What a great way to relax. This area offers some great fishing locations and opportunities.
|Bass Lake is a 3,376-foot elevation reservoir stocked with trout, bass, salmon, catfish, crappie and bluegill. In May, anglers can try their luck at the Bass Lake Fishing Derby, with more than 800 tagged trout and $40,000 in cash and prizes. Fishing for kokanee salmon is good during fall and winter months. Fishing boat rentals are available at all three resorts located on Bass Lake.
|Manzanita Lake, located two miles north of North Fork on Willow Creek, is stocked throughout the summer with catchable size rainbow trout and is a nice family picnic and fishing area.
|Sierra Fly Fishing Tours offers classes and trips.
|Mammoth Pool, at 3,330 feet elevation, is located on the San Joaquin River 40 miles east of North Fork and is eastern Madera`s largest trout lake. Two-pound brown trout are common, and browns up to 15 pounds live in the reservoir. Catchable-size rainbow trout are stocked during the summer.