Tag Archives: Trout Meadow

Story: Cow Camp Now

The Sequoia Complex Fire made its way through a lot of the Golden Trout Wilderness during the summer and fall of 2020. One of those areas near Trout Meadow is a private property inholding called “Cow Camp.” The owners were … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Wildfires

Fire Size: The Castle Fire is now 3800 acres in size. Shotgun Fire remains at 200 acres right now. Closures in effect or planned: Jerkey Meadow Trailhead, Forks of the Kern Trailhead, Trails past Stockbridge to Trout Meadow, Trails from … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Castle and Shotgun Fires Grow Rapidly

Summary: Castle Fire = 2,000 acres and Shotgun = 200 acres. Official posting from InciWeb: The Castle Fire burned past the Little Kern River on Saturday, and is advancing towards the Flatiron to the east and Trout Meadow towards the … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Lewis Camp to Willow Springs

Kevin and 6 of his friends went out into the GTW earlier this month. His goal was to get away and find some solitude. Here is what he has to report. On the weekend of Oct 5th-7th six friends and … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Jerkey Meadow to Trout Meadow

Last week Daniel went out into the Golden Trout Wilderness via the Jerkey Meadow Trailhead. He hiked up and over to the Little Kern River Bridge and ultimately to Trout Meadow. Then he reversed course and this is what he … Continue reading

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40 Miles Through the Golden Trout Wilderness

In the beginning of the late spring/summer backpacking season, 4 adventurers head out into the Golden Trout Wilderness. Due to the large snow pack, a detour was needed to arrive at their destination. Their trip went from 10 to 40 … 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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Water Sources – SQF

The latest report on stream flow and lakes is in for the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. It isn’t looking good out there. Here is what was discovered. Soda Spring Creek – Not flowing, standing water … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Flatiron Loop Trip

Troop 26 from Los Angeles went on the Flatiron Loop trip through the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trail conditions, water sources, and their experience was contributed to the site by Chris. Here is what they found. Brackets were added for clarification purposes. … Continue reading

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Fish Fire at 1,900 Acres

For Immediate Release August 27, 2013 – 8:00 a.m. Fire Information 559-539-2607 x. 72292 559-719-9624 http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3701/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FishFireInformation Twitter: @sequoiaforest or @R5_Fire_News Fire Behavior Challenges Firefighters Acres: 1,900 Reported Date: August 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Cause: Lightning Location: 25 … Continue reading

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