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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
This is Debbi from the Kirkwood Cross Country & Snowshoe Center located one mile west of the resort on highway 88. The cross country day lodge houses the retail and rental shops, as well as the cross country ski school. Rentals start at 19.00 for an adult half day skis or snowshoes. Right now they have … Continue reading
Last week’s storms brought us 8 ft. of fresh snow. The forecast is calling for abundant sunshine this week. At Caples Lake Resort we can offer you cross country skiing from your front door, or you can borrow a pair of our snowshoes and head out across the frozen lake for a scenic hike. Kirkwood Ski Resort, 1 mile west of … Continue reading
Great morning! 12-12-12 must be lucky, because Kirkwood received 6”-10” of fresh snow overnight and it’s still snowing! About another 6”-10” of snow is in the forecast for today and that means powder day, powder day, powder day! Today’s temps will be in the 20s, so guests will want to dress warm and cover their … Continue reading
I was over to Kirkwood today and I am happy to say all the Lifts are open. That’s right, Kirkwood is 100% open and the skiing is just fine. I went to the “Back Side” were the sun hits first and found it to be great, then went over to the front and again the … Continue reading
Happy Holidays The most recent November weather brought us about 8-10″ of fresh new snow. We are currently closed, but we will be opening up again just before Christmas – 12-20 for the 2013 Winter Season. Our current Lodging Special is to offer Cabin 7 for rent during November 2012 at $150 per night, 2 night minimum. Give us a call at 209-258-8888, … 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.
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.