 18th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.12 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies, Sandbass and Walleyes were biting at Little Hicks
Walleyes and Sand Bass were being caught off the Main Swim Beach and Hicks Mtn.
Both were biting on minnows and jigs
Trout Season ended March 15th

March 11th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.36 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Walleyes and Sand Bass were being caught off the Main Swim Beach and Hicks Mtn.
Both were biting on minnows and jigs
Trout Season ends March 15th

March 4th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.56 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Walleyes, Sand Bass were being caught off Hicks Mtn.
Huge +45 lbs Catfish caught on nightcrawler from the Main Swim Beach
Trout Season ends March 15th

February 27th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.64 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies, Hybrid Bass and Walleye were being caught off Hicks Mtn.
Trout to be stocked March 1st-weather & water quaility permitting
Trout Season still underway- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt


February 19th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.78 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
No Details on fishing conditions- haven't seen anyone fishing to ask!
Trout to be stocked March 1st-weather permitting
Trout Season still underway- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt

February 12th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.05 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Crappies, Hybrid Bass and Walleye were being caught off Hicks Mtn. in water about 20 feet deep
Trout to be stocked Feb. 16th-weather permitting
Trout Season still underway- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt

February5th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.05 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Crappies, Hybrid Bass and Walleye were being caught off Hicks Mtn. in water about 20 feet deep
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Feb. 16th-weather permitting

January 29th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.09 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
No Details on fishing conditions- haven't seen anyone fishing to ask!
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Feb. 2nd-weather permitting

January 22nd 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.95 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
No Details on fishing conditions- haven't seen anyone fishing to ask!
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Feb. 2nd-weather permitting

January 15th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.95 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
No Details on fishing conditions- haven't seen anyone fishing to ask!
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Jan 19-weather permitting

January 8th 2012
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.96 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Walleyes & Hybrid bass were being caught at Hicks Mtn
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Jan 19-weather permitting

December 11th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.95 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
No Details on fishing conditions- haven't seen anyone fishing to ask!
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Dec 22-weather permitting

December 4th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.94 below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing slowed due to muddy conditions from recent inflow
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair
Sand Bass are fair from bank near dam on minnows
Walleyes are fair on minnows
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Dec 8-weather permitting

November 27th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.97 below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing slowed due to heavy inflow & muddy conditions
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair
Sand Bass are fair from bank near dam on minnows
Walleyes are fair on minnows
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Dec 8-weather permitting

November 20th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.40 below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing is holding steady
Catfish are fair
Crappies are still fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are still fair to good, from bank near dam on minnows
Walleyes are stillfair good on minnows
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Trout to be stocked Nov 22-weather permitting

November 13th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.32 below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing is holding steady
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt
Catfish are fair
Crappies are still fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are still fair to good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are stillfair good on minnows, worms & shrimp

November 7th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.86 below normal. Lake level is dropping
Fishing is holding steady!
Catfish are fair
Crappies are still fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are still fair to good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are now fair good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Trout Season has started- trout stamps NO longer required
just fishing license--unless Exempt

October 30th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.76 below normal. Lake level is dropping
Fishing is holding steady!
Catfish are fair
Crappies are still fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are still fair to good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are now fair good on minnows, worms & shrimp

October 23rd 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.78 below normal. Lake level is dropping
Fishing is holding steady!
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fairto good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are good on minnows, worms & shrimp

October 16th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.68 below normal. Lake level is Rising
Fishing has improved!
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fairto good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are good on minnows, worms & shrimp

October 9th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.66 below normal. Lake level is Rising
Fishing is very slow
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fair, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp

October 2nd 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.71 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Fishing is slow
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fair, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Walleyes are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp

September 25th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.55 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Sand Bass are good, from bank near dam, on minnows & worms
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp
Walleyes are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp

September 18th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.47 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are fair
Crappies are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fair on minnows & worms
Walleyes are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp

September 11th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.35below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are fair to good on Jug lines
Crappies are still fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are still fair to good on minnows & worms
Walleyes are fair on minnows, worms & shrimp

September 4th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.13 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good on Jug lines
Crappies are fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are fair to good on minnows & worms
Walleyes are small but fair to good on minnows, worms & shrimp

August 28th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.99 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good to very good on Jug lines
Crappies are good on minnows, worms & shrimp
Sand Bass are good on minnows & worms
Walleyes are small but good on minnows, worms & shrimp

August 21st 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.82 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good to very good on Jug lines
Crappies are fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good
Walleyes are just fair on minnows

August 13th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.53 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good to very good on Jug lines
Crappies are fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good
Walleyes are fair to good on minnows

July 24th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.97 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good
Crappies are fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good
Walleyes are fair to good on minnows

July 17th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.39 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good
Walleyes are fair to good on minnows
Crappies are fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good

July 10th 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.60 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Catfish are good
Crappies are fair to good on minnows; in deeper water
Sand Bass are fair to good; even from beach
Walleyes are fair to good on minnows

July 2nd 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.82 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Crappies have improved to good on minnows; in deeper water
Walleyes are good on minnows
Sand Bass are good; even from beach
Catfish very good; 30lb Blue Cat caught (7/2/11) trolling w/ minnows

June 26th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.10 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Crappies have improved to good on minnows; in deeper water
Walleyes are still fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good; even from beach

