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Check out our business friends, retail fly shops that carry our original flies, buy fishing licenses online, check out lodging accommodations, and more listed below:

Click online fly sales or the top of this page for direct orders from Doug through Paypal.

Authentic Sierra Drifters Flies and “Under-Cator” strike indicators are only for sale at the following stand out locations:

The Crowley Lake General Store & Deli ( full selection), Reagan’s Sporting Goods in Bishop (full selection),   Stroud Tackle in San Diego (full selection), Fisherman’s Spot in Van Nuys (seasonal top patterns)  Malibu Fish’N Tackle (top patterns only), Bridgeport Reservoir Marina -(full selection)  Ricks Sport Center in Mammoth Lakes (seasonal- top patterns only). Eagle Lake RV and store. (seasonal- top patterns) and Fly and Field Outfitters in Bend, Oregon (seasonal top patterns)

Innovators, not imitators. That’s the Sierra Drifters credo. *Any fly shop or sporting goods store claiming to sell our original flies or products not listed on this page is misleading you.

Flow Rates:

Owens River Flow Reports from the DWP Click here.

East Walker River flows click here.

Fishing licenses:

Click here for information about purchasing California fishing licenses online. Click here for information about purchasing Nevada fishing licenses.

Our Friends:

Reagan’s Sporting Goods in Bishop Ca. located at 963 N. Main St. The top sporting goods shop in Bishop. Reagans has a knowledgeable, and friendly staff to help you out. We carry fishing tackle, licenses, ammo, guns, archery & camping equipment. 760-872-3000. Open daily 7-5 pm.

Welcome to Stroud Tackle. We are San Diego’s oldest fly fishing specialty shop, serving the San Diego angling community since 1970. We are located just east of Mission Bay and only a few minutes from downtown San Diego. We stock a broad inventory of freshwater and saltwater fly fishing rods, reels, lines, flies, fly tying tools, fly tying materials, and fly fishing accessories to meet your fly angling needs in Southern California and beyond.

Bridgeport Reservoir RV Park & Marina is located in the eastern Sierra near the town of Bridgeport, CA. The resort overlooks Bridgeport Reservoir in what is akin to a “Great Basin-High Desert environment”. Beautiful views and open space add to the charm and experience of staying at the reservoir. The RV Park offers full hook-ups, camp sites with picnic tables, fire pits, hot showers and clean bathrooms, a marina with boat launch, and boats and slips for rent. “Bridgeport.. Your Bridge to Adventure!!” 

A True General Store and Eatery, The Crowley Lake General Store has been in operation since 1958 and was originally only open in the summer. Now, it’s a year-round stop for skiers, snowboarders, vacationers, fishermen, locals, and travelers just passing through. Stop in for gas or diesel, a large assortment of fishing tackle, groceries, video rentals, propane, an extensive wine selection, and great food. Our deli boasts many fresh, homemade items including pizza, baked chicken, breakfast burritos, muffins, sandwiches, wraps,  salads, and more. We offer merchandise including seasonal clothing items and auto supplies too. Only 25 miles north of Bishop and 1 minute off Highway 395.

Malibu Fish’n Tackle is the finest fly fishing store in Ventura County. Stop by and meet the friendly pro staff  in Thousand Oaks, CA for any of your fresh, and salt water fishing needs.

To accommodate your Eastern Sierra stay we can reserve a great condominium in Mammoth Lakes. Call Central Reservations of Mammoth, (800) 321-3261, directly for your Mammoth condo and mention Sierra Drifters to receive 10% off regular prime season rates (some restrictions may apply).

Ricks Sport Center in Mammoth Lakes. Year around, multi sport store that has super friendly folks always happy to help you out with any recreational needs you have.

Eagle Lake RV Park, general store, and seasonal marina. New ownership for 2018. Super friendly staff, and one of the nicest RV parks you will ever stay in. The general store is clean, and well stocked for your camping needs. We have a fly box at the store with patterns to fool the awesome rainbows at Eagle.

June Lake Accomodations

855-648-JUNE (5863) or  Super nice people, they are the ones to talk with if you need a place to stay in the June Lake Loop. They are friendly and very knowledgeable about all the recreational activities and real estate in the June Lake region. The June Lake Loop is a beautiful area that is dotted with crystal clear alpine lakes, a ski resort and a low key atmosphere for those who prefer a less populated mountain setting.

For Bishop information click here . There is a lodging page listed there as well as area maps. For Mammoth Lakes information go to

And for Mono County information go to

For Highway and Road conditions in the Eastern Sierra click on and enter the highway number.

McGee Creek RV Park & Campground. Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Mono County, California, at an altitude of 6,800 feet.

  • Stay with us…we have RV sites (tent camping is welcome) with and without hook ups
  • Easy Access Hot Water Showers>
  • The friendliest Camp Hosts in the Sierra’s
  • Guests can fish from our Privately Owned Ponds for a modest fee and no License required
  • Walk in and fish McGee Creek, a License is required
  • We’re open from April to October

For camping/RV parks contact Mammoth Mountain RV Park for a great place to camp or bring your RV year round to Mammoth Lakes.

Sierra Vacation Trailer Rentals: We deliver the trailer to your campsite for you. We pick it up after you have enjoyed your vacation.

Step back into history with a stay at the Historic McGee Creek Lodge. Located on Crowley Lake Drive, 12 minutes south of Mammoth in the middle of a world-class mountain experience. Only 8 rooms, so it’s never crowded.
Nearly 1 1/2 miles high, but shadowed by towering snow-covered peaks, the Mono Sierra Lodge is an ALL YEAR RETREAT overlooking beautiful Crowley Lake.

Tom’s Place Resort

  • A Rustic Retreat in the Eastern Sierra. Take a step back in time. Visit our rustic cabins, cafe, bar and market. The scenery is spectacular, offering breath-taking views of the Sierra Nevada’s running creeks and beautiful Crowley Lake.

Rainbow Tarns Bed & Breakfast at Crowley Lake.

Relax at 7,000 feet, in the heart of California’s glorious High Sierra Mountains where the soothing sounds of flowing water and gentle breezes in the pines, the crystal clear sky and sparkling starry nights, blend into an enchanting and memorable experience.

Mike McIntire Photography:

Need a pro photographer for outdoor or business pictures ? Many of the beautiful shots on the Sierra Drifters website have been taken by my good friend Mike McIntire who has been shooting the Sierras for a lifetime. Mike is a full time pro with impeccable credentials and an impressive portfolio. If you need a great photographer for any occasion email

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