Fishing in the City - Eastern Sierra Area

2020 Fishing and Outreach Events

Due to shelter-in-place orders, all scheduled events are postponed or cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates.

You can access our new fishing tutorial videos to fish on your own. Please remember to abide by your local "shelter in place" guidelines and maintain social distancing.

Except on "Free Fishing Day", a California Sport Fishing License is required for persons 16 years of age and over when fishing.

Event Date Time Location
Blake Jones Trout Derby 3/14/2020 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds
475 Sierra Street
Bishop, CA 93514
Bishop City Earth Day 4/18/2020 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bishop City Park
636 N Main
Bishop, CA 93514
Kids Fish Camp 4/25-26/2020 TBD

*Pre-enrollment required
Bishop City Park
636 N Main
Bishop, CA 93514
Mule Days Kids Fishing Derby 5/23-24/2020 TBD

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Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds
475 Sierra Street
Bishop, CA 93514
Trout Fest 6/27/2020 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hot Creek Trout Hatchery
121 Hot Creek Hatchery Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Kids Fishing Festival 7/25/2020 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Snowcreek Resort
1254 Old Mammoth Road
Mammoth lakes, CA 93546
Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair Kids Fishing Derby 9/5-6/2020 TBD

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Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds
475 Sierra Street
Bishop, CA 93514





Volunteer

Seeking volunteers with an interest in:

  • Fishing
  • Fly Tying
  • Fly Casting
  • Spin Casting
  • Trout Cleaning
  • Trout Anatomy / Dissections
  • Aquatic Macroinvertebrates
  • Knot Tying and Rigging
  • Fish Printing (Gyotaku)
  • Trout Cooking
  • Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Ethical Angling / Regulations

The volunteer will assist with youth fishing events and must be willing to teach children.

If interested in volunteering, please email Julia Swanson at Julia.Swanson@wildlife.ca.gov

Last update : 7/30/2020 1:46:37 PM