Fishing Articles

Eagle Lake Fishing Report
by Valerie Aubrey, MAY 31, 2023
Eagle Lake

Nice thick fish! Tamara Spurgeon-Powell. We're staying high in the water column. Upper 10ft. Working shallows early & the first ledge on the west side as the sun hits the water. Several lures are working. Orange trolling flies, red/gold Thomas buoyant, small minnow imitations (live minnows not allowed) rainbow trout, gold/orange. Depends on the sky color that day. Vary your...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Bureau of Land Management would like to remind the public to recreate responsibly as summer approaches and visitors start recreating on California rivers, in day-use areas, and when fishing, boating, swimming or performing other forms of water recreation. According to, water-related accidents are among the most common cause of death in some of our nation’s...
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Lots of snow means lots of water!!
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, MAY 11, 2023
Lake Sabrina

Conditions Report  Upper Bishop Creek Canyon 5-11-23 Well folks, it’s been a tough few week as progress was painfully slow and conditions above 9000ft just weren’t changing all that much so there wasn’t much to say. The roads to Sabrina and South Lake are still closed and both lakes are frozen. But here is what we know as of today….. Hwy 168 W. is...
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Trolling Trout Takes Off
by Collins Lake Staff, APRIL 5, 2023
Collins Lake

Collins Lake is still 100% full and occasional cold days have kept the surface temperature low hovering right around 50°C, which means you can still find lots of trout in the top 10ft. While shore fishing with Powerbait isn’t a bad plan we have definitely noticed an uptick in catches made trolling and casting lures. Finally we should say that...
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River is Running HIgh, Lake is Low
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 26, 2023

Trinity River

Trinity Lake is just over one third of capacity when it should be filling up! WHY? Because Bureau of Reclamation is waiting for parts to repair the tube that supplies water to the power plan. Why weren’t these parts discovered when the lake was so low and the repairs were determined to be needed. Why was this tube was not inspected in past...
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Spring Has Sprung
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 20, 2023

On Monday Spring arrived and wea are looking at new growth all around us. As I look out the window, I see the fruit trees starting to bud and tiny green leaves sprouting on the trees in the forest. The trouble is that the river is full of water from the snow melt and the creeks are flowing bank to...
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