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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #250 on: December 08, 2016, 06:28:53 AM »
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« Reply #251 on: December 08, 2016, 06:29:33 AM »
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #252 on: December 08, 2016, 06:30:17 AM »
Parker Lake's Outlet


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« Reply #253 on: December 08, 2016, 06:31:07 AM »
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #254 on: December 08, 2016, 06:32:05 AM »
Parker Lake and Parker Peak





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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #255 on: December 08, 2016, 03:08:45 PM »
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #256 on: December 09, 2016, 06:26:51 AM »
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« Reply #257 on: December 09, 2016, 06:27:52 AM »
Parker Lake


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #258 on: December 09, 2016, 06:30:10 AM »
Last of the Parker Lake photos.  Next up is the beautiful June Lake Loop...............


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #259 on: December 09, 2016, 09:07:48 AM »
Ah yes, the old CSI Lake, but I don't think the secret ever got out how Chris W caught those huge browns there. Great Photos!
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #260 on: December 09, 2016, 02:31:59 PM »
I tried copying what I though Chris W used, but was skunked out.  Went back to my fly’s but this is a difficult lake to fish as most of you fisherpersons know.  Caught two my last time out, one 20” Brown and one 18” Brookie.  This is a rare Eastern Sierra lake where you can catch both large Browns and Brookies in the same lake!


20” Parker Lake Brown Trout

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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #261 on: December 10, 2016, 06:37:23 AM »
Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016

June Lake Loop


The June Lake Loop is located in the heart of California's Eastern Sierra Nevada.  June Lake Loop has great trout fishing, hiking and excellent lodgings available.  Most important for this thread, the fall colors were exploding at June Lake Loop and nearby canyons.  It's like the switch just flipped and June Lake Loop was just spectacular overnight!



June Lake - June Lake Loop

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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #262 on: December 10, 2016, 06:38:48 AM »
After the storm - June Lake - June Lake Loop


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #263 on: December 10, 2016, 06:40:54 AM »
Gull Lake - June Lake Loop





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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #264 on: December 10, 2016, 06:42:46 AM »
Gull Lake - June Lake Loop





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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #265 on: December 10, 2016, 06:44:02 AM »
Gull Lake - June Lake Loop





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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #266 on: December 10, 2016, 08:24:07 AM »
Ah yes, the old CSI Lake, but I don't think the secret ever got out how Chris W caught those huge browns there. Great Photos!

Chris was nice enough to supply me with some of the "magic" devices. Still need to go there and put them to use.
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #267 on: December 10, 2016, 10:08:42 AM »
They work.I keep thinking I might catch Henry or one of his offspring out of Rock Creek Lake some day!
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #268 on: December 11, 2016, 04:33:12 AM »
Chris was gracious enough to share 3 of his fav lures, I believe I've lost one.

I haven't had the luck he has had. But he did share with me a fairly unique way he fished them as well. I have adapted slightly some of his tips and have had some luck.
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #269 on: December 11, 2016, 05:28:32 AM »
I remember him stating that he would cast 350 to 400 casts up there at Parker...er, CSI Lake, or at least that's the number that stuck in my mind.  It hurts to think about casting that much!

Colors are beautiful, wshawkins!
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #270 on: December 12, 2016, 06:38:07 AM »
June Lake Loop - Gull Lake


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #271 on: December 12, 2016, 06:39:00 AM »
June Lake Loop - Gull Lake


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« Reply #272 on: December 12, 2016, 06:39:49 AM »
June Lake Loop - Gull Lake


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #273 on: December 12, 2016, 06:40:32 AM »
June Lake Loop - Gull Lake


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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #274 on: December 12, 2016, 06:41:24 AM »
June Lake Loop - Gull Lake


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