June 19th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.71 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Crappies have improved to good on minnows; in deeper water
Walleyes are still fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good

June 12th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.44 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Crappies are fair to good on minnows; in deeper water
Walleyes are fair to good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair to good
Catfish are good; on worms; in river.
Blue cats are good on worms; in lake

June 5th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.71 below normal. Lake level is Dropping
Crappies are good on minnows; in deeper water
Walleyes are good on minnows
Sand Bass are fair togood
Catfish are good; on worms; in river.
Blue cats are good on worms; in lake

May 29th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.82 below normal. Lake level is Falling Slowly
Crappies are good on minnows; good on jigs; in deeper water
Walleyes are good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass are good
Catfish are fair to good; in river.
Blue cats are good in lake

May 22nd, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.68 below normal. Lake level is Rising Slowly
Crappies are good on minnows; good on jigs; in deeper water
Walleyes are good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass are good
Catfish are fair to good; in river.

May 16th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.81 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows; good on jigs; in deeper water
Walleyes are good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass have slowed a little but larger fish are being caught; so overall still good
Catfish are improving; fair to good.

May 9th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.81 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows; good on jigs; in deeper water than recently
Walleyes are slowing; fair to good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass have slowed a little but larger fish are being caught; so overall still good
Catfish are still fair.

May 1st, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.73 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows; good on jigs;at floating fishing dock and on swim beach, near the dam
Walleyes are good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass are good, off rocks near swim beach; off boat ramp on north shore; near Beach Haven boat ramp
Catfish are still fair.

April 24th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.77 below normal. Lake level is Dropping Slightly
Crappies are very good on minnows; good on jigs;at floating fishing dock and on swim beach, near the dam
Walleyes are good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass are good, off rocks near swim beach; off boat ramp on north shore; near Beach Haven boat ramp
Catfish are still fair.

April 17th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.82 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are very good on minnows; good on jigs;at floating fishing dock and on swim beach, near the dam
Walleyes are very good on minnows; near swim beach.
Sand Bass are good, off rocks near swim beach.
Catfish are still fair.

April 10th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.72 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are excellent on minnows; good on jigs;at floating fishing dock and on swim beach, near the dam
Walleyes are excellent on minnows; good on jigs.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Ended March 15

April 3rd, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.78 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are still fair.
Crappies are fair to good;at floating fishing dock and on swim beach,near the dam
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season Ended March 15
Daily limits still enforced

March 27th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.9 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are still fair.
Crappies are fair to good;at floating fishing dock, near the dam and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season Ended March 15
Daily limits still enforced

March 20th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.06 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are still fair.
Crappies are fair to good;at floating fishing dock, near the dam and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season Ended March 15
Daily limits still enforced

March 13th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.26below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are still fair.
Crappies are fair;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair.
Trout Season Ends March 15
Trout Stamps are no longer required

March 6th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.39 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are fair;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair.
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Ends March 15
Trout Stamps are no longer required

February 27th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.59 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are fair to good on minnows;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair.
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Ends March 15
Next stocking: March 3rd
Trout Stamps are no longer required

February 19th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.91 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are fair to good on minnows;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Ends March 15
Next stocking: March 3rd
Trout Stamps are no longer required

February 12th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.39 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Lake shore iced over
River iced over
Trout Season Started November 1st
Next stocking: February 17th
Trout Stamps are no longer required

February 6th, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.57 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are poor.
Crappies are poor.
Sand Bass are poor to fair
Walleyes are poor.
Trout Season Started November 1
Next stocking: February 17th
Trout Stamps are no longer required

January 30, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.74 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are fair.
Crappies are fair.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
Next stocking: February 3rd
Trout Stamps are no longer required

January 21, 2011
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.08 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are fair to good.
Crappies are fair.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season Started November 1
Trout Stamps are no longer required

December 26, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.95 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Walleyes are fair to good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Catfish are fair to good.
Crappies are fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp
UNTIL Jan. 1, 2011-when they are no longer required

December 19, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.21 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are fair to good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Crappies are fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

December 12, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.38 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Walleyes are good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Catfish are fair to good.
Crappies are fair to good on minnows.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

December 5, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.59 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Sand Bass are good.
Catfish are fair to good; with some being caught on worms at the new fishing dock.
Crappies are fair to good on minnows.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

November 28, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.85 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

November 20, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.03 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows;at floating fishing dock and near Hicks Mtn
Walleyes are fair to good.
Sand Bass are fairto good..
Catfish are still fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

November 14, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.32 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn
Walleyes are fair.
Sand Bass are fair.
Catfish are fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

November 6, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.71 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are still good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Catfish are fair.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair.
Trout Season Started November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp

October 31, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.75 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are still good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Trout Season Starts Monday November 1
EVERYONE fishing in the North Fork within Park boundaries MUST HAVE a Trout Stamp
Catfish are fair to good.
Sand Bass are good.
Walleyes are fair to good.

October 25, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.00 below normal. Lake level is Rising
Crappies are good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Catfish are still fair near Hicks Mtn.
Sand Bass are good..
Walleyes are fair to good.

October 17, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.64 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are now fair to good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Catfish are still fair near Hicks Mtn.
Sand Bass are fair to good in DEEP water.
Walleyes are fair to good in DEEP water.

