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Fred Rowe owns Sierra Bright Dot Fly Fishing Guide Service. He teaches fly fishing and fly tying. He is one of the original fly fishing guides in the Eastern Sierra guiding from Bishop to Bridgeport. He is an avid hunter who loves to hunt birds, especially waterfowl. Fred can be reached at (760) 920-8325, or on his webpage sierrabrightdot.com.

Bishop Visitor Blog Posts by Fred:

Bishop Weekly Fly Fishing Report

Bishop Weekly Fly Fishing Report

Updated 10-8-2021 The first storm of the winter season, even though it’s Fall, is headed to the Eastern Sierra this weekend. We need all the precipitation we can get. Eastern Sierra streams and lakes are at their lowest levels of the year. Hatches are moving to more of a midday time frame. You do not need to be in a hurry to get on the water.

Bishop Spring Fishing Report

Bishop Spring Fishing Report

Wind has been relentless this last week. Mornings have been fishable before the winds pick up in the afternoon. So far this has been a very windy spring. Insects are hatching and fishing has been good when you can get a cast and a drag free drift. Lower Owens River...
Blake Jones Cancellation Alternative Fishing Weekend

Blake Jones Cancellation Alternative Fishing Weekend

I ask the question what is a normal weather year? Is it the drought we have endured the last four years? Is it the wet winter we are experiencing this winter? I’ve lived here long enough to know that every year is different and it’s hard to predict what winter will...