Sierrafish.com | High Sierra Fishing Reports | Sierra Nevada Trout fishing, hiking, backpacking

Box Lake, Little Lakes Valley
Cinco Lake
Hoover Wilderness

Cinco Lake, Hoover Wilderness

Contributer: Will Oxx
August 11, 2017

We rode horses in and out and camped in style thanks to Craig, Matt and Eb at Leavitt Meadows Pack Station. We hiked with lightweight day packs everyday. A pair of waiters / float tube works great in Upper Long Lake. We crossed paths with less than a dozen PCT hikers, a hand...

WF W Walker River
Hoover Wilderness

WF West Walker River, Hoover Wilderness

Contributer: Will Oxx
August 13, 2017

This was our 4th trip into the Hoover Wilderness from the Leavitt Meadows Pack Station on Highway 108. 2017 is a BIG water year and the snow finally cleared from the lakes and most of the trails. We hired horses & pack mules and spend a solid week fishing different...


Cora Lake
Hoover Wilderness

Cora Lake, Hoover Wilderness

Contributer: Will Oxx
August 14, 2017

We established our Base Camp roughly 100 yards northeast of the wooden bridge that crosses the west fork of the west walker river ~ 8600' elev. Staying at this location had a great advantage in that it allowed us to spoke out in a different direction each day to a new...




U/L Long Lakes
Hoover Wilderness

Upper/Lower Long Lake, Hoover Wilderness

Contributer: Will Oxx
August 15, 2017

First the good news: we caught and released over 150 trout using barbless hooks and flies. Cinco Lake: 50+ Brook trout 6-14"; Harriet Lake: 40+ Brookies & Rainbows 10-16"; Cora Lake: 40+ Brook's & Bows 8-14"; Upper and Lower Long Lakes: 20+ mostly...





Sailor Lake

Sailor Lake

Inyo County
The fishing is excellent for small Brook Trout and a few Kamloops Rainbows mixed in. You can back-cast from any...
Eagle Lake

Eagle Lake

ElDorado County
Eagle Lake has some properties that hamper fishing like brush around the shores' edge and steep cliff walls on the...
Dorothy Lake

Dorothy Lake

Alpine County
I have visited Dorothy Lake on numerous occasions to see if DFW has planted any fish in this tiny lake. In the past...
Crag Lake

Crag Lake

ElDorado County
Crag Lake contains Rainbows, Brookies, and Brown trout. Most of the fish you will see will be in the 12-13 inch range...

Burnside Lake

Burnside Lake

Alpine County
The fishing is excellent here for good sized rainbows and they're really not that hard to catch. This is a drive-to...
Towser Lake

Towser Lake

Mono County
Towser Lake is a perfect vantage point for both Stealhead Lake or Cascade lake and is a healthy and plentiful fishery...
Moonlight Lake

Moonlight Lake

Inyo County

The fishing at Moonlight Lake is fast action angling for small but very colorful Brook Trout. Every cast produced a fish.
Diamond Mesa

Diamond Mesa

Sequoia Nat Park
We made camp on our second night at the lake which sits at the top of Shepherds Pass. A snow bank feeds the southwest...





  • About