Fishing and Stocking Reports for the Eastern Sierra


Report Date: August 26, 2016   


What's Working


Lake Mary

Bait - Inflated Night Crawlers, Orange Powerworms, Garlic Powerbait
Lures - Red & Green Thomas Buoyants, Gold Kastmaster
Flies - Wooley Buggers with full sink line, Olive Matuka, Trico Spinner

Lake Mamie

Bait - Night Crawler on the surface (off the bottom during mid-day), Eggs near the inlet, Orange Powerworms
Lures - Red and Green Thomas Buoyant, Gold Kastmaster
Flies - Twin Lakes Special, Olive Matuka, Wooley Buggers, PM Midge Hadge & Trico Spinners

Lake George

Bait - Garlic Powerbait, Inflated Nightcrawler
Lures - Silver & Blue Kastmaster, Rainbow Thomas Buoyant, Garlic dip-on lures
Flies - Black Wooley buggers and Matukas in deeper water, Hornberg & Olive Matukas near the shelf

Twin Lakes

Bait - Garlic Powerbait, Inflated Nightcrawler, Power Worms, Gulp Eggs
Lures - Thomas Buoyants, Super-Dupers
Flies - Wooley Buggers and Leeches


Bait - Power Worms, Night Crawlers, Garlic Eggs, Rainbow Powerbait
Lures - Tasmanian Devils, Thomas Buoyants

Flies - Streamers like Green or Brown Wooley Buggers, Soft Hackle Nymphs


Lures - Tasmanian Devils, Thomas Buoyants, Rapalas
Flies - Strip Leeches and Wooley Buggers, try Midges near the springs off Sandy Point


Flies - Elk Hair and EC Caddis, BWOs, Brassles, Pheasant Tails, Micro May Flies

HOT CREEK - Barbless Catch + Release - Zero Limit - NO BAIT

Flies - BWOs, Elk Hair Caddis, Parachute Adams, WD40s Copper Johns, RS2 Emergers


Bait - Worms, Eggs, Mealworms
Lures - Mepps, Blue Foxes, Panther Martins, Cyclones, Super Dupers
Flies - Hares Ear, Princes Ants, Beetles, Stimulators, Humpy Gnats


Trout Stocking

Mammoth Lakes, Mono County and the DFW partner in stocking the Mammoth Lakes Basin and creek.

Stocking Update: 8/18

Twin Lakes, Lake Mary, Lake Mamie, Lake George

2,800 pounds of rainbow trout has been stocked this week in addition to the weekly DFW stocking.


Mammoth Creek, Convict Lake, Convict Creek, McGee Creek

Weekly DFW stocking


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