Convict Lake sends thanks to everyone for a great fishing season

Convict Lake - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by Jennifer Heintzelman
(760) 934 - 3800

Hello Convict Lake fishing report followers!

This is the last fish report of the season. Thank you for your interest in receiving the report! We had an outstanding fishing season here at Convict Lake and look forward to fishing opener 2013! Hope that you all have a wonderful winter season.

Catch of the Week: Ray Rowe, pictured from Lebec, CA caught a 3lb 9oz with Needle Fish at the Inlet!

Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the middle to east shore, by the Marina, 6 Colors, South Shore, Inlet, Beach Area, Jetty, Lake, North Shore and Convict Creek.

This past week Anglers have had most success with: Frog Needle Fish, Green Nuggets, Green Mini Tube Jig, Green/Black Jig, Thomas Buoyant Perch, Yellow Turbo Powerbait, Mice Tails, Gold Lures, Nightcrawlers, Trout Magnet, Rooster Tail, Red and Gold Thomas Buoyant, Garlic Powerbait, Yellow Powerbait, worms, cheese worm, Trout Teaser, salmon eggs and Rainbow Nuggets.

Other Locations to Try: "Windy Point" (picnic area south shore), The Inlet, Hangman's Tree, Outlet, Handicap Pier and Convict Creek.

Water Temperature: 51 Degrees.

Weather: Expect temperatures to be in the mid to low 50's for this week with some showers on Wednesday. Overnight temperatures will be in the high 20's. Here is a local site that is usually quite accurate


Pinched Crawlers, Gulp Worms, Night Crawlers, Power Eggs, Power Worms, Small Spinners like Mepps and Panther Martins. Chunky Cheese Power Bait,Troll with Rapalas, Needlefish,Thomas Buoyant.

Lures: Panther Martin, Thomas Buoyant, Phoebe, Little Wolfs, Cripplure Trolling: Little Cleos, Dave Davis Night Crawler or Lead Core 4-6 colors, Rapalas, Rebels, Pin Minnows

Flies: Marvel Fly, Prince, Hares Ear, Lopper Johns, Ant Beatles

Convict Creek:

Strip Streamers

Bait: Eggs, Night Crawlers and Power Worms

Fall Happenings:

Derby News:
Ambush at the Lake- The results are in! We had 185 derby competitors and 123 fish entered into the drawing 14 inches are longer.

Fishing Map: The Map will be available in the General Store in the next few weeks.

Sunrise - Sunset: Sunrise this week 6:39am - 6:45am and Sunset 4:43pm - 4:40pm.

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