Fishing Report 1/20/21

A cold morning before sunrise on the Upper Owens River with a cattle fence in the foreground and snowcapped mountains in the background.
Some minor snow storms in the forecast for the coming days with the possibility of a light amount of snow coming with them. We dodged what was shaping up to be a major wind event in Long Valley where winds gusts on ridge tops were primed for 130 mph. Luckily, it never happened. Temperatures will

Fishing Report 1/15/21

A fly fisherman fishing the Upper Owens River from while standing on the bank and fighting a large rainbow trout.
Still looking pretty dry out there with no precipitation this month. Lodging is still unavailable in both Inyo and Mono Counties, but if you have an RV, condo or home in town, or are just a die hard angler who can drive up the same day and fish and then drive back, you can make

Fishing Report 1/5/21

A fly fisherman holding a rainbow trout in spawning colors from the Upper Owens River.
  Where’s our snow? It is winter now and it has been a dry one. With a few storms here and there that have not brought us much snow, we continue to wait patiently. Nothing is in the forecast for the next few weeks for any major storms. The mountain at Mammoth can sure use