Convict Lake Fishing Report 10/8/2011

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by Jennifer Heintzelman
(760) 934 - 3800

Catch of the Week: It was a little chilly mid-week but that did not stop Luke & Jake Johnson from Saugus, CA to have a great time and catch some fish. They brought in their bounty on Thomas Bouyants along the South Shore. Lodging Specials: See the red light lodging special below...we have extended The Restaurant at Convict Lake season schedule to November 13th! Oct. 31-Nov. 15 Starting at $229+tax 2 Night Stay for 2 Standard Cabin Full Day Boat & Motor $100 Restaurant Credit until (November 13th) Weather: Daytime highs this coming week ranging from 55 to 80 degrees and evening lows from 30 to 40. Skies from sunny all week with some possible showers end of week. Here is a local site that is usually quite accurate Tactics/Bait: Fish are being caught all around the lake and creek again this week. Yum TroutKrilla Bait, PowerBait and Night Crawlers are still topping the list. Also some luck with Thomas Bouyants. If trolling go 6 or 7 colors. Fish are being caught all around the lake this week. Locations to try are the Inlet, Outlet, North Shore, South Shore, Creek, Jetty, Handicap Pier and Hangman's Tree. Here is a list of other baits/lures that can be productive: TroutKrilla, Trout Teasers, Midges, Panther Martin, NeedleFish, Thomas Bouyants, Green Wooly Booger, White Mini Jig and PowerBait. Stocking: DFG has stocked again this week. Convict Lake Resort will be stocked 100 lbs. this past week and will stock again the week of October 26th. Sunrise - Sunset: Sunrise this week 6:55am - 7:00am and Sunset 6:18pm - 6:20pm. Derbies: Ambush at the Lake October 1st to November 15th for $6,000 in resort far 38 derby entrants and 2 fish in the drawing. Don't forget about Morrison's Bounty Bonus Derby Weekend October $2,000 in Cash October 27th-30th. The Eastern Sierra Second Summer Derby & Fundraiser September 7th to November 15th with $4,462 prizes at Convict Lake and $35,702 in the overall competition. You can win a 14' Fully Equipped Gregor Boat and more! You can buy more raffle tickets to increase your chances of winning the boat and all proceeds go to the Eastern Sierra Fishing Coalition stocking program.

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