October 9, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.42 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Crappies are now fair to good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Catfish are still fair near Hicks Mtn.
Sand Bass are fair to good in DEEP water.
Walleyes are fair in DEEP water.

October 3, 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.28 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Most catfish are fair near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies are good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Sand Bass are still fair to good in DEEP water.
Walleyes are still fair in DEEP water.

September 25 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.15 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Most catfish are fair near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies are fair to good on minnows; near Hicks Mtn and at floating fishing dock
Sand Bass are still fair in DEEP water.
Walleyes are still fair in DEEP water.

September 18 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.03 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Most catfish are fair- large Blue Cat was caught on minnows near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies are fair to good near Hicks Mtnon minnows.
Sand Bass are still fair in DEEP water.
Walleyes are still fair in DEEP water.

September 12 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.97 below normal. Lake level is Holding Steady
Catfish are poor to fair.
Crappies are fair to good near dam on jigs.
Sand Bass are still fair in DEEP water.
Walleyes are still fair in DEEP water.

August 29 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.46 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are poor to fair.
Crappies are fair to good in DEEP water.
Sand Bass are fair in DEEP water.
Walleyes are fair in DEEP water.

August 22 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.50 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are poor to fair.
Crappies are fair in DEEP water.
Sand Bass are fair to good in DEEP water.
Walleyes are fair to good in DEEP water.

August 15 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.72 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies are fair to poor.
Sand Bass are fair to good in DEEP water.
Walleyes are fair to good in DEEP water..

August 8 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.33 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies are fair to poor.
Sand Bass are fair to poor.
Walleyes are fair to poor.

August 1 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.00 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies are fair to poor.
Sand Bass are fair to poor.
Walleyes are fair to poor.

July 25th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.00 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies are fair to poor.
Sand Bass are fair to poor.
Walleyes are fair to poor.

July 18th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.40 below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies are fair to poor.
Sand Bass are fair to poor.
Walleyes are fair to poor.

July 11th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.41 below normal. Lake level is RISING
Catfish are fair.
Crappies are fair.
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair.

July 4th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.49 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are good.
Crappies are good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair.

June 27th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.24 below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Crappies are good.
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Catfish are fair to good.

June 20th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.70 below normal. Lake level is FALLING
Crappies are good.
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes have improved to good.
Catfish are improving.

June 13th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.73 below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies have been good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes have slowed to fair.
Catfish are improving.

June 5th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.90 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Crappies have been good.
Sand Bass are still fair.
Walleyes have been good near Hicks Mtn.
Catfish have been poor.

May 30th2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.35 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Crappies are fair to good.
Sand Bass are fair.
Walleyes have been good near Hicks Mtn.
Catfish have been poor.

May 23rd 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.19 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Crappies have been good.
Sand Bass are fair to good.
Walleyes have been good near Hicks Mtn.
Catfish have been poor.

May 16th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.75 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Walleyes have been good near Hicks Mtn.

May 9th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.36 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Walleyes are good to very good near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies were good near the old "fish-o-rama".
Sand bass have been good off points near dam.

May 4th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.63 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Walleyes are good to very good near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies were good on minnows.
Sand bass have been good on minnows; off points near dam.

April 25th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.82 below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Walleyes are good near Hicks Mtn.
Crappies were good to very good on minnows.
Sand bass have been good on minnows; off points near dam.

April 18th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.51 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING STEADILY
Walleyes are good.
Crappies were good to very good on minnows.
Sand bass have been good on minnows; off points near dam.

April 11th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.19 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Walleyes are good.
Crappies fair to good on minnows.
Sand bass fair to good on minnows; off points near dam.

April 4th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.28 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Catfish were active around red Bluff area at northwest end of lake
Walleyes are good, Crappies & Sand Bass fair off the points near the main swim beach and around the Hicks Mountain Area.

March 28th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.52 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Catfish were active around red Bluff area at northwest end of lake
Crappies and Walleyes are being caught off the points near the main swim beach and around the Hicks Mountain Area.

March 21st2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.88 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season has CLOSED March 15
Catfish were active around red Bluff area at northwest end of lake
Crappies and Walleyes are being caught around the Hicks Mountain Area and off the points near the main swim beach.

March 14th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.37 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN until March 15th
Crappies and Walleyes are being caught around the Hicks Mountain Area and off the points near the main swim beach.

March 7th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.81 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN until March 15th
Crappies and Walleyes are being caught around the Hicks Mountain Area.
Trout are really hitting in the river

February 28th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.31 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN until March 15th
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: March 4th
No recent report on Hybrid Bass, Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes.


February 21st 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.91 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: March 4th
No recent report on Hybrid Bass, Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes.


February 14th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.46 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: February 18
No recent report on Hybrid Bass, Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes.


February 4th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.94 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: February 18
Hybrid Bass, Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


January 24th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.91 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: February 4
Hybrid Bass, Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


January 17th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 20.41 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: January 21
Hybrid Bass are still poor to fair.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


January 10th 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 20.77 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: January 21
NO fishing reported - Heavy Ice along entire shoreline


January 3rd 2010
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.03 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: January 7
Hybrid Bass are still poor to fair.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


December 27th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.44 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: January 7
Hybrid Bass are still fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


December 13th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.13 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: December 22
Hybrid Bass are still fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


December 6th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.30 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: December 10
Hybrid Bass are still fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all poor.


