Intake II Pond / Bishop Area

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Lake Name: Intake II Pond  

Road condition:   Paved  

Day hike fishing: Middle Fork of Bishop Creek

Region: White Mountain Ranger District (760) 876-6200  Area/description: Bishop Creek drainage

Species: Rainbow, Browns and some Brookies

Closest town or supplies: Lake resorts or Bishop

Contacts: Parcher’s Resort (760) 872-0334; South Lake Landing; : Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center (760) 873-8405; Barret’s Outfitters (760) 872-3830; Brock’s Flyfishing Specialists (760) 872-3581; Culver’s Sporting Goods (760) 872-8361; Mac’s Sporting Goods (760) 872-9201

Facilities: Wheelchair accessible fishing pier

Nearest campground: Intake and Intake Walk-in Campgrounds

Boating: Boating is restricted although float tubes are allowed

Fishing season: General 

Tips: On winters with lots of snow pack, Intake II is often the only open water fishing in the canyon.

Favorite lures or bait: Use small lures such as Kastmasters, Daredevils and Panther-Martins.  Bring smaller lures, but have a variety of color combinations to entice both shallow and deep cruising trout. (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Lures and Bait)

Favorite fly patterns: Fly & Bubble technique with small nymphs such as Hare’s Ear, Zug Bug, Bead-Head Prince Nymph, Pheasant Tail or a Tellico Shrimp or streamsers such as Woolly Buggers or an Olive Matukas (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Fly Patterns and Techniques)

Stocking information: 16,000

Additional information: Intake II pond is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike

Nearby fishing: Bishop Creek, South Lake, Sabrina Lake and North Lake

Directions: Follow the South Lake directions.  Just past South Lake Road turn-off, look for the pond on your left.


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This page contains a single entry by David Archer published on January 20, 2008 8:01 PM.

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