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« Reply #25 on: January 22, 2013, 07:23:02 AM »
Trail to Poore Lake with the West Walker River in view
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« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2013, 06:44:41 AM »
Finally make it to Poore Lake, a very low Poore Lake. 

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« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2013, 07:30:51 AM »
Good fishing spot at Poore Lake - Toiyabe National Forrest
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« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2013, 06:45:49 AM »
All I caught this day was Brook Trout at Poore Lake, but they were big.  Up to 18" at this lake.

On this outing, I was using my two-fly set-up. This set-up has been real successful set-up for me the last few years.  I usually use a dry fly as my attractor and wet fly for subsurface.  My favorite set-up is using a large streamer with a tailing nymph. More flies equal more fish, and you can take that to the bank!

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« Reply #29 on: January 26, 2013, 07:27:50 AM »
Poore Lake looking towards the dam

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« Reply #30 on: January 28, 2013, 07:16:02 AM »
Secret Lake - Toiyabe National Forrest

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« Reply #31 on: January 29, 2013, 07:29:00 AM »
Secret Lake, about 2 or 2 1/2 miles from the trailhead, offers a nice secluded and pretty spot for fishing or figuring out the worlds problems if so inclined.  It is a bit difficult to fish due to the dense trees and weedbeds, so a float tube would work great hear.

 
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Re: 2013 Eastern Sierra Photos
« Reply #32 on: January 30, 2013, 07:25:20 AM »
On the trail to Roosevelt & Lanes Lakes
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« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2013, 12:02:49 PM »
Used to be nice Cutt's in there but it gets a lot of camping pressure these days including large groups..(IMO)
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« Reply #34 on: January 31, 2013, 05:18:59 PM »
There are campsites around Roosevelt Lake, but the best sites are at Lane Lake and are more secluded.  In the summer these lakes are a popular destination and they get fished hard.  I only been fishing this area the last 15 years, but the old timers tell me the fishing used to be a lot better with bigger fish.

I did fine here with mostly Brookies and an occasional Cutt.  Average about 8”to 12”with a few north of that.  There is a daily 2 bag limit on both lakes.  I was here before the crowds in May 2012.
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« Reply #35 on: February 01, 2013, 07:11:13 AM »
Another shot of Roosevelt Lake on my way to Lane Lake - Toiyabe National Forrest

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« Reply #36 on: February 01, 2013, 08:31:08 AM »
Grant in the June Lk loop
 :mad: Sorry... Waaaaaay out of line I was on a much earlier post!
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« Reply #37 on: February 01, 2013, 09:04:32 AM »
That's OK Tex.  Your right of course, that's Grant Lake.  Surprised so many guessed it when it looked like a mud hole! :lol2:
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« Reply #38 on: February 04, 2013, 07:32:41 AM »
Lane Lake - Toiyabe National Forrest.  Roosevelt and Lane lakes are connected together by a narrow creek.

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« Reply #39 on: February 04, 2013, 12:57:09 PM »
These are of the Tuttle Creek Ashram. A little off the beaten path, used by climbers and  Buddhists.  It was built in 1928 by a mystic and his followers. The Sierras has given rise to many spiritual movements. It's no wonder. Hard to not believe in something when you look at the light on the  mountains or  the treasures they contain.

Sorry about the quality, they are digital snaps from an album. I don't have a flatbed scanner. Local folk, mostly from Lone Pine keep it maintained.  The flags are Tibetan prayer flags. The building is in the middle of the big wall pic. Almost a find Waldo.  It's located between North and South Tuttle Creek. I first went there after bushwacking up the canyon fishing in the 70's. It's in better condition now than it was then.





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« Reply #40 on: February 04, 2013, 03:43:19 PM »
I always thought it was called the “Stone House”.  I know the locals I talked in town mostly called it “The Ashram”.  Very unique shaped structure and a bit off the beaten path as you said.  Thanks charlie! :clap:
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« Reply #41 on: February 04, 2013, 04:27:13 PM »
WS, have to throw a few things in to pay you back for all these great fishing lake pictures! :twothumbs: :fishing4:


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« Reply #42 on: February 06, 2013, 07:36:57 AM »
Trail to Fremont Lake - Toiyabe National Forrest

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« Reply #43 on: February 09, 2013, 08:26:54 AM »
West Walker River at Leavitt Meadows

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« Reply #44 on: February 11, 2013, 07:35:01 AM »
West Walker River, where it runs through the Levitt Meadows Campground

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« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2013, 07:46:00 AM »
These pictures are pure torture!
Thank for sharing!

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« Reply #46 on: February 12, 2013, 03:59:40 PM »
Awesome! I have never been to the West Walker River, but I've heard great things. Those pictures were enough to convince me to go this year.  :clap:

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« Reply #47 on: February 12, 2013, 09:29:13 PM »
These pictures are pure torture!
Thank for sharing!


Just killing time like the rest of us, but with pictures.  Spring will be here soon!
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« Reply #48 on: February 12, 2013, 09:34:41 PM »
Awesome! I have never been to the West Walker River, but I've heard great things. Those pictures were enough to convince me to go this year.  :clap:



During the Spring run-off it can be too high and dirty to the fish West Walker River.  Once the snow melt is over, the West Walker River has some great fishing opportunities for fishing, usually by late June.  Last year was odd as it was a dry year and was fishable in May!
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« Reply #49 on: February 12, 2013, 11:55:11 PM »


During the Spring run-off it can be too high and dirty to the fish West Walker River.  Once the snow melt is over, the West Walker River has some great fishing opportunities for fishing, usually by late June.  Last year was odd as it was a dry year and was fishable in May!


Ok, thanks for the info wshawkins! That should work out perfectly for me, I plan on heading up to the creek the 3rd week of June.