November 29th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.52 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: December 10
Hybrid Bass are fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish, Crappies and Walleyes are all still poor.


November 22nd 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.77 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: November 24
Hybrid Bass are fair in deeper waters.
Catfish are poor.
Crappies and Walleyes are still poor.


November 15th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.95 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: November 24
Hybrid Bass are fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish are fair.
Crappies and Walleyes are still poor.


November 8th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.23 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Trout Season is OPEN
Next Scheduled Stocking Date: November 12
Hybrid Bass are fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish are fair to poor.
Crappies and Walleyes are poor.


November 1st 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.40 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Trout Season has OPENED
Hybrid Bass are fair to good in deeper waters.
Catfish are holding at fair.
Crappies and Walleyes are poor.


October 25th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.39 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Hybrid Bass are good.
Catfish are holding at fair to good.
Crappies and Walleyes are poor.


October 18th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.71 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Hybrid Bass are still good.
Catfish are holding at fair to good.
Crappies and Walleyes are poor.


October 4th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.99 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Walleyes and Hybrid Bass have improved to good.
Catfish are holding at fair to good.
Crappiesare have slipped from fair to poor.


September 27th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.82 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Catfish are fair to good.
Crappiesare fair-on minnows.
Walleyes and Hybrid Bass have improved to good.


September 20th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 24.84 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding STEADY
Catfish are fair to good.
Crappiesare fair-on minnows.
Walleyes and Hybrid Bass are fair to good.


September 13th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.00 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Catfish are good.
Hybrid bass are fair-on minnows.
Crappies and Walleyes are fair to good.


September 6th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 25.18 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are good.
Hybrid bass are fair-on minnows.
Crappies and Walleyes are good.


August 30th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.67 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are good.
Hybrid bass are fair-on minnows.
Crappies and Walleyes are improving to good.


August 23rd 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.53 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Catfish are good.
Hybrid bass are still fair-on minnows.
Crappies and Walleyes are fair.


August 16th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.87 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Walleyes and catfish are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are still fair-on minnows.
Crappies are fair.


August 9th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.53 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Walleyes and catfish are good.
Hybrid bass have slowed to fair-on minnows.
Crappies are fair to good.


August 5th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.90 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING

August 2nd 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.32 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Lake fishing still improving.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are good on minnows.
Catfish are fair to good.


July 26th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.15 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Lake fishing still improving.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are good on minnows.
Catfish are fair to good.


July 19th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.35 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Lake fishing improving slightly.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are fair.
Catfish are fair to good.


July 12th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.10 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Lake fishing still slow.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair.
Hybrid bass are fair.
Catfish are also fair.


June 28th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.11 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most lake fishing still slow.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair.
Hybrid bass are fair.
Most catfish are good.


Lake level is DROPPING

June 21st 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.48 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has slowed- a lot.
Walleyes are and Crappies are fair.
Hybrid bass are fair.
Most catfish are good.


Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.58 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has improved.
Walleyes are and Crappies are still good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
Most catfish are good.


June 6th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.79 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has improved.
Walleyes are and Crappies are still good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
Most catfish are fair.


May 31st 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.99 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has improved.
Walleyes are and Crappies are good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
Most catfish are fair.


May 24th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.16 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has improved.
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are and Hybrid Bass are good.
Most catfish are fair.


May 17th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.58 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has slowed a little
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.


May 10th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.24 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing is still good
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are good to very good.
Hybrid bass are good to very good.


May 3rd 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.59 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most lake fishing has improved this week
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are good.
Hybrid bass are good to very good.


April 26th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.40 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing has slowed this week
Crappies are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.


April 19th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.70 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are good.
Hybrid bass are good.


April 12th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.00 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
Crappies are fair to good.
Walleyes are good.
Hybrid bass are good.


April 5th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.13 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
Crappies are good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.


March 29th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.41 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
During the spring, Most fishing is better on north banks (they get more sun from the south and warm up earlier)
Crappies are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
March 15th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.85 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
During the spring, Most fishing is better on north banks (they get more sun from the south and warm up earlier)
Crappies are fair.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
Trout season season ends March 15th!

March 8th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.08 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing is improving!
Crappies are fair.
Hybrid bass are fair to good.
Trout season season ends March 15th!

March 1st 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.26 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing still slow
Crappies are starting to pick up (fair)
Trout season season ends March 15th!

February 22nd 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.45 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing still slow
Trout season season ends March 15th!

February 15th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.65 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing still slow
Crappies fair
Trout fair (in river)

February 7th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.05 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing still slow
Crappies fair
Trout fair (in river)

February 1st 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.26 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing still slow
Crappies fair
Trout fair (in river)

January 25th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.52 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
Most lake fishing still slow
Crappies fair

Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.0 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing slow

January 4th 2009
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.33 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing slow

December 28th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.58 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing slow
Trout (river) are good on corn.

December 21st 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.90 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing slow
Trout (river) are good on corn.

December 14th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.19 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
All lake fishing slow
Trout (river) are good on corn.

December 7th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.45 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY SLOWLY
Most fishing is fair to good in the lake-poor from the banks
Wall-eye and Crappie biting better than Bass
Trout (river) are good on corn.

