The river is running great at 315 to 370 CFM

East Carson River (CA) - Markleeville, CA (Alpine County)

by Doug Busey

The river is running great at 315 to 370 CFM. The CDFW planted the river this week with catchable trout, and the Alpine County F&G has planted the river the last two weeks and is scheduled to plant next week with larger rainbow trout. Fishing has been off the hook you might say. The Carson River Resort will start its 5th annual fishing derby on July 4th and run until 6pm on the 6th. The largest fish weighed in will win a free night stay at the resort. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded at that time. Any fish weighed in can be kept or donated to the Tahoe Wildlife Care to feed their resident Bald Eagle. Each night between 5 and 8 PM will be live entertainment by local bands. On the 5th and 6th will be an all American  BBQ  starting at 1 PM and going all day for a cost of $12 per person. What more could you ask for? A river full of fish, a bbq and live entertainment, plus a chance to win a free night in one of their cabins. For more information,or to get your picture taken with your catch, stop by the Carson River Resort.

Good luck on your next fishing adventure. If you have a question. a report in our local fishing area or have a photo of your catch, send it to [email protected]. Hope to see you on the waters. Good fishin' and tight lines.