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Crowley Lake

Mammoth Lakes, CA
+1 760-920-9378
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Right off the 395 highway...Very cool to see, very large...Definitely worth the stop and to get out... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Glendale, California
via mobile
Nice Fishing Lake - Crowley Lake, Eastern Sierras

We have been to Crowley lake a number of times. Its a nice lake for fly fishing. There is also a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Fremont, California
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This man-made lake is well-stocked with several types of trout for prime fishing.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“drifters” (2 reviews)
Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Right off the 395 highway...Very cool to see, very large...Definitely worth the stop and to get out and take pics

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have been to Crowley lake a number of times. Its a nice lake for fly fishing. There is also a campground.

Thank mini
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on Crowley lake , if your looking to learn some new techniques or just a beginner fly fisherman I would highly recommend Sierra drifters!!

Thank Bryant B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Always a fun day. I recommend using Doug Rodricks at Sierra Drifters Guide Service. He's very knowledgeable and helpful. His gear is top notch and he's patient and helpful if you're a beginner. I can't say enough about his guiding services. We ALWAYS use Doug!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went fly fishing on the lake over Labor Day weekend & had an excellent time. We went out with a guide we arranged thru the Crowley Lake store. He supplied everything. All we had to do was show up with our Calif. fishing license. We...More

2  Thank 803bruces
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Ten of us including the kids attended the 4th of July fireworks show at Lake Crowley. The show was excellent. We all had a good time. Getting into the landing by vehicle was pretty quick. Getting out to go home requires a little patience.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was very interested in the Crowley Lake Columns and found its takes some effort to get to them. My approach was to rent a powered boat (half day about $60+) and drive across the lake. It was easy to rent, quick trip across the...More

3  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our family rented 5 kayaks and loved the experience. Beautiful scenery and weather was nice when we were there. The wind started picking up in the afternoon. The only thing I did not like were the pesky flies/bugs on the beach. There were a lot...More

3  Thank cptb2011
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is my "go to" lake for catching large trout in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The average trout (rainbow, brown & cut throat) ranges from 2-5 pounds. You can fish from shore but catching is variable depending on the location and weather conditions. You can...More

2  Thank Kent S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I phoned to make a reservation and the gentleman was very pleasant and tried working with our rig set up. But he asked about pets, that when it took a turn for the worst. I have a 10 yr old female shih-tzu with No eyes...More

5  Thank Shelley H
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