Fishing report for week of 10/13
ALPINE LAKE: No report.
BLUE LAKES (UPPER AND LOWER):
Upper Blue Lake: Was producing very well from shore with Power Bait.
Lower Blue Lake: Was reported as being quiet.
BOCA RESERVOIR: No report.
BRIDGEPORT RESERVOIR: No report.
CAPLES LAKE: No report.
CARSON-ICEBERG WILDERNESS AREA: No report.
CARSON RIVERS (EAST AND WEST) IN CALIF.:
East Carson River: Not much action.
West Carson River: Not much action.
CONVICT LAKE AND CONVICT CREEK:
Convict Lake: Largest fish were a 5.25 pound and a 4.86 pound rainbow, both from the south shore with a nightcrawler. A 4.81 rainbow from the south shore with a blue/silver Thomas Buoyant lure. A 4.13 rainbow from the south shore with rainbow Power Bait.
Convict Creek: Biggest fish of the week were a 3.37 pound DF&G rainbow on a Rapala lure and a 2.92 and a 2.59, both on nightcrawlers.
CRATER LAKE: No report.
CROWLEY LAKE: No report.
DAVIS LAKE: No report.
DESOLATION WILDERNESS AREA: No report.
EAGLE LAKE: No report.
EMIGRANT LAKE: No report.
FRENCHMAN RESERVOIR: Anglers were catching some limits at places like Crystal Point, the dam and Lunker Point. A Reno shore angler caught a 3.77 pound, 20 inch rainbow at the dam with a Rapala lure. Hundreds of trout were rising just about dark at the dam.
FROG LAKE: No report.
GREEN CREEK-DYNAMO POND: No report.
HEENAN LAKE: A fly fisherman reported excellent results on Friday from shore with a black Woolly Bugger fly. His biggest cutthroat was 22 inches.
HOBART RESERVOIR: Closed.
HOOVER WILDERNESS AREA: No report.
INDIAN CREEK RESERVOIR: Was rated as excellent for both shore anglers using Power Bait and fly fishermen in float tubes using nymphs.
A local high school student caught a 3-pound, 14-ounce rainbow from a float tube with a dry fly.
Summit Lake, above Indian Creek, was producing lots of fish on both Saturday and Sunday for fly fishermen with nymphs.
JUNE LAKE LOOP (GRANT-GULL-JUNE-SILVER LAKES-RUSH CREEK):
Grant Lake: No report.
Gull Lake: No report.
June Lake: No report.
Silver Lake: No report.
Rush Creek: No report.
KINNEY RESERVOIR: No report.
KIRMAN (CARMEN) LAKE: No report.
LOBDELL LAKE: No report.
LUNDY LAKE: No report.
MAMMOTH LAKES AREA: No report.
MARKLEEVILLE CREEK: No report.
MOKELUMNE WILDERNESS AREA: No report.
NORTH POND: No report.
OWENS RIVER: No report.
Benton Crossing (Up):
Benton Crossing (Down):
PLEASANT VALLEY CREEK: No report.
POORE-SECRET-ROOSEVELT-LANE LAKES: No report.
PYRAMID LAKE: No report.
RAYMOND LAKE: No report.
RED LAKE: Was reported as good for the weekend. Best results were at the dam for bait fishermen using Power Bait or worms. Many limits of 12-14 inch brookies.
SACRAMENTO RIVER: No report.
SCOTT LAKE: No report.
SILVER LAKE: No report.
SILVER CREEK: No report.
SOUTH-NORTH-INTAKE 2-BISHOP CREEK (WEST OF BISHOP):
South Lake: No report.
North Lake: No report.
Intake No. 2: No report.
Sabrina Lake: No report.
Bishop Creek: No report.
STAMPEDE RESERVOIR: No report.
LAKE TAHOE – North Shore: Easy limits of average sized Mackinaw trout, up to 6 pounds. Fishing in 250-450 feet of water, very early in the morning, in front of Kings Beach. Trolling with Herring Dodger flasher blades with pearl-colored Apex lures, live minnows or three-inch, blue-colored, rubber minnows.
TAMARACK-SUNSET LAKES: No report.
TOPAZ LAKE: Closed.
UPPER TWIN LAKE-LOWER TWIN LAKE-ROBINSON CREEK: Last week produced some of the best fishing of the year at Lower Twin with lots of 3-6 pound trout. Most of the trout were Alpers rainbows. There will be another large Alpers plant on Oct. 15. Vic Burgard of Gardnerville caught a 6-pound, 13-ounce rainbow and Bob Martin also of Gardnerville took home a 6-pound, 5-ounce rainbow.
VIRGINIA LAKES AND VIRGINIA CREEK:
Virginia Lakes: No report.
Virginia Creek: No report.
WALKER LAKE: Last Thursday, Bud Higgins of Douglas County and Don Quilici of Carson City caught and released 13 cutthroat trout. The largest was Quilici’s 5+ pound, 26-inch Cutt. They were trolling with downriggers in front of “the cliffs” at a depth of 40-50 feet with large, silver Flatfish lures.
On Saturday, Brad Amason of Hawthorne caught a 7.5 pounder with a TOR-P-DO lure in deep water in front of “the cliffs.”
WALKER RIVERS (EAST-WEST-LITTLE):
East Walker River: No report.
West Walker River: No report.
Little Walker River: No report.
WILDHORSE RESERVOIR: Has been excellent. Catching mostly rainbows but a few German browns are starting to show up. According to Dennis Dunn of the Wild Horse Resort, “The fish are not big, if they are not over 4 pounds.”
The successful anglers were using nightcrawlers with marshmallows. Dunn was not sure why that combination works but it was working.
A lot of deer hunters were still in the area.
WINNEMUCCA LAKE: No report.
WOODS LAKE: No report.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: No report.