Hot Creek, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Hot Creek, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Hot Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 20 CFS

Visibility: 15 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid Day

Best stretch: Canyon Section

Best access point: All three parking lots.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good Nothing's really changed except the crowds are getting bigger and the Trico's are getting stronger. Maybe it's the pressure or the flows dropping but it's getting a little tougher. Same hatches but the late morning PMD hatches are starting to slow down and the Hoppers are everywhere. First thing it's Midges and Caddis followed by PMDs. Early afternoon has been the slowest with it picking up late afternoon into evening especially if the wind stays down. The Caddis can range from a #14 to a #22 so don't be afraid to experiment, including "skating" the bigger ones.

Fish species: Trout - Rainbow, Brown

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Mammoth -Yosemite Airport (MMH)

Hot Creek Description

Hot Creek - Interpretive Center section below hatchery and canyon section below Hot Creek Ranch.

Techniques & Tips

Dries & Nymphing

7-Day Forecast

Weather and cooler temps may effect the fishing


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