Fishing Report, Mammoth Lakes, Eastern Sierra, Mono County
Fish Report for June 25, 2017
Temps are warming up. This will produce increased snow melt in the upper elevations and higher flows in the creeks.
USE CAUTION NEAR MOVING WATER!
|Fly Anglers: Use Midges and small Streamers.
Troll: Rapalas, Thomas Bouyants, Needlefish, Tasmanian Devils.
|Fly Anglers: Streamers, like green or brown Wooly Buggers. Soft hackle nymphs. Look for a midge hatch early morning and late evening in sheltered areas.
Spin & Bait: Try Thomas Bouyants, Tasmanian Devils, Power Worms, Night Crawlers, Garlic Yellow Power Bait, Salmon Peach Power Bait, Garlic Infused Worms.
|Fly Anglers: Strip Hornberg, Gray Ghost and Wooly Buggers. Midging around the weed beds that are starting to form can work well.
Spin: Tasmanian Devils, Thomas Bouyants, Rapalas.
Last Saturday in Apr. through July 31: general regulations.
Crowley Lake Trolling Report: Click Here.
|The flows right now are around 1000 cfs. Be careful in and around the river! Here is a link to USGS Current Discharge Conditions;
Look for back eddies and pocket water where you can get nymphs deep.
Fly Anglers: Disco Midge, WD40, Zebra Midge, Griffiths Gnat, Parachute Adams, Trico, Sprout Baetis, BWO Emergers, Wooly Buggers.
|Troll: Tasmanian Devils, Needlefish, Rapalas, Thomas Bouyants.
Spin & Bait: Any Garlic Powerbait, Power Worms, Gulp Eggs, Garlic Infused Worms, Inflated Night Crawlers.
|Fly Anglers: Wooly Buggers, Hornberg.
Spin: Thomas Bouyants, Kastmasters, Mepps, Panther Martins, Tasmanian Devils, Needlefish,Nite Crawlers, Power Worms.
|The flows right now are around 280 cfs. The spring run off makes fishing difficult. High water brings out Yellow Sallie stoneflies. Small Stimulators or Yellow Sallie patterns would be your best bet.
Preferred Flies: Yellow Stimulator, Yellow Sallie, BWO’s, Elk Hair Caddis, Parachute Adams. WD40’s, Copper Johns, RS2 Emerger and Caddis Emergers, Baetis Nymphs,Sprout Baetis.
|Fly Anglers: Wooly Bugger, Matuka, Hornberg, Grey Ghost.
Spin & Bait: Try Garlc Powerbait, Power Worms, Night Crawlers,Garlic Infused Worms, Thomas Bouyants, Panther Martins, Super Dupers, Tasmanian Devils, Needlefish.
|The water is still very cold.
Fly Anglers: Wooly Buggers green and black, soft hackle nymph
|Fly Anglers: Wooly Buggers, hale bop Leech, Twin Lake Special
Spin & Bait: Night Crawlers,Garlic Infused Worms, Powerworm, Sierra Slammers jig, Mepps, Panther Martin.
|Fly Anglers: Olive and black Wooly Buggers or Matukas, soft hackle nymphs
Spin & Bait: Garlic Powerbait, Night Crawlers,Garlic Infused Worms, Powerworms, Thomas Bouyants, Kastmasters
|Use small spinners like Panther Martins, Rooster Tails and Mepps, also Sierra Slammer Jig , and Salmon Eggs.|
Spin & Bait: Garlic Powerbait, Night Crawlers, Panther Martins, Mepps, Roostertails, Trout Teasers.
Pinch your barbs below the footbridge; ZERO Fish Limit
The water flow is above 650 cfs through the wild trout section.
Fly Anglers: WD40’s or small Epoxy Baetis with a attractor pattern to get their attention
Lures: Spinners with pinched barbs
|Spin & Bait: Salmon Eggs, small spinners like Mepps, Roostertails and Panther Martins.:
|From Bridge to the fishing monument Opens the Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30; Downstream of the fishing monument same regulations as Crowley Lake. The Fishing Monument is located approximately 1/4 mile upstream from maximum lake level. Fly and Spin anglers-same as below.|
|Single hook, Artificial, Barbless from Bridge to Big Spring.
Fly Anglers: Yellow Sallie or small yellow stimulator patterns while the water is high. Elk Hair, and EC Caddis, BWOs, Brassies, Pheasant Tails, Prince nymphs
Spin: Rapala, Rooster tail, Sierra Slammer worms
|Fly Anglers: Copper Jons #16,18, Prince Nymphs #12, Caddis 16&18, Royal Humpys, Stimulators.
Spin & Bait: Rooster Tails, Panther Martins, Mepps, Trout Teasers and Salmon Eggs.
|Grab a Float Tube rental & pull a streamer to catch the hogs.
Fly Anglers: Look for a mosquito hatch in the late afternoon.
Spin: Kastmasters, Thomas Bouyants, Super Dupers.
Bait: use inflated Night Crawlers,Garlic Powerbait, Power Worms, Mice Tails, Gulp Eggs, Garlic Infused Worms.
|Fly Anglers: Elkhair Caddis, Red and Yellow Humpy, Royal Wulff.
Spin & Bait: Small spinners likes Mepps, Panther, Martins,Roostertails, Super Dupers catching fish. For bait use Salmon Eggs and Worms.
|FROZEN- road closed – Troll: with Tasmanian Devils, Needle Fish, Rapalas and Thomas Bouyants.|
|ROAD CLOSED Fly Anglers: Hares Ears,Pheseant Tails, Hares Ear, Prince Nymph, Elk Hair Caddis, EWC Caddis and Parachute Adams, Stimulator .
Spin: use Trout Teasers, Roostertails, Mepps, Panther Martins.
Bait: use worms samlon eggs.
|Fly Anglers: Wooly Buggers.
Spin & Bait: Kastmasters, Thomas Bouyants, Power Worms, Power Eggs, Garlic Powerbait, Night Crawlers.
|ROAD CLOSED Spin & Bait: Kastmasters, Thomas Bouyants,P anther Martins. Garlic Powerbait, Mice Tails, Power Worms, Garlic Infused Worms, Inflated Night Crawlers.|
|Troll: with Rapalas, Kastmasters, Needle Fish, Thomas Bouyants.
Bait: Inflated Night Crawlers and garlic Infused worms.
|Fly Anglers: We suggest the mid and lower lakes try Wooly Buggers and Leeches.
Spin & Bait: Try Roostertail, Mepps, Garlic Powerbait, Night Crawlers, Power Worms,Gulp Eggs, Garlic Infused Worms.
|Upper Lake still Frozen
Spin: Kastmasters and Thomas Bouyants.