Mammoth Lake Basin Fish Report- Update by Jon Carlton 06/05/09

Mammoth Lakes - (Mono County)


by The Trout Fitter Staff
6-5-2009
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Water Conditions:

Water temps in the lakes basin are hovering in the upper 40's to low 50's. All lakes are now ice free and fishing is on!

Fishing conditions and Hatches:

Fishing in the lakes basin has been very good, with healthy plantings every week , including trophy Alpers! This in addition to some beautiful holdovers being caught. Look for fish around inlets and outlets. Spring spawners are on the cruise. Midges are still the predominant hatches, until water temps come up, but leech patterns stripped slowly are taking fish as well.

Flies:

#18-22 Zebra midge, #18-22 Black Beauty, #16-18 Pheasant tail, #18-22 WD-40 black, #12-14 Mini leech, olive, #12 Doc's Twin Lake Special, #10-12 Wolly buggers, olive and black, #10-12 Olive Matuka

Guides Hint: Be prepared for diverse weather conditions, including rain, snow, sun , sleet, hail, and mosquitos. Spring weather in the mountains is a mixed bag, and it pays to be prepared so you can keep fishing!



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