BLUE LAKES (UPPER AND LOWER):
Upper Blue Lake: No report.
Lower Blue Lake: No report.
BOCA RESERVOIR: No report.
BRIDGEPORT RESERVOIR: Andrew Sears of Ken's Sporting Goods Store reported, "A 4.2 pound rainbow came out of the reservoir on a nightcrawler. The fishing has been good. The weather has been windy, with off-and-on rain."
CAPLES LAKE: No report.
CARSON RIVERS (EAST AND WEST) IN CALIF.:
East Carson River: Some limits in the Silver Creek area on red salmon eggs or Power Bait.
West Carson River: Good fishing with lots of limits of planters, up to 1.5 pounds, on red salmon eggs.
A youngster camped at the Hope Valley campground caught a 4-pound, 4-ounce German brown on a Rapala lure in the Charity Valley area.
CONVICT LAKE AND CONVICT CREEK: David DeSurra of the Convict Lake Resort checked in with this update, "The first weekend of May continued to turn out some very nice rainbow trout. Nine of the heaviest were courtesy of the Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game."
Convict Lake: The largest trout were a 7.78 pounder taken on yellow Power Bait from the north shore and a 5.68 pounder on rainbow Power Bait from the Jetty.
Convict Creek: The largest trout was a 3.10 pounder caught on a nightcrawler.
CROWLEY LAKE: Heather Topp of the Crowley Lake Fish Camp said, "Bait fishermen were doing best with lemon-twist Power Bait or inflated nightcrawlers. They were fishing in 10-15 feet of water at McGee Bay or Alligator Point. Limits were being caught in an average of 1-hour, 20-minutes.
Trollers were scoring with Needlefish, Bikini, or broken-back, J-7, Rapala lures."
DAVIS LAKE: No report.
EAGLE LAKE: Closed until the Saturday before Memorial Day.
FRENCHMAN RESERVOIR: No report.
HEENAN LAKE: Closed until the Friday before Labor Day.
HOBART RESERVOIR: No report.
INDIAN CREEK RESERVOIR: Not very good due to the windy conditions.
JUNE LAKE LOOP (GRANT-GULL-JUNE-SILVER LAKES-RUSH CREEK): John Logue of Ernie's Tackle Store at June Lake checked in with, "It was a little slow this week due to the weather. The best action has been with Sierra Gold or rainbow Power Bait."
Grant Lake: A 4.4 pound rainbow on green Power Bait.
Gull Lake: No report.
June Lake: A 7.5 pound rainbow on rainbow-select Power Bait.
Silver Lake: No report.
Rush Creek: No report.
KIRMAN (CARMEN) LAKE: No report.
LAHONTAN RESERVOIR: No report.
LUNDY LAKE: No report.
MAMMOTH LAKES AREA:
NORTH POND: No report.
Benton Crossing (Up): No report.
Benton Crossing (Down): No report.
POORE-SECRET-ROOSEVELT-LANE LAKES: No report.
PYRAMID LAKE: The Gilly Sporting Goods Store provided this update, "
RED LAKE: No report.
SACRAMENTO RIVER: No report.
SILVER LAKE: No report.
SOUTH-NORTH-INTAKE 2-BISHOP CREEK (WEST OF BISHOP):
South Lake: No report.
North Lake: No report.
Intake No. 2: No report.
Sabrina Lake: No report.
Bishop Creek: No report.
STAMPEDE RESERVOIR: No report.
LAKE TAHOE - North Shore: Mickey Daniels of Mickey's Big Mack Charters said, "We've been catching 10-12 Mackinaw on each trip. We're fishing in 250-450 feet of water, very early in the morning, in front of the Carnelian Bay-King's Beach area. We are trolling with Herring Dodger flasher blades, together with pearl-colored Apex lures or live minnows."
LAKE TAHOE - SOUTH SHORE: No report.
TOPAZ LAKE: Linda Fields of the Topaz Marina reported, "We had bad weather but good fishing. There was a big group (23 boats) from Modesto, Calif. and they had a ball.
Nothing big, but lots of limits. They were using either Rapala or Super Duper lures."
LOWER TWIN LAKE: Dan Beltran of the Lower Twin Lake Resort said, "Wind and rain hammered the anglers this weekend. Chris Martin of Covina, Calif. caught a 5-pound, 10-ounce German brown on a nightcrawler. There was lots of shore fishing near the marina for planters from the Tuesday plant of 1,100 pounds of rainbow trout."
UPPER TWIN LAKE: Was windy and fishing was slow. A 3-pounder on a nightcrawler. There were a couple of 2-pounders caught in Robinson Creek on red salmon eggs.
VIRGINIA LAKES AND VIRGINIA CREEK:
Virginia Lakes: No report.
Virginia Creek: No report.
WALKER LAKE: Bob Tompkins of the Walker Lake Guide Services reported, "Fishing is not too bad but it is still not a high-speed deal."
George Rowland of Jack's Valley caught a 5.75 pound cutthroat from shore in the Barlow Beach area. He was using Power Bait with Smelly Jelly.
WALKER RIVERS (EAST-WEST-LITTLE):
East Walker River: Paul Eleshio of California nailed a 26.5-inch German brown at Raccoon Beach in Nevada on a yellow Roostertail lure. A 4.11 pound rainbow in the California section, with good fishing for anglers using Rapala lures or artificial flies.
West Walker River: No report.
Little Walker River: Easy limits of small, native Eastern brook trout on worms.
WILDHORSE RESERVOIR: Dennis Dunn of the Wildhorse Resort gave this weekly report, "Fishing is pretty good right now, even thought the weather is drizzly.
Fishermen are coming in with 8-12 pound channel cats caught on worms.
There was a 31-inch German brown taken on a nightcrawler.
The rainbows are running 13-19 inches and they are being caught on either worms or green/black spot Daredevil lures."
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: No report. Tioga Pass Road is closed.