Trout season opens the last Saturday in April and closes in November. Kennedy Lake has become a classic destination in the Emigrant Wilderness. Crabtree Trail- Emigrant Wilderness- Stanislaus National Forest- CA This hike is an outback or loop trail. Trail map, trip description, camping spots, photos, fishing guide, wilderness permits. May 26, 2015 - Hike from Gianelli's Cabin to Deer Lake in the Emigrant Wilderness. Cherry Lake Dam gate to Cherry Lake, Kibbie Ridge, and Lake Eleanor opens from April 1-December 15. Explore Emigrant Wilderness - view hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Had the lake all to ourselves... it was nearly paradise. In addition, three major deer herds – Jawbone, Yosemite and Stanislaus herds – live in Emigrant Basin. ... Cherry to Deer Lake. Both lake and stream fishing are available. Then some yahoo hunters came in on horseback with pack mules. We hiked about 25 miles in this area over the course of four days. P decided to do a little fishing again, but with the wind right in his face, he thought it might make more sense to head over to the north side of the lake. Fishing licenses are available in the General Store. Only 25 people may obtain a Wilderness Permit to Kibbie Ridge/Lake, but due to damage from the RIM fire only 10 people may obtain a permit to Lake Eleanor per day in these areas per National Park quotes. Wilderness trips offer some of the finest trout fishing in the Sierras. These free permits are required year-round. And after seeing three people at the first ford at Emigrant Lake in the morning, we hadn't seen another hiker all day. Hunting. Upper Buck and Deer were nice. Wood Lake was gorgeous! We had the place to ourselves. but this year I'm going to try and hunt Emigrant Wilderness area on the opener. Aspen Meadow Pack Station offers overnight trips to destinations such as Bear Lake, Big Lake, Emigrant Lake, Huckleberry Lake, and Deer Lake. I’ve used all of these phrases at one time or another to describe the fly-fishing in the Emigrant Wilderness. Soaring peaks cradle the lake on three sides while acres of lush meadow spread at its foot. Rainbow and Brook trout are found in almost all lakes and streams in the area. Later in the season I will hunt the Trinity Alps for another 10 dayer. (209) 965-3402 For … The formula says- second weekend in June + Emigrant Wilderness = brook trout on dry flies all day, everyday. ... For fishing, Deer lake may have been a little too cold, although we tried! They can drop you at a base camp and pick you up later or stay with you for an all-inclusive pack trip. For the second year in a row though, fishing was almost a dud. Activities in Emigrant Wilderness include hiking, swimming, fishing and hunting. 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