We offer great year-around fly fishing adventures out of Mammoth Lakes California with diverse types of water and programs designed to get novices into fish with minimal instruction, or challenge the most experienced anglers. Go to our Trip Request page to get started or call us. Check out our Fish Reports for current info on Eastern Sierra’s hot spots. Join our Mail List to receive regular Eastern Sierra fishing reports. Click on Waters We Fish for a description of the fisheries we guide in the Eastern Sierra and other premier locations . Click on the Resources page for a list of fly shops that carry our popular fly patterns and our friends that will help you with lodging and accomodations. Click the Fly Sales button above to order direct through Pay Pal. Click on the Guides page for complete bios on all of our guides and client comments.
Drift the Lower Owens River
We offer professionally guided year-around drift boat access to the Middle Owens River near Bishop Ca. Established in 1997, Sierra Drifters is the pioneering guide service to offer drift boat trips down the Middle Owens River. We are without question the most experienced guide service to offer these trips. Sierra Drifters master guide and owner Tom Loe is a U.S.C.G licensed captain and a 45 year veteran of fishing these waters. We will outfit you with all necessary fishing equipment…you need only supply a current fishing license and your personal gear.
Trophy rainbows like this can be found in the secluded, and hard to reach sections accessible by our professionally guided drift boats.
“The Fish Magnets”
Want to solve the fly fishing mysteries of Crowley Lake; Bridgeport Reservoir? Charter one or more of our 21′ to 24′ custom bay boats to access these trophy trout still waters filled with rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Whatever your pleasure, we can create a great fishing adventure…1-4 anglers per boat. Our flats boats can accommodate corporate or large groups in style and are by far and away the finest guide boats in the Eastern Sierra! The lakes open the last Saturday in April each season, and boating access ends on October 31st.
Beginner or expert, we cater to all of your needs. First timer? No problem, we will supply all the gear and instruction to get you fly fishing enjoyably and correctly. Large family or friends group? Corporate recreation trip? Not an issue. We have the people, horsepower, and experience to outfit large groups. Sierra Drifters advocates a Fishing for Fun Catch and Release experience.
***Sierra Drifters Guide Service Tom Loe is under permit from the Inyo National Forest Service