Fishing Report for the Lake Almanor Basin and neighboring waters

Date: August 24, 2016

Lot's of water this year and lakes are full. Stream are in good shape. Have a great summer.

Thanks Tom



Lakes

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

 LOCATION

Lake surface temps are in the mid 70's lake is  full.  Fish are moving to colder watter;  Caddis and mayflies have been hatching. Bass are in shady areas. Big Springs, Ham Branch, Bailey Springs and Feather river mouth are were to look. Big pods of pond smelt are around, fish should be on them soon.

 

 

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Butt Valley Reservoir - situated above Lake Almanor

LOCATION

Lake is full; powerhouse is been on and fish are moving in. Lake temps are in the 70's. 

 

 

 

 

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

LOCATION
 

Eagle Lake: Slow but some midge action has been happening. 

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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
 OPEN  Lassen_Meadows_11.jpg

Upper Lakes -Crater and Silver fishing well. 

 LOCATIONS

 

 
Antelope Lake - high above Taylorsville in Indian Valley  LOCATION

Fishing has been ok.
 
Walker Lake aka Mountain Meadows Reservoir
 LOCATION
Full and planted with rainbows.
 

 

Streams

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

 

 Is in good shape; Stoneflies, caddiis and mayflies are  hatching in the evenings. feather_river_fall.jpg

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

Running clear, some small hatches; afternoon is the best.

 

Deer Creek -

Dry fly in evenings. Nymph good all day.

 
Goodrich Creek - Above walker lake has been slow.  
Hamilton Branch - Fish are in mouth has been good.  
Mill Creek - Fishing well.  
Susan River -Has been planted.  

 PLEASE PRACTICE CATCH AND RELEASE 

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