Hot Creek Fishing Report

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)


by Tom Loe
11-27-2016
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Some snow, & ice in the canyon. Very cold air temps predicted for this week. Fishing is pretty good for smaller rainbows, and dinky browns that have been recently planted. The fish have acclimated, & are eager to hit most nymphs and dries. A few holdover fish are also in the mix if you locate the deeper holes. Click on this link to read what the CDFW is now documenting as to how Hot Creek will be managed. HC has been recently planted with thousands of sub-catchable rainbows and browns.

This is a year around fishery with special regs in place.


*Tom Loe is under permit from the Inyo National Forest Service to guide Hot Creek.


Thanks to the CDFW, and passionate volunteers for their efforts to get fish planted in Hot Creek. Many 8-10 inch rainbows, & thousands of 4 inch browns have just been put into HC. If we can just get some help from mother nature on the water part…HC will comeback strong next summer. These are very small fish, and will have a long winter to face. Please take it easy on them if you choose to fish HC at all. Several public sections were planted. Drifters guide Doug Rodricks toting fish transport buckets.

If you would like to go fly fishing with Sierra Drifters give them a call at (760) 935 4250 and for more information visit their website www.sierradriters.com.



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