Tag Archives: Kern River

Video: Horseshoe Meadow to Forks of the Kern

Enjoy a users journey through the Golden Trout Wilderness. The individual starts on the eastern most side in Horseshoe Meadow and comes out at the Forks of the Kern. The video is shaky at times, but viewers should get some … Continue reading

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Lion Fire at 75% Containment!

The Lion Fire is now at 75% containment. Trail closures are still in place, so plan accordingly. The official news update for today is below. The Lion Fire is currently 19,050 acres and 75% contained. The fire continues to hold … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Eclectic Tour

User Sean Nordeen returned from 60 mile trek into the Golden Trout Wilderness. The Schaeffer Fire added smoke and some concerns, but ultimately did not detour him away from his adventure. Below is what he has to say about his … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Forks of the Kern

User Douglas Burke and a friend hike down the Forks of the Kern trail this past weekend. Here are a few photos and a report to check out. Douglas reports, A buddy of mine and I hiked the Forks of … 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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Video: Kern River in October

Three individuals head out to explore the Kern River in the Golden Trout Wilderness. The video shows still images of their adventure into and out of the Kern River via the Forks of the Kern Trail. Enjoy.

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Fishing Report: Kern River

Chuck Stokke, from Sequoia Fishing Company, sent in a collection of photos from a recent trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness. The area viewed is approximately 13 miles into the Golden Trout Wilderness on the Sequoia National Forest side on the Kern … Continue reading

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Video: World Class Fly Fishing on Kern River

Check out this video of some users heading out to the Kern River near the Kern Lakes. They are in search of the 20″ trout. Are you ready to go fishing? Thanks Nathan Grimes for the video of your trip. … Continue reading

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Water Source Report for SQF Side

The drought is taking its toll, which means some of the creeks are drying up in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Here is a list of the known streams still to have flows on the Sequoia National Forest side of the … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Fishing the Kern River/Lakes – Sequoia NF

Long time local fisherman Chuck Stokke, who owns Sequoia Fishing Company in Springville, recently sent in a trip report. Chuck reported on water conditions in Trout and Willow Meadow on top of his fishing trip to the Kern River and Kern Lakes area. … Continue reading

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