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 The PMDs are done. The BWO are starting mid to late morning. There are still a few Hoppers around. Caddis migration starts about 9 a.m. with the emergence starting late afternoon. The Caddis can range from a #14 to a #30 (no that's not a typo) so don't be afraid to experiment, including "skating" the bigger ones. The best dry fly action starts about 9 and includes light colored midges, BWO's and caddis size 20-24.

Fish species: Trout - Rainbow, Brown

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Mammoth -Yosemite Airport (MMH)

Person Fishing in a stream

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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