As temperatures drop fishing conditions will improve at Convict Lake

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by Jennifer Heintzelman
(760) 934 - 3800

Hello Convict Lake Fishing Report Followers:

Catch of the Week: Matt and Teri Pyles, pictured from Corning, Ca caught a 1 lb. 8 oz. with Garlic Powerbait on the South Shore. Leonis Fletcher from West Hills caught a 14 inch with Rainbow Powerbait on the South Shore! Alex Reyes and family from Orange caught a full stringer with Mice Tails at the Inlet.

Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the middle to east shore, 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, Mice Tails, Gold Lures, 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 upper 70's over this weekend then dropping slightly to the mid 70's by the middle of the week. Expect temperatures to continue in the mid 70's with lows in the low 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.

Fishing Map: The Fishing Map brochure will be available in the General Store in the next few weeks.

Sunrise - Sunset: Sunrise this week 6:20am - 6:25am and Sunset 7:34pm - 7:27pm.

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