Fishing has been excellent at Convict Lake

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)


by Jennifer Heintzelman
8-12-2012
(760) 934 - 3800
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Hello Convict Lake fishing report followers!

Catch of the Week: Sophia and Ronald Santos, pictured from Orange County caught a stringer of fish with Corn Powerbait and Nightcrawlers on the North Shore!

Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the 6 Colors, South Shore, Inlet, Beach Area, Jetty, Lake, North Shore and Convict Creek.

This past week Anglers have had most success with: Frog Needle Fish, Nightcrawlers, Trout Magnet, Rooster Tail, 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: 58 Degrees.

Weather: Weather conditions are expected to continue to stay in the 80's this next week. Expect temperatures to be in the low 80's with some isolated thunderstorms at the beginning of this week with lows in the high 40's. Here is a local site that is usually quite accurate www.mammothweather.com.

Tactics/Bait:

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.

Fishing Map: Will be available in the General Store in the next few weeks.

Sunrise - Sunset: Sunrise this week 6:08am - 6:14am and Sunset 8:00pm - 7:54pm.


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