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Did you think you had to go to Minnesota to enjoy ice fishing? Not so ! We have it right here in the High Sierras of Northern California at Caples Lake Joe and Chuck (pictured left), ventured out today ice fishing on Caples Lake. They found the ice is about a foot thick, and fairly easy to cut … Continue reading
Our guests Chris Rea, Chris Howmiller, Blake Kitching, Lucas Elliot, and Derick Bond took advantage of the sled hill, ramp and jump we have behind the lodge. The kids were catching big air and practicing their tricks. Who knows maybe we will see one of them in the next Winter Olympics. We also have a … Continue reading
Good morning! If you’re not here, you should be. It’s the best snow of the year, no question! We have another perfect powder day here at Caples and next door at Kirkwood! This storm gave us 14″ to 21″ of fresh snow! We will have amazing conditions top to bottom thanks to Mother Nature. The Mountain is 100% OPEN … 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.
I just made the short 12 mile drive to hope valley yesterday and the colors are starting to peak. The Aspen trees are turning to the most spectacular colors I’ve seen up here in years. We still have good availability in our lodge rooms and our cabins, all the trail heads are open so come … Continue reading
Today, Mike Harris from Roseville caught this 23” 3lb.Rainbow trolling close to the dam. He was using flashers, about 3’ of leader and a worm about 20’ down.
Today, Jansson Voss-Ravize, and his dad J.T., drove up from Glenbrook Nevada to pay us a visit. J.T. and Jansson took out one of our 12 foot fishing boats for a couple hours. They were floating by the dam using peach Power-Bait when Jansson hooked this monster 13” ½ lb. Rainbow trout. Great job Jansson … Continue reading
Yesterday, Jay, Matol, Jeff, and Jim, from Eldorado hills were trolling by the dam in one of our 14’ rental boats, when they started catching fish. They say the fish were biting everything they threw at them. They were fishing about 20 foot deep. Rick Wiesner, from Lodi caught a realy nice 2 lb rainbow … Continue reading
Last evening, our guest’s Dave Kennedy, Dave Stapes, and Manny Amaral, were trolling in the East shore of the lake using night crawlers 24’ deep when they started getting bites, after a couple hrs the 3 of them filled this stringer up with Rainbow “planters.” Looks like its fish for dinner to me.
Today, young Matthew Platz, from Stockton and his Dad Roy rented one of our 12 foot fishing boats. They were fishing in the middle of the lake trolling back and forth between the dam and the spillway, using black broke-back Rapalas, about 20’ deep. It only took them a little bit to catch dinner; the … Continue reading