Middle Fork of the Stanislaus Fishout – Sept. 5-8
Fishmasters – Dave Pallone and Wade Goertz
Location – Hwy 108 about 60 miles east of Sonora, Brightman Flat Campground
We will fish these possible locations:
- Kennedy Meadows for 2 miles up from the resort restaurant /store
- Pigeon Flat picnic area
- Dardanelle Bridge on the down river side of the road
- Along Brightman Flat campground
- The Clark fork
The fee for this fishout is $60 which includes dinner Friday and Saturday, 3 breakfasts, and 3 lunches. Thursday dinner at the Kennedy Resort is to be paid by you. You are also responsible to reserve your own campsite. There is a fee of $15 for a camp site that can handle up to 3 tents. Sites are first come, first serves and there are no reservations allowed.
This fishout is the weekend after Labor Day and before deer season. This is a great place to kick back and fish for trout. Fishing is mostly small stream for Rainbow and Brown trout. Waders are optional and 3-5 wt rods are recommended. There are 14 tent only sites with up to 3 tents per site. Sites have piped non-potable water. Free potable water is available at the Dardanelle resort along with toilets, showers/laundry facilities.
Fly patterns: Elk Hair caddis, parachute adams, baetis, royal wulffs, Quigly cripples, Flashback pheasant tails, copper johns, fox pupas, etc…