Eagle Canyon Lake Fishout

8 Flycasters spent two days fishing Eagle Canyon Lakes outside of Red Bluff. These are private pay lakes and are stocked with big Lassen trout (8 – 20 lbs). We drove up Wednesday Feb. 8th, stayed at the Best Western and fished the 9th and 10th. Weather was great and almost everyone caught multiple fish. I think Jim Cramer was the hot rod with 11 fish landed, the largest about 15 pounds. There did not appear to be any specific lure that worked. We caught fish on wooly buggers, Pheasant Tails, articulated flies, Prince Nymphs, Copper Johns, etc…. The lakes are easy to fish from shore or by wading. Everyone had a good time both fishing and socializing plus we had a couple of great dinners. Here’s a couple of photos …

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And don't bother to bring a net as they have BIG nets there. Plus, I don't think anyone in the club has one big enough.

 

Bob Shoberg

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