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24 Thursday, July 17, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Eastern Sierra Fishing Rep00,ri00, WEATHER: The daytime temps have been in the mid to upper 70s in the mountains, with the nighttime temperatures staying in the high 40s. The temperatures in the Owens Valley have been in the mid 90s. Bishop Creek Canyon BISHOP CREEK - One and two-pounders are coming in regularly with full stringers common for most anglers. Super Dupers, Rooster Tails are producing lots of bites. Fly fishing is very good, especially on Weir Pond with Woolly Worms, Mosquitoes and Royal Coachman. Weather is superb. LAKE SABRINA - Worms are working great on west side of lake. Fly fishing with Mosquitos working great. Zig Theiss of Riverside landed a 5-pound beauty on a Phoebe. SOUTH LAKE -The lake is full of water and full of fighting trout. DFG stockings are producing lots of limits. Trophy fish are coming out regularly. Steady baits attracting good action include Orange Natura or Orange Power Bait with Nightcrawlers coming in a close second (or third). Thomas Buoyants, Darter Jigs and trolling with Flashers and worms are pulling in some nice fish. Rapalas are snagging some monster Browns from the South Lake plant- ing. South Lake Fishing Derby continues throughout the summer. Why are you there when you could be here? NORTH LAKE - Good stringers are the norm Alpers stocking on the north fork is producing some tremendous catches. Intake Two is absolutely marvelous, with plenty of limits. Best baits include Orange Power Bait, Darter Jigs, and Mealworms. Lures -- try Thomas Buoyants, and Rooster Tails. Fly fishers use Olive Matukas, Royal Coachman and Green Mosquitos. Owens River OWENS RIVER- River is still high, but fishing is good with Mosquitos and Adams. Crickets always are winners. Bull trout not listed as endangered Efforts by the Nevada Division of Wildlife to inventory bull trout populations in the Jarbidge River system of Elko County have contributed to a decision to not list them as Service Forum GOOD OLE BOBS 500 raised print cards Choice of Designs 3 colors ink, Only $14.95 727-6222 Leslie at Mesclu KHWK Radio From Pahrump to Bishop threatened or endangered. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it intends to list bull trout populations in the Pacific Northwest as either threatened or endangered. Nevada's bull trout will be excluded from the listing. NDOW has found that Nevada's bull trout population is stable, or may be expanding. The fish will be featured on Nevada's 1998-99 trout stamp. Hunter Education Class A hunter education class will be held July 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Valley View Recreation Center, Basic and Harris, in Henderson. Students must attend the entire course and pass a written exam to receive Nevada hunter education cards. Fee for the class is $5 and is payable at the door. To register for the class call the Nevada Division of Wildlife at 486-5127. Fishing workshops set for Ely The Nevada Division of Wildlife and Nevada Division of State Parks will hold three free fishing workshops beginning Friday in Ely and at Cave Lake. A fly tying workshop will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Mt. Wheeler Power Station in Ely. It is designed for beginning and intermediate fly tiers. All equipment and materials will be provided by NDOW. Basic fly fishing instruc- tion will be given Saturday during a 9-11 a.m. class at nearby Cave Lake. Instruc- tion will be given in fly cast- ing and fly fishing techniques. A two-hour beginners fishing clinic will be held Saturday at Cave Lake be- ginning at 10 a.m. It will cover the fundamentals of fishing for trout. For information call NDOW's Las Vegas office at 486- 5127. Wanted: Weekend volunteers at Ash = Meadows NWR Are you looking for quiet weekends in the country? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Then volunteering at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge might be for you. Weekend volunteers are needed at the refuge in Amargosa Valley to greet visitors at the office and at other sites on the refuge and to answer their questions. Training will be provided. Benefits include learning about this unique oasis in the desert, viewing wildlife and wildflowers, enjoying the peace and quiet of nature, and meeting people from all over the world. If you would like to be a weekend volunteer at Ash Meadows NWR, please call Beth at (702) 372-5435. Echo canyon water leak too expensive to fix Fixing a persistent water leak at Echo Canyon Reservoir in Lincoln Co. is prohibitively expensive, according to esti- mates released by a private consulting firm. Converse Consultants Southwest, Inc. of Las Vegas, esti- mated the cost of repairing the leak would range from $4 to $5 million, and the figure could be higher if suitable clay materials for making the repair cannot be found near the reservoir. Converse said the entire bottom of the lake needs to be covered with a clay liner to stop the leak. Construction of Echo Canyon Dam was completed in 1970. The park and campground are managed by the Nevada Division of State Parks. The Nevada Division of Wildlife manages the fishery and stocks the lake with trout. has you covered! For the latest news, information and the finest music programming be sure to tune to KHWK, broadcasting from Tonopah. If you're traveling the Vast distances of Central Nevada's desert terrain you still can't miss us! Member:. 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