Originally Posted by planettrout
I have been fishing the East Walker River since 1975. Talk to Jim Reid, the owner of Ken's in Bridgeport. The water conditions this year are awful, since the water content of the limited snow pack was 17% of normal.I have made a personal choice to not
fish that river this year. The flows may be found here:
USGS Current Conditions for USGS 10293000 E WALKER RV NR BRIDGEPORT, CA
In the last good water year, 2 years ago, it looked like this in the Miracle Mile section...
...it will not look anything like that when you are there...
I'll be up in the Bridgeport area in September, and plan to focus on stillwater fishing for this same reason. Hopefully, next year will be an entirely different scenario up there.
The EW gets plenty of pressure, especially in the miracle mile. I'll let it rest this time around...solid advice.