West Carson River Update

Carson River - West Fork (CA) - Markleeville, CA (Alpine County)

by Liz Weirauch

Flows average: 121 cfs, running median flows It sure is pretty looking! Was stocked last week across from Hope Valley Campground, those fish have pretty much been dinner. You might take a walk away from where the crowds are. A note, if you pick up a wild trout, please let it go, If using bait, just cut the line, no longer are viable trout being stocked. Dries: Elk Hair Caddis, Stimulator , Stone, adams in a 16, Pale Morning Dun mayfly size 14. Nymphs: Hare's ear, PT, Prince nymph (always a go-to!), zebra midges, WD-40.