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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.

When Can I Get the 2018 Warden Stamp?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: I enjoy collecting the warden stamps (or decals) that come out every year. Is there a new edition coming out for 2018 soon? When will it be available? (Bridget) Answer: Yes! The 2018 Warden Stamp is now available for $5 online at ca.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales,
(More...) (Thursday, January 18, 2018)

Proper Handling of Euthanized Animals Critical to Protect Wildlife

by CDFW
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed three recent incidents of pentobarbital poisoning in raptors and would like to remind veterinarians and the public about proper handling of euthanized companion animals, horses, livestock and poultry to prevent
(More...) (Thursday, January 18, 2018)

Topaz Smallie

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
Angler Doug Busey checked in with an update from Topaz Lake. On Sunday, January 14th Doug caught and released this beautiful 3.6 pound Smallmouth Bass. Doug is a regular contributor to Eastern Sierra Fish Reports. Thank you Doug!
(More...) (Sunday, January 14, 2018)

Coho Salmon Released in Marin County’s Redwood Creek to Boost Spawning of Endangered Fish

by CDFW
In an effort to boost the population of spawning coho salmon in Marin County’s Redwood Creek, biologists from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the National Park Service (NPS) today released nearly 200 adult coho salmon in
(More...) (Friday, January 12, 2018)

Topaz Derby is underway

by TOPAZ LODGE STAFF / Topaz Lodge
Ginger Buzzard checked in with a Derby update from Topaz Lake in Gardnerville, NV. Week 1 had 5 tagged fish turned in all ranging around the 5 pound mark. On opening day our first weigh in was a 9lb
(More...) (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Slow for the little Macs still, but got a nice one
(More...) (Sunday, January 7, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Went 4 for 10 today, soft biters
(More...) (Friday, December 29, 2017)

Upper Owens River 11/27/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Holding steady at 67 cfs here. More fish have recently entered higher into the river and spread out. Targeting the deeper pools and undercut banks have given up some nice sized fish. You will see rising fish throughout the day
(More...) (Monday, November 27, 2017)

Middle Owens River (Bishop Area) 11/27/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
398 cfs seems to be the general flow rate as of late. Some bigger fish have been making a showing recently along with some good numbers of school sized fish. We have been fishing our sink tip lines and pulling
(More...) (Monday, November 27, 2017)

Hot Creek 11/27/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Flows now at 16 cfs. Water conditions are very good for this time of year. No snow or ice present at this time.  Smaller nymphs like Assassins and FB PT’s still working with small indicators or dry flies (high vis
(More...) (Monday, November 27, 2017)

East Walker River Fish Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Flows here are now at 50 cfs. This place has not stopped giving up fish. These rascals have been eager to take flies as they get ready for the approaching winter. Go with 4X tippets in the faster water sections
(More...) (Monday, November 27, 2017)

Bridgeport Reservoir Fish Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The reservoir is now closed until 4/28/18.
(More...) (Monday, November 27, 2017)

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