Fishing

With access to an abundance of high alpine lakes, reservoirs, streams and creeks, Mammoth Lakes offers some of the best trout fishing in the world. Monster rainbows, wise old browns, feisty brookies and elusive native golden trout—whether you prefer bait-setting from a folding chair on a sunny beach with a view, trolling from a boat, nymphing from a float-tube in the middle of a quiet pond or casting barbless midges from a grassy bank on a quiet oxbow, you’ll find plenty of places to try your hand at outsmarting a fish—or several!

Fishing

Videos

Lake Fishing Tips in the Eastern Sierra
Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in the Eastern Sierra
Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Fishing in the Eastern Sierra
VIDEO: Fall Fishing Tips by Pro Guide Doug Rodricks
Your Guide to Backcountry Fishing near Mammoth Lakes
Your Guide to Fishing with Kids near Mammoth Lakes
Lake Fishing Tips in the Eastern Sierra
Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in the Eastern Sierra
Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Fishing in the Eastern Sierra
VIDEO: Fall Fishing Tips by Pro Guide Doug Rodricks
Your Guide to Backcountry Fishing near Mammoth Lakes
Your Guide to Fishing with Kids near Mammoth Lakes

Local

Fishing Blogs

Where to

Fish & get gear

Hot Creek Trout Hatchery

121 Hot Creek Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-2664

Just south of Mammoth Lakes, Hot Creek Trout Hatchery is a historic site of trout production and a major supplier of trout for the excellent fishing in nearby lakes and streams. The Owens River, Lake Crowley, geothermal sites of interest, beautiful alpine lakes and Mammoth Mountain are all within a… Learn More

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Rick’s Sport Center

3241 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-3416

Rick’s Sport Center has been a destination for trout fishermen for almost 30 years. The store is family-owned and staffed by knowledgeable and passionate trout fishermen. Rick’s Sport Center carries all the leading brands of trout-fishing equipment and bait and is a full-service bait and tackle center. We are also a… Learn More

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Lake Mary Marina & Store

Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-5353

At Lake Mary Marina, you’re sure to find something to help make your vacation even more enjoyable. Whether you are looking to take in the luscious scenery of Lake Mary on a leisurely boat ride, get some exercise and take in the mountain air, or if you plan to fish,… Learn More

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Pokonobe Resort and General Store

Lake Mary
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-2437

Pokonobe is a private venue located on the shores of Lake Mary. In addition to event space, there is also a full-service marina with boat rentals, as well as a General Store with fishing supplies, snacks, beverages and souvenirs. Pokonobe is open in the summer months only. Learn More

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Mammoth Lakes Basin

Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

888-466-2666

Glacier-carved lakes form the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Twin Lakes, Lake Mary, Lake Mamie, Lake George and Horseshoe Lake are nestled below jagged peaks and pine forests. Easily accessible by public transportation, the basin provides hiking, biking and picnicking. Accessibility: Driving tour in summer and fall. Learn More

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Twin Lakes General Store

518 Twin Lakes Loop Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-7295

Twin Lakes General Store invites you to visit and use our facilities. We have the best showers on the mountain for only $6 per person. There’s no time limit and we offer a very clean environment. We also have rental rowboats, canoes and kayaks for $20 an hour. We sell… Learn More

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The Troutfitter

2987 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

800-637-6912

The Troutfitter in Mammoth Lakes is the largest fishing store and guide service in Mono County. It has nearly 4,000 sq ft of fishing gear for the spin and fly fisherman. We also offer free maps and advice for all local fishing spots from Bishop to Bridgeport. Our rental gear includes… Learn More

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Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES)

1 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-0791

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra is a volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to changing the lives of children and adults with disabilities by offering year-round outdoor activities, creating inspiring challenges, providing expert instruction and adaptive equipment and rallying the community to accommodate people with disabilities. We have adaptive equipment to fulfill everyone’s winter… Learn More

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Mammoth Lakes Trail System

Mammothtrails.org is the all-season reference for information about the trails of the Mammoth Lakes Trail System. Operated in conjunction with the National Forest Service and the Town of Mammoth Lakes, the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website provides visitors with accurate location, terrain, and difficulty information for over 100 individual trails… Learn More

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FishMammoth.com

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-582-2195

We provide guided fishing for many locations in the Mammoth Lakes area year-round. So whether you’re up here in the summer or here skiing in the winter, there are always fishing opportunities to be had. You’ll be provided with a rod, reel and line, and all required tackle for the duration… Learn More

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