June Lake Loop Report

June Lake Loop - June Lake, CA (Mono County)

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions: Good
Cool temps. early morning and late evening, warming up late morning thru mid afternoon.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Excellent! 'Lots of surface activity morning and evening. When sun comes up higher start going to next deeper drop off (fish will move out for cooler temps and better cover). The best technique for all of the lakes on the loop is fishing sinking lines with nymphs and streamers. Be sure to have all colors of wooly buggers on hand, (black, brown, olive, white, purple). Trail these up with a pt. or hares ear and very your depth and retrieve. Cover different areas and you should have success!

Recommended Flies:
Foam wing dry's,CDC emergers and callibaetis nymphs (poxyback a must). #16-#14 black gnats,Griffiths gnats and grey hackle peacocks #16-#20 as well as small mayfly patterns (adams,bwo,) yellows and browns #18-#22 Mid morn and day sink tip in shallow (10-15ft) small buggers, leechs and punk perch (olives, burgundy and lite brown) with a midge or calli imitation dropper (approx.24 in. behind lead bug !Early to mid afternoon fast sink line and go deep. Big wooleys and zonkers (silvers and olives with red working well) with dropper of some kind - p/t, hares ear, or prince nymph)

Guides Hint: Try hanging midges and callis under an indicator in June Lake for some of those monster cutthroats.

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