Crowley Lake Fishing Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions:  Fair-Good

Algae has pretty much disappeared

ATTENTION: The outflow is still summer normal so the lake is dropping about 2" per day.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

The perch are now a definite part of the food chain. The good thing is that they're spread out all along the weed beds and in the pockets so if you're willing to put in the time you will be rewarded by having the fishing all to your self. Time of day is an important consideration and also how close to stream mouths you are fishing because the fish could be feeding on something being washed into the lake. Between that and the stream flows dropping the fish have started migrating towards the stream channels. You can still find them in 25' to 35' but they're now showing in 6' to 15' and they aren't glued to the bottom so make sure you fish several depths. McGee Bay and Green Banks are good bets as well as Big and Little Hilton. There are fish in Crooked Creek but haven't heard to much positive. Lots of Damsels and small Calibaetis emerging 10-1so if you're catching fish and it shuts off between 9-10 the fish have probably switched food.

Recommended Flies

Dries: Horny Damsel #10

Nymphs: Shaft Emerger #14-16 | Albino Baron #14-16 | G/B Opti Tiger #16-18 | Optimidge Olive/Dun #16-18 | Double Bead Zebra slvr/blk small | Dainty Damsel #12 | Dreaded Damsel # 12 | Poxyback Calibaetis #16-18 | Bubbas Calibaetis #14-16

Streamers: Crystal Bugger Black #8 | Marabou Leech Burgundy or Brown #12 | Punk Perch #14-16 | Baby Fat Minnow #6

More Reports


The Trout Fitter Reports
for Saturday, August 15th
Mammoth Lakes Basin: Mammoth Lakes Basin Fishing Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin River Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, August 7th
Mammoth Lakes Basin: Mammoth Lakes Basin Fishing Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin River Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Crowley Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report


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