November 30th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.66 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is fair to good in the lake-poor from the banks
Trout (river) are good on corn.

November 23rd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.00 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is holding steady
Catfish are still good (in the lake).
Bass have been biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season started November 1st

November 9th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.56 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is holding steady
Catfish are good to very good (in the lake).
Bass have been biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season started November 1st

November 2nd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.87 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is improving
Catfish are good to very good (in the lake).
Bass have been biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are fair to good.
Walleyes are fair to good.
Trout Season started November 1st

October 26th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.27 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is improving
Catfish are still Excellent (in the lake).
Bass are still biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are good.
Walleyes are good.
Trout Season starts November 1st

October 19th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.00 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is improving
Catfish are Excellent (in the lake).
Bass are still biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are good.
Walleyes are good.

Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.10 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is holding steady
Bass are still biting around the rocks on minnows.
Crappie are good.
Walleyes are good.

September 28th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.55 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is improving
Crappie are good.
Walleyes are good.
Bass have been biting again- around the rocks on minnows.

September 21st 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.71 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Most fishing is improving
Crappie are fair to good.
Bass have been biting again- around the rocks on minnows.

September 14th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.36 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING FAST
Most fishing was poor to fair over weekend
River is running high, bringing in a lot of mud and debris

September 7th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.87 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is fair to good from the banks.
Crappies and small bass are being caught from the bank.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
Good sized bass are being caught on minnows around the rocks.
Crappies are still fair to good.

August 30th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.22 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is improving from the banks.
Crappies and small bass are being caught from the bank.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are fair to good; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids and sand bass are all also fair to good, again on minnows
Crappies are fair to good.

August 24th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.58 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Most fishing is improving from the banks.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters; though a little slower than last week.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are fair to good; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids and sand bass are all also fair to good, again on minnows
Crappies are fair to good.

August 20th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.66 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING


August 17th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 15.94 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is improving from the banks.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are good; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids and sand bass are all also good, again on minnows
Crappies are fair to good.

August 10th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.59 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is very slow from the banks.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are fair to good; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids and sand bass are good, again on minnows
Crappies are fair.

August 3rd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.86 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is very slow from the banks.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are fair to good; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids and sand bass are also fair to good, again on minnows
Crappies are fair.

July 27th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.86 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing is very slow from the banks.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
In deeper waters, Walleyes are fair; biting on minnows.
Same location, hybrids are also fair, again on minnows
Crappies are poor.

July 20th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.40 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Fishing is still slow.
Fishing is best in the deeper waters.
Walleyes are poor to fair; biting on minnows.
Hybrids are also poor to fair, also on minnows
Crappies are poor.

July 13th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.39 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Fishing has slowed again.
Walleyes are fair; biting on minnows.
Hybrids are still fair, also on minnows

July 6th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.76 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Walleyes are good; biting on minnows.
Hybrids are fair, also on minnows

June 29th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.48 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Walleyes are good; biting on minnows.
Hybrids are also good on minnows

June 22nd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.47 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Most fishing very slow.
Some success on trot-lines.

June 15th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.29ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Hybrids are biting when trolling; most are rather small.
Walleyes are starting to bite again.
Noodlers have caught a few LARGE catfish

June 8th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.24 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Few fishing reports are being shared...people are still buying lots of minnows.


June 1st 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.02 ft. below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Few fishing reports are being shared...people are still buying lots of minnows.


May 26th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.08 ft. below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Crappies have improved to "good to very good".
Walleyes have also improved to "good to very good"- though they tend to be small
Hybrid bass are good; also many are small.
Sand bass have slowed to fair.
Catfish (Blue Cats) are still fair.

May 18th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.08 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies poor compared to walleye's & sandbass; those being caught were caught when trolling
Walleyes are holding at good-tend to be small
Sand bass are good; though many are small.
Catfish (Blue Cats) have slowed to fair around the old fish-o-rama.

May 3rd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.31 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Recent high winds has limited fishing
Crappies still poor
Walleyes are improving to good-tend to be small
Hybrids are fair to good-also tending to be small.
Sand bass are good.
Catfish (Blue Cats) are good to very good around the old fish-o-rama.

April 26th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.36 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies still poor
Walleyes are fair to good-tend to be small
Hybrids are fair to good-also tending to be small.
Sand bass are fair to good.
Catfish (Blue Cats) are good to very good around the old fish-o-rama.

April 20th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.57 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Crappies still poor
Walleyes are fair to good.
Hybrids are fair to good.
Sand bass are fair to good.
Catfish (Blue Cats) are good to very good around the old fish-o-rama.
Goldeyes are being caught again at the low water bridge

April 13th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.76 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleyes are fair.
Hybrids are fair to good.
Catfish (Blue Cats) are good to very good around the old fish-o-rama.

