Fishing Reports

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 2/16/24

A red truck with a truck top making deep tracks in the snow.
Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 2-16-24. February in the eastern sierra has given us a little snow. Some made it down to the Upper Owens River, but most of it stayed up at higher elevations. Roads are getting a little muddy on the warmer days with some snow still hanging around and making driving

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 1/24/24

A rising sun shining through the clouds of a snowstorm on the Upper Owens River in the eastern sierra.
Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 1-24-24. The month of January is almost out of here. We did not get the snowfall that we wanted , but we still have the month of February to go. Light snowfall amounts have fallen in the high country, and it has been scant compared to last winters plethora

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 1/4/24

A sunrise along the Upper Owens River in the eastern sierra.
Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 1-4-24. Happy New Year to all you fishermen and women. We are looking forward to a great 2024 season of fishing. The first snow has now fallen on the Upper Owens River and Hot Creek. This one wasn’t measured in feet, but it is a good start to hopefully

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 11/29/23

A frozen lake in California's eastern sierra mountains.
  “HOLIDAY SALE”   “15% off all flies starting today and ending on December 23rd.”   This is a great time to stock up on flies or to fill someone’s fly box this holiday season. Click here to browse our sale items. Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 11-29-23. Thanksgiving week was very pleasant, and

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 11/6/23

An eastern sierra sunset in November.
  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 11-6-23. Weather has turned to the colder side this week as a cold front sweeps through bringing some light snowfall and heavy wind to the area. Temperatures will be cooler this week. The Lower Owens River flows have started to climb at a steady rate and are slated

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 10/10/23

  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 10-10-23. Fall is here, and with it comes cooler overnight temperatures and very pleasant days in the mid-60’s to 70’s in Mono County and 70’s to 80’s in Inyo. Water levels are as good as they have been in the fall in many years. Moving water creeks and

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 9/19/23

  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 9-19-23. The fishing has gotten really good in the last few weeks here in the eastern sierra. Crowley Lake was the exception as a major algae bloom had the fish biting on some days and not cooperating the next day. Bridgeport Reservoir has plenty of water and has

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 8/16/23

A fisherman holding a large cutthroat trout from Crowley Lake on a boat.
  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 8-16-23. Mcgee Bay has been the place to be for most fly fishers. Fish are moving into the shallows and taking advantage of the plethora of perch fry, callibaetis nymphs and damselfly nymphs. Midges have also been on the menu in the mud. It’s a good mix currently

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 7/31/23

  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 7-31-23. Some changes have taken place as of last report. Mainly, water flows are finally beginning to level off, meaning we will not be seeing any increase in flows due to snowmelt from here on out. This is not to say that the moving waters are not cold

Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 7/12/23

  Here’s your Eastern Sierra Fishing Report 7-12-23. Not a whole lot of change to report on for the past month, as Crowley Lake has still been the main game in town. It had its high and low days, but the fish are now starting to get into shallower water along the inlets. Most of