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Welcome to the best source for regional sportfishing information in the Eastern Sierras, including the latest fishing conditions and the areas best sources for bait, tackle, and all your fishing needs.

Feather River Hatchery Salmon Ladder Now Open

by CDFW
The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville opened Monday, Sept. 18, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers opened the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. Normally
(More...) (Monday, September 18, 2017)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Thought we had 10 kokanee, miscounted and released a few, plus a bow.
(More...) (Friday, September 15, 2017)

Slow Down for those Wild Animals!

by CDFW
Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24. “Drivers can improve their own safety by simply slowing down and remaining
(More...) (Friday, September 15, 2017)

Sea Lions Are Eating All My Bait!

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
(This column originally ran on Sept. 17, 2015.) Question: Is there anything I can do to deter or discourage sea lions from eating all my crabbing bait? I know that seals and sea lions are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act
(More...) (Friday, September 15, 2017)

Crowley Lake Fish Report 9/11/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Still going strong on this “stillwater”. The big fish continue to feed on the helpless perch fry and callibaetis nymphs here. We have had some epic days on big fish with quite a few double hook ups throughout the day.
(More...) (Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

East Walker River Fish Report 9/11/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
River now at 302 cfs. Starting to approach near perfect flows in most areas, but still running fast and deep. Lots of weight needed to get flies down in the deep and fast water. Focus on the slower water and
(More...) (Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

Bridgeport Reservoir Fish Report 9/11/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The Reservoir has been producing some quality fish this past week. The creek channel inlets have been the place to be. Hanging “Assassins, Punk Perch, Leeches, Midges, and Agent Orange patterns” have been fooling a lot of fish. It is
(More...) (Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

Jurassic Pond Fish Report 9/11/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
This is great place to fish if you’re interested in hooking up to jumbo trout. Jumbo means you have a shot at connecting with a 15-20 lber at any given moment. These are wild fish with some of the best
(More...) (Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

Lake Sabrina Fish Report

by LAKE SABRINA BOAT LANDING STAFF / Lake Sabrina Boat Landing
Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 September 11, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! It’s THAT time: WATCH OUT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD Sure is a lot darker in the morning than it used to be and with that being the
(More...) (Monday, September 11, 2017)

Convict Lake Resort Fish Report 9/11/17

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Hello Chad,     This past week was one for the books. We have stocked the lake multiple times this month which has made for some great fishing! It is currently in the mid 60's here and the nighttime temperatures have started
(More...) (Monday, September 11, 2017)

Silver Lake Fish Report 9/4 – 9/10/17

by ANDREW JONES / Silver Lake Resort
The fishing on Silver Lake has stayed steady this past week, after an exceptional couple of weeks previously. While its has slowed down slightly after our 4,000 pound load of Rainbows got stocked into Silver Lake a few weeks ago, it
(More...) (Sunday, September 10, 2017)

Golden Trout Grease

by PHIL AKERS / My Outdoor Buddy
Hang around California long enough, you'll hear Gold Rush tales of unaccomplished miners trying to strike it rich by peddling California Gold Grease. The claim was to rub your body with the grease, then roll down a Mother Lode hill.
(More...) (Sunday, September 10, 2017)

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