Tag Archives: Golden Trout

Video: Fishing for Golden Trout

Enjoy the videos of a few users heading into the Golden Trout Wilderness to do some fishing. Do you have an idea where they went? Advertisements

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Video: California Golden Trout’s Long Journey Home

Check out how the California Department of Fish and Wildlife return native Golden Trout to Volcano Creek. They released the fish back to their native waters on July 13, 2017. Why did they need to rescue them? Check out the … Continue reading

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Last 2017 Snow Survey Results

The final snow survey results are all in for 2017. How exactly is the wilderness looking this year? It is looking exceptionally good! For the May 1 survey the Kern River Basin is setting at 210% of normal for the … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Groundhog Meadow Loop

User rhyang from the High Sierra Topix did a 2 night/3 day trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness on the Inyo National Forest side. The trip resembles the Groundhog Meadow Loop for about half the time. Rhyang starts from Horseshoe Meadow, hikes … Continue reading

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Camp Fire Stories – Videos

Here are a few videos taken this summer season in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Enjoy! Hail at Silver Lake – July 2015 Excitement from Don catching his first Golden Trout In search of old historical abandoned cabins and of hot … Continue reading

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Trip Report – 3 Day Loop on the Inyo NF Side

A user, jimmeans, from the forums on High Sierra Topix, submitted a trail report regarding his adventure into the Inyo National Forest’s side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. His trip generally followed the Groundhog Meadow Loop. Here is what he had to … Continue reading

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History: Two New Sources

Updated the history section of the site. There are two new history accounts regarding the Golden Trout Wilderness. The first is an old document scanned by Google regarding Golden Trout fisheries surveys in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains. This document … Continue reading

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Golden Trout – Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold is an adventure into the High Sierra in search of California Golden Trout. Although only a small portion shows and discusses their experience in the Golden Trout Wilderness, may it encourage you to get outdoors this summer and … Continue reading

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New Trip: Groundhog Meadow Loop

A new trip titled Groundhog Meadow Loop is an ambitious 3 day trip to Groundhog meadow / Golden Trout Creek. There is another trip to Groundhog already listed under the Up to 7 Days section, but if you are on the eastern side … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Fish and Habitat Surveys in Golden Trout Wilderness

Original Advertisement -> PDF The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Heritage and Wild Trout Program (HWTP), is requesting volunteer assistance for fish surveys in the Golden Trout Wilderness Area. This is great opportunity to learn first-hand about native trout and … Continue reading

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