Sat, May 11 | Frenchman Lake

Fishout: Frenchman's Lake - May 2019

Fish-out / Campout 2 days Frenchman's in search of Eagle Lake Trout
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Fishout: Frenchman's Lake - May 2019

Time & Location

May 11, 2019, 9:00 AM – May 12, 2019, 8:00 PM
Frenchman Lake, Frenchman Lake, California, USA

About The Event

Frenchmans Lake's altitude is 5600 feet, Average depth is 35 feet, deepest spot is 100 feet.

Area of lake is 2.5 square miles, with numerous coves. Primary species is Eagle Lake rainbows.

Directions: Either drive up to Reno, then north on Hwy 395, then West on Hwy 70 to Chilcoot, or go via Truckee, North on 89N to Hwy 70, then East to Chilcoot. Follow signs from Chilcoot north into Frenchmans.

Meeting Location / Time: Frenchmans Lunker Point, launch area @ 8:00 - 9:00 am.

This is a Fish-out / Campout starting 5/11 am, and finishing 5/12 pm. Campsites are first come, first served in this early season.. There is still snow around as of mid April, but should be clear by 5/11.

Fishout Leaders: Roco Fasone, 530-263-4024, and Dave Ackerman, 714-337-3972‬,

Strategy: Stillwater, Streamers, Bait Fish patterns, Nymphing and Midge Indicator Fishing...

Rods: 4wt & 5wt

Line: Floating, intermediate and sinking

Leaders: 10 ft 3X, 4X

Tippets: 4X, 5X

Flies: Sheeps Creek Special, Leach Patterns, Bait Fish patterns, Wiggles tails, Seal Buggers, AP Emergers, Calibates, Black Sally, Red Copper Johns, Chironomids, Blood Midges...etc...

Gear: Float Tube, Pontoon Boat, Anchors, Warm clothes...Big Nets

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