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

Truckee River Fly Fishing Report

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
The Truckee River has really cooled off from our last report.  The River east of the downtown gauge has been starting the day in the high 30’s and only warming to the low 40’s.  This has shut fish down until
(More...) (Friday, November 16, 2018)

 Owens River Annual Clean Up 2-9-2019

by CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION / California Waterfowl Association
  Meet @ 8AM Pleasant Valley Campground @ the footbridge     Bring gloves. Be prepared to help clean up as much of the river as we can.    Bring family and friends! The more people, the cleaner the river!    Coffee and baked good provided for
(More...) (Monday, October 29, 2018)

New Regulations for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery Effective Oct. 30, 2018

by CDFW
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) enacted new regulations to reduce the risk of marine life entanglements in commercial Dungeness crab fishing gear. These regulations became effective on October 30, 2018 and will be in place for the
(More...) (Friday, November 16, 2018)

Fishing has Really Picked up From the Shore!

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
Fishing has really picked up from the shore!  Early mornings and late evenings the LCT have been moving into shore and are feeding heavily with the surface temps in the mid 50’s.  The fish are eating both retrieved flies and
(More...) (Friday, November 16, 2018)

CDFW to Hold Public Meetings on Elk and Bighorn Sheep Environmental Documents

by CDFW
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is preparing draft environmental documents that address potential impacts resulting from the implementation of elk hunting regulations and bighorn sheep hunting regulations. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, section 15082(c), public
(More...) (Friday, November 16, 2018)

Few Keepers for Yesterday

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Few keepers for yesterday.  As boat warms up this morning the clarity of the sky and brightness of stars is ridiculous. Can see satellite, shooting stars, all the clusters. Early morning benefits!
(More...) (Wednesday, November 14, 2018)

Been Good at Times, and Poor at Times

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Cold nights, brisk days on the Truckee River. Downright cold when the North wind is blowing.  Been about 15 here in the Hirsch every night, and not a whole hell of a lot warmer in Reno at night either.  The switch
(More...) (Tuesday, November 13, 2018)

The Fishing Will Only Improve

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Flows have been holding steady as they have come down to fall and winter levels.  Current cfs is 222.  We are fishing in all our usual sections of the river and enjoying pulling streamers to the resident trout here.  Our
(More...) (Monday, November 12, 2018)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Flows now at 14 cfs.  As the morning sun warms the surface water and air temperatures, the aquatic insects begin to emerge. Midges, mayflies, and a few caddis have been showing up daily.  The newly planted fish have been taking
(More...) (Monday, November 12, 2018)

A Good Mixed Bag of Fish Sizes are Biting

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Flows now at 24 cfs.  It has become fall/winter time here now for the resident trout.  Some behemoth trout have been pulled out of some really small holding areas.  This time of year, be sure to cover any water that
(More...) (Monday, November 12, 2018)

Nicer Browns Came Out to Play this Evening

by DAN LENGNING / Dans Guide Service
Nicer browns came out to play this evening for father and son Robert and Robert Jr. from the Antelope Valley fishing with my old friend Mike from Rosamond
(More...) (Monday, November 12, 2018)

Evening on Grant

by DAN LENGNING / Dans Guide Service
The Orange County boys Tim and Zack put a hurt on the Browns this evening bringing 9 to the boat fun times.
(More...) (Sunday, November 11, 2018)

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