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Welcome to the best source for regional sportfishing information in the Eastern Sierras, including the latest fishing conditions and the areas best sources for bait, tackle, and all your fishing needs.

Carson River East Fork (CA) Fishing Report

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
The river is flowing great. Fishing has been very good the last couple weeks. This is due to the recent fish plants by Alpine County. I talked to Geary and Deanna Ness from Minden NV. They fished last weekend and
(More...) (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)

Early Fly Fishing Season At Pyramid Lake

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
This is the time that most of us have been looking forward to since early July. Pyramid Lake is finally getting ready to open! It seems like the Reno Fly Shop 2015-16 season wrap up was just upon us but when
(More...) (Tuesday, September 27, 2016)

Ultra-lights, Fixed Wing...Harassing Wildlife

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: We live around the Imperial Wildlife Area (Wister Unit) and over the past two years we’ve seen an influx of ultra-light air craft flying over the Imperial Wildlife Area, sometimes very low. For example, on June 15 we saw
(More...) (Saturday, September 24, 2016)

CDFW Recognizes Original Conservationists

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, Sept. 24. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds Californians of the plentiful opportunities to enjoy hunting and fishing in the state and commends them for their commitment to conservation.
(More...) (Saturday, September 24, 2016)

Limits of Lakers

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Captain Hans Moxley checked in from Hooked Up Sportfishing at Lake Tahoe. Today we struggled to get out limits but we did finish up with 4 nice Mackinaw Trout for our two anglers today.
(More...) (Saturday, September 24, 2016)

Convict Lake Fishing Report

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Catch of the Week: Angler Greg Yudt from El Segundo, CA landed this big boy while fishing along the South Shore. It was a 4 pound 6 ounce Rainbow and was caught with a Gulp Nightcrawler. Other notable catches this
(More...) (Saturday, September 24, 2016)

Crowley Lake Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The North Arm has been exceptional while still water nymphing some days, with McGee also having some decent bites. 9-14 feet is the zone. We are seeing a solid midge hatch during the high pressure periods. The sub-surface “mud
(More...) (Friday, September 23, 2016)

CDFW Reintroduces Rare Trout to McCloud

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Northern Region Inland Fisheries Program and Heritage and Wild Trout Program staff will soon reintroduce a small population of rare rescued trout to their native waters in the McCloud River in Shasta
(More...) (Thursday, September 22, 2016)

Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Closes

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close Saturday, Sept. 24 at 12:01 a.m. for the remainder of 2016. Based on the latest catch projections, CDFW expects the 2016 quota of 29,640
(More...) (Thursday, September 22, 2016)

East Carson RIver Fish Report

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
Local writer Doug Busey checked in with a fish report from the East Fork of the Carson River. On Sunday, September 18th I caught this nice 25 inch Rainbow Trout on a Panther Martin Spinner with Ultra Light Gear.
(More...) (Tuesday, September 20, 2016)

Lake Mamie Fish Report

by CHAD WOODS / Nor Cal Fish Reports
Theresa Miller from Riverside, CA checked in with a report from Lake Mamie. Theresa said that here husband Robert Miller caught this beautiful 7.08 pound Rainbow Trout on his first cast.
(More...) (Tuesday, September 20, 2016)

Feather River Hatchery Fish Ladder Opens

The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville opened today, Monday, Sept. 19, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers opened the gates in the ladder
(More...) (Monday, September 19, 2016)

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