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Twin Lakes Resort Update

by TWIN LAKES RESORT STAFF / Twin Lakes Resort
A resident deer here with an update on things. This coming weekend our campground, store and marina will close for Winter. We will continue our winter cabin rentals as long as weather permits. Fishing is open at the lakes until
(More...) (Monday, October 25, 2021)

Late October Pyramid Lake Report

by BEARFISH ALLIANCE STAFF / Bearfish Alliance
This is always the challenging time of the season at Pyramid, and as hot as the opener was we have seen the tapering off of the bite as we progress through the month of October. Most of us may have
(More...) (Monday, October 25, 2021)

Second Disease Outbreak Strikes Hot Creek Trout Hatchery; Vaccinations Underway for Uninfected Fish

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has detected a bacterial outbreak at its Hot Creek Trout Hatchery in Mono County – the second time in 2021 that Lactococcus garvieae has been confirmed in some trout at the hatchery. Three distinct groups
(More...) (Sunday, October 24, 2021)

The lake is in transition right now

by PYRAMID FLY CO. / Pyramid Fly Co.
As we these large storm systems push into the area the water temperature is dropping, the bait balls are spreading out and so are the fish. The lake is in transition right now while water temperatures drop and the fish
(More...) (Saturday, October 23, 2021)

East Walker Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Poor Flows are at 29 cfs as of 10/21 Fishing Conditions and Hatches Fishing conditions and Hatches:??? At these flows I'd wait and see. With the extreme cold and low waters, I don't recommend fishing it anytime soon. Recommended Flies DRIES:  
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Lower Owens Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Fair Flows are at 181 cfs as of 10/21 Fishing Conditions and Hatches Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good Good news, we now have a lot more water to fish! Midges are around all day with caddis and a
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Upper Owens River Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Good Flows are  118 cfs as of 10/21 Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good Luckily as temperatures drop Hot Creek water is becoming beneficial. We are now seeing the water temperatures in the low to mid 60's all
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

5.25 lb. Rainbow

by BRIDGEPORT MARINA
Mason Matsumoto of Torrance! Welcome back with a 5lb 4oz!
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

The flows on the Truckee River are minimal from the upper river to Boca Reservoir

by MOUNTAIN HARDWARE & SPORTS / Mountain Hardware & Sports
The flows on the Truckee River are minimal from the upper river to Boca Reservoir. Anglers are recommended to fish from Boca to Stateline only because this is the only available water with depth. Anglers should focus on fishing the
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Prosser Reservoir is probably the best fishery in the area right now

by MOUNTAIN HARDWARE & SPORTS / Mountain Hardware & Sports
Prosser Reservoir is probably the best fishery in the area right now. It has been stocked quite well with rainbow and cutthroats. Shore fishing has been great using kastmasters, panther martins, sierra spoons, or any lure you can get some
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Any boat over 20 feet is not recommended for launching into Stampede

by MOUNTAIN HARDWARE & SPORTS / Mountain Hardware & Sports
Any boat over 20 feet is not recommended for launching into Stampede because of the low water levels, but there is still access for smaller boats. Anglers trolling or shore fishing for trout can find them staged on the northwest
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Trinity River Adult Chinook Salmon Quota Met river running through steep, forested mountains

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
Based upon California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projections of the recreational fall-run Chinook salmon catch on the Trinity River, anglers will soon meet the quotas for both the Upper Trinity River and Lower Trinity River. The Upper Trinity River
(More...) (Wednesday, October 20, 2021)

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