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So far the water has remained clear

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Fair-Good Flows are at 99.6 cfs as of 1/20 Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good The flows have been stable for a few weeks and if the water temperatures level off, or perhaps warm up a little, things
(More...) (Thursday, January 20, 2022)

Upper Owens Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Good Flows are 97 cfs as of 12/20 The stretch of river below Benton Crossing Road to Crowley Lake is closed to fishing until next season. The stretch of river above Benton Crossing Road is artificial, barbless,
(More...) (Thursday, January 20, 2022)

Right now the Interpretive is fishing well with the primary hatch being the midges

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good, showing 8 cfs as of 1/20 Remember, these are the flows just below Highway 395 on Mammoth Creek. Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good      This is my least favorite month of the year, tough access, unpredictable weather
(More...) (Thursday, January 20, 2022)

Very good fishing today.

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Very good fishing today...... we also had a hold of a monster fish early morning, he was a bit to sneaky to get to the boat . WOW ! Thanks all of you for coming out with me today, even the
(More...) (Thursday, January 20, 2022)

Another cold start today

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Another cold start today, turned into a good looking day Fishing was just good enough..... nice looking fish guys.
(More...) (Wednesday, January 19, 2022)

14 Pound LCT

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Donny checked in with us today with his 14 & 11 lber from Pyramid Lake today.
(More...) (Tuesday, January 18, 2022)

Rolling right through Winter on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Very cold at night to somewhat warm in the afternoons. Dry and cold. Very stagnant weather pattern. Hopefully, by the end of the month we see some undercutting of the high pressure ridge that has been in place. I’m sure
(More...) (Tuesday, January 18, 2022)

Pyramid lake has continued to be good one day and difficult the next

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
Pyramid lake has continued to be good one day and difficult the next. Again, like above, quality fish is the goal this time of year in the Middle portion of the season. The indicator bite has been best with lighter
(More...) (Thursday, January 13, 2022)

Truckee Has Great Winter Flows Going On

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
The Truckee River is flowing 255-260 cfs through the downtown gauge. This is a great flow for winter. Fishing has been an effort of searching for one or two quality fish per day. Pretty typical for this time of the
(More...) (Thursday, January 13, 2022)

Why are so many salmon showing up in Bay Area rivers and streams?

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
CDFW fisheries staff can confirm that hundreds of salmon—many of them Chinook—have been spotted over the past few months in Bay Area streams and rivers, especially in the east bay. Chinook salmon stray for a lot of reasons, including natural
(More...) (Thursday, January 13, 2022)

Commercial Poachers Convicted for Illegal Fishing in Marine Protected Areas

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
A San Diego County judge recently imposed a $5,000 fine on a Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel (CPFV) operating in a Marine Protected Area (MPA), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced. It was the first implementation of increased
(More...) (Wednesday, January 12, 2022)

Water temps are on the rise

by JIM ELIAS / Fish Mammoth
Lower Owens - 100CFS as of 1/7/22 Water is clear and temps are in the low to mid 40s Rod Size:  #3-#5 Weights Tippet Size: 4-5X  Leader: Euro/Czech Leader, 9ft 4-5x Dry Flies:  Griffith's Gnat #20-22, Parachute Adams #18-20, Extended Body BWO #18-20, CDC
(More...) (Friday, January 7, 2022)

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