Convict Lake Anglers did very well this week

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by Convict Lake Staff

Hello Convict Lake fishing report followers!

A day on the lake fishing is always better than a day at work!! Why not get paid to fish? Don't miss out on the opportunity of $2000 in cash prizes. Hangman's Cash Bonus Weekend on June 7-9. For more information on the cash bonus weekend visit our fishing derby page.

Header Photo: Caleb Peterson of Bear Valley Spring, CA did a great job by landing a 5 pound 8 ounce rainbow. Noah was using a green Powerbait and was fishing at the Jetty. To see more fish photos visit our 2013 Fishing Gallery.

Catch of the Week: Dan Borunda of Lake Forest, CA with this week biggest fish, a 5 pound 9 ounce rainbow. Dan was using salmon Powerbait and was fishing at the Inlet. See photo of the fish at Photo #1.

Other Notable catches this week:

David Combs of San Diego, CA landed a 4 pound 7 ounce rainbow at the Inlet.

John McCree of Vista, CA caught a 3 pound 3 ounce. John was using Power Worms and was fishing at the inlet.

Kevin Endo of Valencia, CA landed a nice 2 pound 14 ounce rainbow. Kevin was using salmon Powerbait and was fishing at the Inlet.

Tactics/Bait: Inflated night crawlers, garlic and salmon PowerBait had the most success this week on the lake. Red/gold Thomas Bouyants, Power Worms and Powerbait Mice Tails were also very productive. The hottest spot this week was the Inlet. This is where the last two weeks largest fish has been caught. The Jetty, South and North Shores have also been fishing well. Other locations to try are the Outlet, West Shore, Creek, Handicap Pier and Hangman's Tree.

Here is a list of other baits/lures that can be productive: Trout Teasers, green or brown Marvel Fly Lures, Panther Martin, NeedleFish, Thomas Bouyants, Green Wooly Booger and Lip RIpperz Hatchery Dust on Powerbait.

Derby News: Hangman's Cash Bonus Weekend is on June 7-9. $2000 in cash prizes next weekend. The Round-up at the Lake Fishing Derby only is running a few more weeks. Don't miss the chance to win $6,000 in Resort Prizes!

Weather: The past week started off with a few thunderstorms and some wind mid-week but the past few days have been pleasant. Temps are starting to increase as we head into summer. The forecast for the beginning of next week has the temperature getting up to the high-70s with sunny skies and light wind. Lows in the low-40s. Here is the National Weather Service link that is usually quite accurate: 7-Day Forecast Convict Lake.

Stocking: DFG stocked on the week of May 20th.

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