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Quartz Mountain Grocery Store IS OPEN for the Season
BAIT is also sold @ 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 is fine;
Beach Haven ramp has water; E/W Road is being replaced
Hicks Mountain ramp has water;
Northshore boat ramp CLOSED due to High Water & Storm Damage






Repeated budget cuts have reduced staff
This service can no longer maintained

December 14th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 7.36 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)



November 14th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.40 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)


October 28th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.52 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)



October 3rd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.43 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


September 27th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.37 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


September 20th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.36 feet from full
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


September 13th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.26 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is CLOSED

Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


September 6th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 9.19 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is running

Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


August 30th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 7.81 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is running

Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


August 23rd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 6.21 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is running

Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


August 16th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 5.47 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is running
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


August 9th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 3.8 feet from full
Irrigationa Canal is running
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


August 2nd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 2.69 feet from full
Flood Control Gates are CLOSED
Irrigationa Canal is running
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


July 26th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 1.61 feet from full
Flood Control Gates are CLOSED
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


July 19th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is down 0.29 feet from full
Flood Control Gates are CLOSED
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)


July 12th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)
Lake is FULL; Flood Control Gates OPEN
Water Going over Spillway

July 5th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)
Lake is FULL; Flood Control Gates OPEN
Water Going over Spillway

June 28th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)
Lake is FULL

June 21st 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Lake is FULL

June 14th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Some catfish biting near Low Water Bridge (west of paddleboats)
Lake is FULL

June 7th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Fishing is challenging (poor)
Lake is FULL

May 29th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Lake is FULL

May 24th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 11.53 below normal. Lake level RISING!!
UP another 5.5 feet this week

May 17th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 16,81 below normal. Lake level RISING!!
UP another 3.13 feet this week

May 10th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 20.01 below normal. Lake level RISING!!
UP 3 .43 feet in one week

May 3rd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 23.44 below normal. Lake level RISING!!


April 26th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 28.23 below normal. Lake level RISING!!!!


April 19th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.63 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly


April 12th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.16 below normal. Lake level Holding Steady slightly


April 5th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.17 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly
One report of Crappies being caught in the lake (from a boat-not from the shore)

March 29th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.19 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly
Fishing is SLOW-in river and lake

March 22nd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.20 below normal. Lake level HOLDING STEADY
Fishing is SLOW-in river and lake

March 15th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.20 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly
Fishing is SLOW-in river and lake

March 8th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.32 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly
No fishing reports given

March 1st 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.44 below normal. Lake level DROPPING slightly
No fishing reports given

February 22nd 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.35 below normal. Lake level RISING slightly
No fishing reports given
White Pelican & Herring Gull numbers dwindling
Bald Eagles seem to be gone--

February 15th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.42 below normal. Lake level dropping slightly
No fishing reports given
White Pelicans, Herring Gulls & Cormorants being seen daily.
Have not seen Bald Eagles in 2 days

February 8th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.36 below normal. Lake level Holding STEADY
No fishing reports given
Bald Eagles, White Pelicans, Herring Gulls & Cormorants being seen daily.

February 1st 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.34 below normal. Lake level coming up SLIGHTLY
No fishing reports given

January 28th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.41 below normal. Lake level Holding STEADY
No fishing reports given
Bald Eagles, White Pelicans, Herring Gulls & Cormorants being seen daily.

January 18th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.41 below normal. Lake level STILL dropping slightly
No fishing reports given

January 11th 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.36 below normal. Lake level dropping slightly
No fishing reports given
Bald Eagles, White Pelicans, Herring Gulls & Cormorants being seen daily.

January 1st 2015
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.34 below normal. Lake level dropping slightly
No fishing reports given

November 30th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.27 below normal. Lake level dropping slightly with with the warm temps.
No fishing reports given

November 23rd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.15 below normal. Lake level came UP slightly with Saturday's rain
No fishing reports given

November 16th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.19 below normal. Lake level DOWN slightly
Pelicans were fishing in bowl of the lake near the dam

November 9th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.11 below normal. Lake level came UP slightly
Pelicans were fishing in bowl of the lake near the dam


November 2nd 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 31.26 below normal. Lake level is still dropping slightly
Catfish have been biting near Horshead (near new fishing dock)


October 26th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.69 below normal. Lake level is still dropping slightly
Lake fishing is challenging:
many small feeder fish available
Catfish have been biting in RIVER below dam

October 19th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.57 below normal. Lake level is again dropping slightly
Lake fishing is challenging:
many small feeder fish available
Catfish have been biting off Main swim beach

October 12th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.46 below normal. Lake level is RISING slightly
Lake fishing is challenging:
many small feeder fish available
Catfish have been biting near Horshead (near new fishing dock)

October 5th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.85 below normal. Lake level is still dropping slightly
Lake fishing is challenging:
many small feeder fish available
Catfish have been biting off Main swim beach

> September 21st 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.57 below normal. Lake level is still dropping slightly
Lake fishing is challenging:
many small feeder fish available
Catfish have been biting off Main swim beach

August 24th 2014
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 30.26 below normal. Lake level is still dropping slightly
Catfish were biting below the dam (behind Shelter #2)

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 causes 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 causes 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 causes 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 causes 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
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

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



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 12th, 2013
Fishing Report for Lake Altus-Lugert
Elevation 26.89 below normal. Lake level is Dropping SLOWLY
Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter.
Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

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 STEADY
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

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) were 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)


Trout Fishing at will NO Longer occur at
Quartz Mountain:


Click here for OWDC Fishing Report Click here for Lake Level link
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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)

Walleye
12 lbs. 10 oz.
Caught March 26, 1995 by Jerrod Lingle (Former State Record)


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