Laurel Lakes / Mammoth Lakes Area

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Lake Name: Laurel Lakes      Elevation: 10,000

Road condition:   Dirt road to 4x4 spur road that is best suited to high-clearance 4x4 vehicles with short axle spacing.

Day hike fishing: A challenging and steep 4.5 mile hike

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Lake size: 2 and 8 acres    Species: Golden trout

Closest town or supplies: Mammoth Lakes

Contacts: Mammoth Lakes Visitor Bureau (888) 466-2666 / (760)-924-5500; Rick’s Sports Center (760) 934-3416; The Trout Fitter fly shop (760) 934-2517.

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Fishing restrictions: Barbless flies and lures and a 14-inch minimum, two-fish limit

Fishing season: General        Best times:


Favorite lures or bait: (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Lures and Bait)

Favorite fly patterns: (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Fly Patterns and Techniques)

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Nearby fishing: Sherwin Lakes, Mammoth Lakes

Directions: From Highway 395 turn west at the junction with Highway 203.  One of the first exit roads from Highway 203 will be the Sherwin Creek Road, which is a dirt road. Look for the Laurel Lakes Jeep Road and Trail at about a mile.  This demanding jeep road is approximately 4.5 miles to the lake, and it does require a high-clearance 4x4.


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This page contains a single entry by David Archer published on January 20, 2008 8:35 PM.

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