River will open to catch and release on 3/1

East Carson River (CA) - Markleeville, CA (Alpine County)

by Doug Busey

CARSON RIVER EAST AND WEST FORK CALIFORNIA SIDE: On March 1st 2021 the rivers will open to catch and release. Artificial lures or flys only with barbless hooks. All fish must be released unharmed back into the river.

EAST CARSON RIVER HANGMAN'S BRIDGE: This area is located 1 mile past the town of Markleeville CA to the Nevada stateline. This section is open on March 1st . Artificial lures or flys only. There is a 2 trout limit with a minimum size of 14' total length.

Good luck on your next fishing adventure. If you have a question. a report in our local fishing area or have a photo of your catch, send it to [email protected]. Hope to see you on the waters. Good fishin' and tight lines.

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