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Hilton Lakes 5, 6, 7, 8
« on: May 08, 2012, 04:27:40 PM »
Hello all,

Similar to the question I just posted about Ruby Lake, how's the fishing at Hilton's 5, 6, 7, and 8?  I've been to 1 - 4 and had great results with C&R a variety of sizes and types of trout.  I know the Hilton's are a little more sensitive for folks so feel free to PM me if you'd like.  I'm just looking to have some success up there this year.

Cheers,
Brian

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Re: Hilton Lakes 5, 6, 7, 8
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2012, 08:19:45 PM »
The upper Hiltons are always interesting to fish, as you never know what you will catch.  I mostly caught Brookies at 5, 6 and 7 and golden Hybrids at 8.  But also caught golden hybrids at 5 & 6 (but rarely).  Fishing is good but the fish are skittish.  The usually flys work her.  Sight casting worked best for me.  Trout are a bit smaller in the upper Hiltons with 6-12 range.  Ill let you discover on your own where the bigger ones lie. 

Use the stealth approach and you should do just fine.
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Re: Hilton Lakes 5, 6, 7, 8
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2012, 10:07:08 AM »
Cool, thanks.  I have no issues with finding out on my own - that's been most of my experience.  :)  That's part of the fun too! 

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Re: Hilton Lakes 5, 6, 7, 8
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 11:46:30 AM »
Some ok fish in #5, small in 6,7,8. I usually just go above 5 to explore and take pictures. Such better fishing in 2,3,&4. Really not had much luck in Davis for years, although there are some big browns hiding there. Emphasis on the hiding part. Good Luck.
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Re: Hilton Lakes 5, 6, 7, 8
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 04:33:41 PM »
Thanks Packer.  I'm definitely going up for the view as well.  Nothing like being on top of the world. :)