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Fishing report 

Conditions, catches, and recent trout plants

Welcome to Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods report on fishing and what's working at all your favorite spots along the Highway 4 corridor


Friday October 13, 2023



      New from The Department Of Fish and Wildlife. As of January of 2023 you will be able to obtain your fishing license during the year and will be good for 365 days instead of the calendar year.



















Stop by Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods for all of your outdoor and fishing needs. Let Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods be your one stop shop for everything from camping, freshwater fishing, and fly fishing. We carry a broad line of fly fishing products including rods, reels, and waders from Redington, St. Croix rods, extensive fly assortment, and everything you need for your trout fishing experience. We now carry Fishpond, Umpqua, Outcast Boats, and Buff UV multi-functional head wear for protection against damage from extended sun exposure. We also stock a wide range of Footwear, including our new footwear, Cobian Footwear and Northside. We also stock Suncloud Polarized Sunglasses, along with a wide array of various brand sunglasses. Check out our huge selection of Berkley Power Bait and a wide selection of trout and bass lures for example Panther Martin spinners, Kastmasters, Yamamoto Senko, Daiwa Baits, River2Sea Whopper Ploppers and S Waver,  and Zoom Baits. We carry Daiwa rods and reels, and  along with other major brands.


For more local information go to our front page and click on the Fishing Resources. Then click on the Take Me Fishing tab. Then click on the map and in the address tab type in 925 Hwy 4 Arnold CA 95223. The map will show White Pines Lake. From here you can move the map up the Highway to all fishing locations. For rigging information and knots click on the fishing tab and under the learn tab go to to the learn to fish and click on that tab. This will show various ways to tie knots and how to set up rigs for any kind of fishing. Click on the tab, How To Fly Fish section. There is great deal of information on this page with instruction included with video. Feel free to contact us any time.

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WHITE PINES:   Bait casters should try using Corn, Garlic Chartreuse, and Garlic Rainbow. , Berkley Garlic scent Power Eggs, NEW Berkley garlic scented Mice Tails on a sliding sinker rig. You can also float a night crawler. Fly fishermen should try woolly buggers, sparrow nymphs, para adams, blue wing olive, ants, caddis, and bead head nymphs. Lure casters should try Panther Martin's, Rooster Tails, Kastmasters.


LAKE ALPINE: Baitcasters should try using Berkley Powerbait and Berkley Power Eggs using a sliding sinker rig or try floating a nightcrawler.

Fly fishermen should try sparrow nymphs, woolly buggers, para adams, mosquitoes, blue wing olive, and caddis. Trollers should try using a wedding ring, phoebe, needlefish behind your favorite dodger tipped with a night crawler.


SPICER RES: Trollers should try wedding rings, needlefish. hoochies, speedy shiners, and triple teazers behind a dodger or troll tipped with a night crawler.


NORTH FORK OF THE STANISLAUS:  Lure casters should try Panther Martin Spinners, try the NEW dual flash Panther Martin, Mepps, Kastmasters, and Thomas Buoyant lures. Fly fishing will be tough due to higher than normal flows if you do fly fish you should try bead woolly buggers, bead head nymphs, adams, stimulators, stone fly nymphs, blue wing olive, light cahill, caddis, and ants. Bait casters should try salmon eggs, nightcrawlers, Berkley garlic scented mice tails, Berkley garlic eggs on a split shot rig.









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