Access By Vehicle is Still Possible.

Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley) - Eastern Sierra, CA (Mono County)

A shot from the bridge the morning after the storm!

by Tom Loe
12-3-2018
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A blanket of new snow has fallen here from the latest storm, but access by vehicle is still possible. With very cold nights and lower flows, some larger rainbows have moved up river.  Another solid storm should lay the foundation for the snowmobile rigs to navigate around on.  Solid midge and mayfly hatches have been taking place in the afternoons.  The section from the Benton Crossing Bridge down to the fishing monument is now closed.   Flows are now at 87 cfs.  The cooler water has prompted the fish to feed in the deeper runs now and target nymphs and egg imitations.  Look for rising fish in the late-morning and afternoons as the daytime temperatures climb.  They will be found in the slower eddys around the bends in the river.


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