March 23rd 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.61 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleye's good on those too small to keep; fair on "keepers"
Sand bass fair on small fish / poor on larger fish
Trout Season has ENDED

March 16th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.23 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleye's fair on those too small to keep; poor on "keepers"
Sand bass fair on small fish / poor on larger fish
Trout fishing has slowed to FAIRin river
Trout Season has ENDED

March 9th 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.45 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleye's still poor
Sand bass fair on small fish / poor on larger fish
Trout fishing has slowed to GOOD in river-- hitting on corn.
Trout Season ends March 15th -- which is not too far away!
NEWSFLASH: Quartz Mountain Grocery has OPENED
You CAN pick up your fishing supplies 8 AM - 5 PM

March 2nd, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.64 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleye's still poor
Trout fishing is very GOOD in river-- hitting on corn.
NEWSFLASH: Quartz Mountain Grocery has OPENED
You CAN pick up your fishing supplies 8 AM - 5 PM

February 24th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 4.91 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor
Walleye's still poor
Trout fishing is very GOOD in river-- hitting on corn.
Trout Season ends March 15th -- which is not too far away!
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery is still CLOSED for the winter
They will be re-opening in March.
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in Altus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

February 17th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.32 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies- poor
Walleye's - poor
Trout fishing is very GOOD in river-- hitting on corn.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery is still CLOSED for the winter
They will be re-opening in March.
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in Altus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

February 10th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.71 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies still poor to fair.
Walleye's still poor to fair.
Trout fishing has been very GOOD in river-- hitting on corn.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery is still CLOSED for the winter
They will be re-opening in March.
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

February 3rd, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.98 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies poor to fair.
Walleye's poor to fair.
Trout fishing still GOOD in river, hitting on corn.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery is still CLOSED for the winter
They will be re-opening in March.
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

January 26th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.12 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies poor to fair.
Walleye's poor to fair.
Trout fishing still GOOD in river, hitting on corn.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

January 20th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.3 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies fair.
Walleye's fair.
Trout fishing VERY GOOD in river, hitting on corn.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

January 6th, 2008
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.72 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Crappies slow to fair.
Walleye's fair.
Trout fishing GOOD in river.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

December 30th, 2007
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.94 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
No new LAKE fishing information
Trout fishing VERY GOOD in river.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

December 23rd, 2007
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.18 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
No new LAKE fishing information
Trout fishing VERY GOOD in river.
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

December 16th, 2007
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.47 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is improving!.
Sand Bass VERY GOOD Saturday!!
Trout are being stocked in the river - Great Success with corn as bait
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies (including Trout Stamp) in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

December 2nd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.13 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is improving!.
The colder weather has had the crappie biting!!
Trout are being stocked in the river - Great Success with corn as bait
Don't forget: Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf

November 29th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.26 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is improving!.
The colder weather has the crappie biting!!

November 25th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.26 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is "fair".
Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf
Trout are being stocked in the river - Great Success with corn as bait
No NEW reports on what's biting in the lake

November 10th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.38 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is "fair".
Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf
Trout are being stocked in the river - Great Success with corn as bait
No NEW reports on what's biting in the lake
November 3rd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.43 ft. below normal. Lake level is HOLDING STEADY
Fishing is "fair".
Quartz Mountain Grocery has CLOSED for the winter
You must pick up your fishing supplies in ALtus, Blair, Granite or Lone Wolf
Crappie are still biting off the boat ramp on north shore (in Lakeview Campground).
The North shore Area is being winterized: No bathroomsare open and you must park OUTSIDE the campground and walk in
More small Crappie were also being caught near the "old fish-o-rama"
More larger hybrids are now being caught from the bank near the swim beach.
Channel and Blue Catfish are still being caught,near the Granite bridge at the north end of the lake

October 28th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.43 ft. below normal. Lake level is CREEPING UP
Fishing is "fair".
Crappie have slowed but are still biting off the boat ramp on north shore (in Lakeview Campground).
The North shore Area is being winterized: No bathrooms are open and you must park OUTSIDE the campground and walk in
Some small Crappie were also being caught near the "old fish-o-rama"
More larger hybrids are now being caught from the bank near the swim beach.
Channel and Blue Catfish are still being caught,near the Granite bridge at the north end of the lake

October 21st
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.46 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Fishing is "fair".
Quite a few Crappie were being caught off the boat ramp on north shore (in Lakeview Campground).
Some small Crappie were also being caught near the "old fish-o-rama"
A few good sized hybrids are now being caught from the bank near the swim beach.
Channel and Blue Catfish are still being caught,near the Granite bridge at the north end of the lake

October 14th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.52 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Fishing is "fair".
A few good sized hybrids are now being caught from the bank.
Channel and Blue Catfish are still being caught, often on juglines.

October 7th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.53 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Fishing is picking up a little more ...and is between "slow" and "fair" overall.
More good sized hybrids are being caught still in deep water.
Channel and Blue Catfish are being caught often on juglines.

September 30th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.64 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY
Fishing is picking up a little...but is stil quite slow.
A FEW good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water.
Catfish are most active in the river near the Granite (SH 9) bridge.


September 23rd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.77 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing is picking up a little...but is stil quite slow.
A FEW good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


September 16th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 8.98 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING
Fishing is picking up a little.
A FEW good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


September 9th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.49 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Fishing is very SLOW.
A FEW good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


September 2nd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.06 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Fishing is SLOW.
A FEW good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


August 26th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 7.27 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Fishing is STILL very spotty- some fisherpeople are doing great, others aren't catching anything
Some good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


August 19th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 6.71 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Fishing is very spotty- some fisherpeople are doing great, others aren't catching anything
Some good sized hybrids are being caught in deep water
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


August 11th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 5.13 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Fishing is very slow
Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge.


