Hot Creek Fishing Report

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)


by Tom Loe
8-17-2016
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Fishing has been fair/slow this summer. The slower fishing can be directly attributed to the lack of planting from the HC hatchery. This is the primary reason HC is not kicking out the numbers it once did. HC is now being managed as a wild trout fishery only, and new practices are not allocating the planting of additional trout here. You may still get into some decent fish in the deeper weed free sections using scuds, Assassins, and smaller olive crystal caddis, or dubbed olive caddis larva patterns while nymphing the deeper pockets that are weed free. Caddis adults and hoppers are best for surface action.

This is a year around fishery with special regs in place.


*Tom Loe is under permit from the Inyo National Forest Service to guide Hot Creek.


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