Wild Flower season 2013 in the Carson Pass area is starting early. Pictures here are from the hike I took on May 19th of the tiny wild flowers, and Meiss Meadows with no snow, from Schneider Cow Camp road up to Little Round Top. Have a great summer, John Voss, Caples Lake Resort.
Early warm weather allowed us to open this Mother’s Day weekend… <- However -> we will be closing this week Monday – Thursday to repair and reseal the driveways and parking lots. We will be open again for regular operations Friday May 17th Store, Boat Rentals, Boat Launch hours are: 8 am till 6pm For Reservations … Continue reading
5/6 Weather @ Caples Lake Resort: ♦ Caples Lake thawed 4/30/2013 ♦ Snowed 4” last night (5/5) ♦ Weather forecast is better starting Thursday ♦ We have started putting docks in the water ♦ We plan to Be OPEN Friday 5/10/2013 → With Rental Boats in the water → Store OPEN with tackle and bait → And plan to open for lodging 5/10/2013 √ The … Continue reading
Caples Lake was still about 80% covered in a thin sheet of ice on 4-29 It is going away quickly. 4/30 - the only ice I can see is on the eastern shore and in emigrant cove. There is lots of ice free water around the edges plenty of room to cast a line especially … Continue reading
What a difference a week makes!!! Pictures taken 4/22/2013: Caples Lake still has a good coat of ice on the surface but is ice free around the edges. If history holds true, it should be “iced out” by the first of May. Caples Lake water level at 8 am this morning was 52.42 feet and E.I.D has … Continue reading
Winter weather came through again last night dropping 10 to 12 inches of fresh powder. The weather forecast indicates a high pressure system due in this week, bringing temperatures back up into the 60’s by the weekend. We are still expecting Caples Lake to thaw by mid May. Keep checking here for current Lake conditions Lake level currently at … Continue reading
Here is a picture of Bear River Reservoir March 22, 2013. Bear is 24 miles west on Highway 88, toward Jackson at 6000 feet elevation. It thawed over a week ago. Historically Caples Lake has thawed about 6 weeks after Bear River Reservoir. This puts ice out at Caples Lake the first part of May. Which … Continue reading
Good Morning! At Caples Lake Resort and Kirkwood we received 2′ of new snow overnight! We have amazing conditions, top to bottom, with a perfect base and a new layer of wonderful dry fluffy snow. We have another storm set to hit Monday and Tuesday bringing us even more snow! They now have 40 km of Nordic, trackset and … Continue reading
Yesterday, our guests Jim and Jan Riley, from Lodi were out in their boat fishing, when Jan caught this nice 1 ½ lb German Brown trout trolling with flashers and a worm about 15 foot deep. Jim made our blog a couple weeks ago with his 2 lb Rainbow.
Chris Bugna, age 9 from Tustin, Ca. was one of our guests this weekend, and today he went out with his dad and grandpa and skunked both of them with these nice pan size Rainbows. Another bit of good news this was Chris’s first fishing trip and these are the first fish he ever caught, Great job … Continue reading