August 4th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 3.43 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
All fishing is even slower
Hybrid bass and walleye are somewhat active in the lake.
Catfish are still biting in the river above the low water bridge.
Some Stripers and Goldeye still being caught below the low water bridge


July 29th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 2.48 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
All fishing has slowed.
Hybrid bass and walleye are somewhat active in the lake.
Fish are still biting in the river.
Large catfish (20 and 22 lbs) are being caught in the river.


July 22
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 0.95 ft. below normal. Lake level is DROPPING
Irrigation canal is running
Hybrid bass and walleye are more active in the lake.
Fish are still biting in the river.
Large catfish, some hybrid bass and goldeye are being caught near the low water bridge..


July 15
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL several flood control gates are open and water is flowing over spillway
Hybrid bass are becoming more active in the lake.
Walleyes are only "fair" in numbers but large ones are being caught
Fish are still biting in the river.
Large catfish, some hybrid bass and goldeye are being caught near the low water bridge..


July 8th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are closed but water is flowing over spillway
Fishing in the lake has slowed considerably.
Fish are still biting in the river (near low water bridge).
Primarily catfish (big ones), gar and goldeye.


July 1st
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are closed but water is flowing over spillway
Fishing in the lake has slowed considerably.
Fish are still biting in the river (near low water bridge).
Primarily catfish (big ones), gar and goldeye.


June 24th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are closed but water is going over the spillway
Sand Bass are biting again in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Crappies are biting again near the old fish-o-rama!
Walleye have spicked up and are biting very good.
Hybrid bass, catfish, carp & gar are all REALLY biting near low water bridge


June 17th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are open to balance continued inflow
Sand Bass are biting again in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Crappies are biting again near the old fish-o-rama!
Walleye have spicked up and are biting very good.
Hybrid bass, catfish, carp & gar are all REALLY biting near low water bridge


June 10th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are open to balance continued inflow
Sand Bass have slowed but are still biting in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Crappies are biting again near the old fish-o-rama!
Walleye have slowed considerably
Hybrid bass, catfish, carp & gar are all biting near low water bridge


June 3rd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are open to balance continued inflow
Sand Bass have slowed but are still biting in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Crappies are biting again near the old fish-o-rama!
Catfish, carp & gar are all biting near low water bridge


May 27th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL flood control gates are open to balance continued inflow
Sand Bass have slowed but are still biting in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass have also slowed but are also good in same location!
Crappies have slowed near the old fish-o-rama!


May 20th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 0.54 ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass have slowed but are still biting in deeper waters off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass have also slowed but are also good in same location!
Crappies have slowed near the old fish-o-rama!


May 13th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 1.75 ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass are biting off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass have also slowed but are also good in same location!
Crappies were REALLY biting near the old fish-o-rama!
Walleye have also slowed but are still good; watch length-- must be 18 inches to keep

May 6th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 9.88 ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass have slowed but are still good off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass have also slowed but are still good in same location!
Crappies have also slowed but are still good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye have also slowed but are still good; watch length-- must be 18 inches to keep

April 29th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 10.63 ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass have slowed but are still good off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass have also slowed but are still good in same location!
Crappies have also slowed but are still good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye have also slowed but are still good; watch length-- must be 18 inches to keep

April 22nd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 12.00 ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass are still good off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass are still good in same location!
Crappies are still good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye are still good; watch length-- must be 18 inches to keep

April 15th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.36ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass are now good off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass are now good in same location!
Crappies are still good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye are still good but most are NOT long enough to keep-- must be 18 inches

April 8th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.86ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass are very good off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass are good to very good in same location!
Crappies are still good to very good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye are now good but most are NOT long enough to keep-- must be 18 inches

April 1st
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.50ft. below normal. Lake level STILL rising
Sand Bass are biting off the main swim beach (rated good to very good)
Hybrid bass are also biting great in same location!
Crappies are good to very good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye aare now good but most are NOT long enough to keep-- must be 18 inches

March 25th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.18 ft. below normal. Lake level RAPIDLY rising
Sand Bass are biting GREAT off the main swim beach
Hybrid bass are also biting great insame location!
Crappies are very good near the old fish-o-rama
Walleye also very good but most are NOT long enough to keep-- must be 18 inches

January 21st
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 27.82 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY rising
Sand Bass slowed down considerably!
Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the Quartz Mountain Grocery (CLOSED for the SEASON) and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
Trout Stamps are REQUIRED for EVERYONE fishing in the River with Park boundaries

January 8th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 28.83 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY rising
Sand Bass VERY GOOD Saturday!!
Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the Quartz Mountain Grocery (CLOSED for the SEASON) and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
Trout Stamps are REQUIRED for EVERYONE fishing in the River with Park boundaries

December 16th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.25 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY creeping UP
Sand Bass VERY GOOD Saturday!!
Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the Quartz Mountain Grocery (CLOSED for the SEASON) and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
Trout Stamps are REQUIRED for EVERYONE fishing in the River with Park boundaries

November 19th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.42 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY creeping UP
Fishing is still slow
Walleye, hybrid bass are much slower.
A few Catfish are biting.
Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the Quartz Mountain Grocery (CLOSED for the SEASON) and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
Trout Stamps are REQUIRED for EVERYONE fishing in the River with Park boundaries

November 12th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.47 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY creeping DOWN
Fishing HAS SLOWED
Walleye, hybrid bass are much slower.
A few Catfish are biting.
Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the Quartz Mountain Grocery (CLOSED for the SEASON) and in
Blair, Granite, Lone Wolf
Trout Stamps are REQUIRED for EVERYONE fishing in the River with Park boundries

November 6th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.43 ft. below normal. Lake level SLOWLY creeping DOWN
Fishing HAS SLOWED
Walleye, hybrid bass are much slower.
A few Catfish are biting.

