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    I'll be going on a trip camping near Sequoia National Park (Coyote View Tent Camping) during Memorial Day weekend. Any suggestions of places to fish?? Any input is much appreciated! :)

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    Check with the park staff when you get there. Guessing that all the rivers and creeks will be flowing at dangerous levels and blown out for fishing. The thaw is finally starting to kick in and won't peak until late July.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viejo View Post
    Check with the park staff when you get there. Guessing that all the rivers and creeks will be flowing at dangerous levels and blown out for fishing. The thaw is finally starting to kick in and won't peak until late July.
    Just visited the Tule this weekend and all day use campgrounds and turnouts were closed due to 'unsafe conditions.'

    Don't end up like these guys: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/...147033269.html

    If anything, do a bit of scouting and research to find smaller tributaries that may be fishable.

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    The other two replies are correct; streams will be super high through Memorial Day and beyond, and there are no easily accessible lakes in Sequoia. Backcountry fishing can be great, and even accessible streams are usually very good there for wild trout, but be careful. My wife and I have had success in recent years in the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River near Lodgepole Visitor Center, and Crescent Creek. I think fishing is good in other creeks, but those are the only two we have tried. Crescent Creek is more meadowy and tame, so it might be better in high water conditions. It has only Brook Trout as far as we could tell. We caught them up to 10-11 inches.

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    Hume Lake might be good and 10 mile reek might be flowing well for a change with tall the snow, but that's in Kings Canyon.

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