Fishing Report for the Lake Almanor Basin and neighboring waters

Date: April 21, 2016



Lakes

Lake Almanor - the center piece of our waters.  Trout, small and large mouth bass.

 LOCATION

Lake surface temps are in the mid to mid 50's and lake is almost full.  Fishing really picking up. Rainbows are on midges and streamers, Brown mostly on streamers and  Bass are on beds.

 

 

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Butt Valley Reservoir - situated above Lake Almanor

LOCATION

Lake is coming up: powerhouse closed. Fishing been good between boat ramp and dam. Midges and streamers; temps in higher 50's 

 

 

 

 

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Eagle Lake - a popular destination for the famous Eagle Lake Trout.

LOCATION
 

Eagle Lake: Open Memorial weekend and has come up almost two feet. 

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Private Waters - Lassen Meadows - a private ranch minutes from the shop in Chester, CA.  Special entrance fee and guiding required.  Ideal for all experience anglers.

 PRIVATE
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Upper Lakes -

 LOCATIONS

 Still snowed in.

 
Antelope Lake - high above Taylorsville in Indian Valley  LOCATION

Fishing well
 
Walker Lake aka Mountain Meadows Reservoir
 LOCATION
drained last year.  recovering.
 

 

Streams

Upper Feather River and Warner Creek- the beginning of our watershed with many feeder springs and streams. Early evening guiding avaialble.

 

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Yellow Creek - A remote stream accessed from the West side of Lake Almanor.

Open last Saturday in April.

 
Deer Creek - Opens last Saturday in April; runnnig high.  
Goodrich Creek - Opens last Saturday in April.  
Hamilton Branch - Opens Memorial weekend.  
Mill Creek - Opens last Saturday in April.  
Susan River -Open last Saturday in April.  

 PLEASE PRACTICE CATCH AND RELEASE 

PLEASE TRY TO  PICK UP TRASH,  KEEP THE  ALMANOR BASIN CLEAN.