Convict Lake Fish Report July 6, 2012

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by Jennifer Heintzelman
(760) 934 - 3800

Hello Convict Lake fishing report followers!

Catch of the Week: Rebecca and Terry Flanagan, pictured from Indio caught a large stringer of with Thomas Bouyant Red/Gold on the South Shore! We also had Zachary Seymor who caught a stringer of fish with Yellow Power Bait on the Beach Area. Dan Crose from Simi Valley caught a stringer of fish with the largest fish being 2lb 2oz's with Power Bait at the Jetty. Skylar and Aiden from Whittier caught a stringer of fish with Power Bait on the South Shore! Click here to view the fish gallery!

Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the Beach Area, Jetty, Lake, Inlet, North Shore, South Shore and Convict Creek.

This past week Anglers have had most success with: Night Crawlers, Red and Gold Thomas Buoyant, Garlic Power Bait, Yellow Power Bait, worms, cheese worm, Trout Teaser, salmon eggs and Rainbow Nuggets.

Other Locations to Try: "Windy Point" (picnic area south shore), The Inlet, Hangman's Tree, Outlet, Handicap Pier and Convict Creek.

Water Temperature: 56 Degrees.

Weather: Warmer weather conditions are expected this next week! Expect temperatures to be in the low 80's over the weekend then warmer temperatures are expected for the later part of next week with highs in the mid 80's and lows in the high 40's. Here is a local site that is usually quite accurate

Bait: Pinched Crawlers, Gulp Worms, Night Crawlers, Power Eggs, Power Worms, Small Spinners like Mepps and Panther Martins. Chunky Cheese Power Bait,Troll with Rapalas, Needlefish,Thomas Buoyant.

Lures: Panther Martin, Thomas Buoyant, Phoebe, Little Wolfs, Cripplure

Trolling: Little Cleos, Dave Davis Night Crawler or Lead Core 4-6 colors, Rapalas, Rebels, Pin Minnows

Flies: Marvel Fly, Prince, Hares Ear, Lopper Johns, Ant Beatles

Convict Creek:
Flies: Strip Streamers
Bait: Eggs, Night Crawlers and Power Worms

Stocking: DFG stocked this week. Mono County Fisheries Commission stocked 86 pounds of 2 to 3lb. Rainbow Trout on Tuesday July 3rd for July 4th festivities! Thank you Mono County!

Fishing Map: A Convict Lake Fishing Map brochure will be available in the General Store in the next few weeks.

Sunrise - Sunset: Sunrise this week 5:43am - 5:45am and Sunset 8:19pm - 8:20pm.

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