Welcome to Eastern Sierra Fish Reports

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.

Truckee River Fish Report

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
Flows on the river have returned to seasonal averages as water is sent from Boca down the system. The gauge at Downtown Reno fluctuates from 238-290 cfc throughout the day. This consistency in flows should trigger some nice hatches, specifically
(More...) (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)

Marlette Lake Fish Report

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
Marlette opened on the 15th of this month, and is fishing well from reports we have gotten at the shop.. Crowds have been minimal. Chironomids under a slip indicator have worked well as well as small streamer patterns with a
(More...) (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)

Lake Falling

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The blue algae bloom is peaking & should be decreasing in the near future. The lake level is now falling quickly due to high releases on the Middle Owens. The submerged aquatic weeds are now protruding making the deeper weed
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

Lots of Weeds

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Don’t expect good conditions downstream from the Benton Bridge due to heavy aquatic weed growth. Upstream from the bridge special regulations apply, & the conditions are better above the confluence of Hot Creek inlets. Grasshoppers are prevalent currently. Use a
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

Hot Creek Update

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The run-off from Mammoth Creek has dropped a bunch, and flows are coming down on the Crick. Fishing has been fair/slow this summer. The slower fishing can be directly attributed to the lack of planting from the HC hatchery.
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

The Gorge Update

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
It can get down right hot this time of year, bring along plenty of water if you hike into more remote sections. This fishery is not prone to water increases during the spring, and can be a good call when
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

Marina is Open

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Getting tougher as higher water temps are driving the fish down and slowing the bite. Still some decent fishing for planted rainbows during cooler periods of the day. Full sinking lines with Punk perch, or damsel nymphs will get you
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

East Walker RIver Fly Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The EW is showing signs of life after a tough couple of years. The flows are now down to an ideal 170cfs. There remain issues with aquatic weeds in the slower sections. Focus on the pocket water; or riffles for
(More...) (Monday, July 25, 2016)

Virginia Lakes Resort Fishing Report

by CAROLYN WEBB / Virginia Lakes Resort
July 17-23, 2016 VLR Fish Report Weather: - (7am Temp First light/Last light) Sunday 45º 5:17/8:42 Clear with slight breeze Monday 49º 5:17/8:41 Clear warm and windy Tuesday 50º 5:18/8:40 Clear warm and very breezy Wednesday 51º 5:18/8:40 Clear, warm and light wind Thursday 52º 5:18/8:40 Clear warm and light breeze then into
(More...) (Sunday, July 24, 2016)

Silver Lake Resort Fishing Report

by ANDREW JONES / Silver Lake Resort
The daily breeze we have been having lately subsided this past weekend which really made fishing explode!!! This past Friday we saw over 25 fish weighing in at or above 2 pounds caught out of Silver Lake, Rush Creek
(More...) (Sunday, July 24, 2016)

Caples Lake Fish Report

by CAPLES LAKE RESORT / Caples Lake Resort
5 lb Rainbow caught at Caples Lake! This is Ethan Sides from Sonoma Ca., he was trolling a Rapalla way down deep at the Spillway when he hooked this nice 5 pound 30 inch Rainbow. The surface temp of the lake right
(More...) (Sunday, July 24, 2016)

Convict Lake Fishing Report

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
With the temps heating up, it's a great time to troll. Most fish and especially the larger fish have been holding deeper in the lake. If you have trolling rod and reel with lead core line, go down at 6-8
(More...) (Saturday, July 23, 2016)

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