October 29th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.37 ft. below normal. Lake level HOLDING Steady
Fishing HAS SLOWED
Walleye, hybrid bass are much slower.
A few Catfish are biting.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

October 22nd
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.972 ft. below normal. Lake level RISING Slightly
Fishing HAS SLOWED
Walleye, hybrid bass have slowed quite a bit.
A few Catfish are biting.

September 24th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.92 ft. below normal. Lake level DROPPED slightly due to high temperatures and high winds.
Fish are BITING!!
Walleye, hybrid bass have slowed down just a tad.
LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
More Catfish are biting.
The Main boat ramp is still out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

September 17th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.82 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY, VERY SLOWLY.
Fish are STILL BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
Catfish are also still biting.
The Main boat ramp is still out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

September 10th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 32.92 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING VERY, VERY SLOWLY.
Fish are STILL BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
Catfish are also still biting.
The Main boat ramp is still out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

September 4th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 33.16 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING SLOWLY.
Fish are STILL BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
Catfish are also biting in good numbers.
The Main boat ramp is still out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

August 27th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 33.83 ft. below normal. Lake level is RISING very SLOWLY.
Fish are STILL BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
Catfish are also biting in good numbers.
The Main boat ramp has run out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

August 20th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 33.30 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
Fish are BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
Catfish are also biting in good numbers.
The Main boat ramp has run out of cement
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREME CAUTION when on the lake.

August 13th
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.58 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
Fish are BITING!!
Some walleye, some hybrid bass and LOTS of sand bass are being caught DAILY
The Main boat ramp has run out of cement>
Use caution when driving over the wet sand to launch small boats. Large boats NOT recommended.
Use EXTREMECAUTION when on the lake.

August 4th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.24 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Ramp is High & Dry
Hicks Mountain is High & Dry
Main Boat Ramp is very low...small boats only ....use extreme CAUTION when on the lake. Water murky.
Fishing in the lake has improved A LOT
Crappie have been fair on minnows.
Hybrid bass are very good
Sand bass are very good (they HAD been biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish are good on juglines.
Walleye are fair

July 30th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 22.85 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Ramp is High & Dry
Hicks Mountain is very low...use CAUTION...mid-sized boats or smaller.
Main Boat Ramp is still very functional...bigger boats use this ramp.
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is improving slightly
Crappie have been fair on minnows.
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are fair (they HAD been biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish are good on juglines.
Walleye are fair

July 23rd, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 21.15 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is slightly worse
Crappie have been fair on minnows.
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are fair (they HAD been biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

July 20th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 19.69 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is slightly worse
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are fair (biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

July 16th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 18.49 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is somewhat better
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair to good
Sand bass are good (biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

July 9th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 17.24ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is somewhat better
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are good (biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

July 7th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16.73ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very QUICKLY.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is somewhat better
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are good (biting on minnows near Lakeview Boat Ramp Northshore)
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

June 24th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.08 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is much slower
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are fair
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

June 11th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.29 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is much slower
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair
Sand bass are fair
Catfish fair on shad.
Walleye are fair

June 4th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.24 ft. below normal. Lake level is rising very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is slightly slower
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair to good
Sand bass are fair to good
Catfish fair to good on shad.
Walleye are fair

May 28th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.63 ft. below normal. Lake level is dropping very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is still improving
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are good
Sand bass are good
Catfish have been biting on shad.
Walleye are fair to good

May 21st, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.48 ft. below normal. Lake level is rising very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is slightly better
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are good
Sand bass are good
Catfish have been biting on shad.
Walleye are fair to good

May 14th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 13.64 ft. below normal. Lake level is rising very slowly.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is SLOWING DOWN
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are fair to good
Sand bass are fair to good
Walleye are fair to good

May 9th, 2006
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 14.0 ft. below normal. Lake level is holding steady.
North Shore Boat Ramp is High & Dry
Water murky.
Fishing in the lake is SLOWING DOWN
Crappie have been biting (on minnows).
Hybrid bass are good
Sand bass are fair to good
Walleye are fair to good

Submitted to Quartz Mtn Grocery by a variety of fisher-people
Attention Fisher people: Quartz Mountain Grocery Store is OPEN for the season. Come in for your bait and tackle needs!

State Record Fish caught at Lake Altus-Lugert:

Hybrid Striped Bass
23 lbs. 4 oz.
Caught April 1, 1997 by Paul Hollister

FORMER State Record Fish caught at Lake Altus-Lugert:

Walleye
12 lbs. 10 oz.
Caught March 26, 1995 by Jerrod Lingle

Fishing Licenses and bait are sold at the
Quartz Mountain Grocery Store


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