Here’s an interesting story that showed up in the Fresno Bee. A lake in Yosemite that hasn’t had gold mining activity suddenly shows up with a fish that’s unfit for human consumption because of high mercury levels and scientists don’t know why.
Free Fishing Day is a twice-yearly event where the DFG waives the license requirement . It’s a great day to go out, have some fun with the family, and enjoy the beauty of Yosemite and the Sierra. Give it a try!
You probably don’t think of Yosemite and “world class angling” in the same sentence. But check out this 17.4lb fish caught just a few miles up the road from Yosemite?
Roughly 60 miles north of Yosemite, Valley Springs California has been the setting for as many as 14 sniper attacks in recent weeks. Fortunately no on has been hurt. When 2 men went on a shooting spree up the interstate highways around Washington D.C. it was national news and on the front page of every [...]
Bridge over Lake Don Pedro just outside Yosemite National Park. Photo by Brad Fults. Jason Earlywine and a buddy got the shock of a lifetime when a night fishing trip netted the two fishermen what they thought were piranha’s Don Pedro Reservoir just outside Yosemite. Unions Democrat: Earlywine, who works at Rawhide Meat Processing in [...]
Here’s another great video from September of some great fly fishing in the South Fork of the Merced River. Fall is a great time to go fishing in Yosemite but don’t forget to get your California Fishing License. There’s more information on what you need and where to go around Yosemite to fish on our [...]
Press Enterprise: Yosemite National Park official say a 62-year-old Mariposa County man is dead after falling on rocky terrain. Park officials say the body of Keith Robinson of Midpines was found Tuesday near Windy Point, a paved pull-out area alongside Highway 140 near the Arch Rock Entrance to the park. After failing to return home [...]
Releasing a small rainbow in the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne. Photo by Volker Neumann. Many visitors to Yosemite look at the nearly dry waterfalls and slow flowing rivers of late summer and think what a shame it is to have missed the grand floods of spring. Not fly fishermen though, for us late summer [...]
It’s March in California and a different type of madness has struck the local fishermen in the area. No not basketball but the new regulations are out. The regulations books tell you when you can fish certain waters in California, how many fish you can keep (or can’t), whether or not barbless hooks are requires [...]
In a shallow victory for environmentalists and those of us who live along the Tuolumne, San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission has dropped plans to siphon off an additional 25 million gallons of water a day from the already flagging river. East Bay Express: “San Francisco’s plan to take an additional 25 million gallons of water [...]