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Address: Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Activities: Fishing
Description: This man-made lake is well-stocked with several types of trout for prime...
This man-made lake is well-stocked with several types of trout for prime fishing.
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Beautiful scenery

This another one of the beautiful lakes in this area. We were lucky to have the area Jay come so we could get some beautiful bird photography in while enjoying the beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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San Angelo, Texas
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Mammoth Lakes, California
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I live in Crowley Lake area. You can fish, kayak, paddle board, water ski on the lake. I travel thru the meadows walking my dog at least 3 times a week, in every season. My dog likes hopping in the streams during hikes. Good area for jogging. Also lots of camp areas for motor homes or tents. Can also rent... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This another one of the beautiful lakes in this area. We were lucky to have the area Jay come so we could get some beautiful bird photography in while enjoying the beautiful landscapes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stopped here as we were very tired and needed a break, the sites have everything water/electric/waste/benches and fire pits. Thing is you pay for a package which includes day use, launch use, beach storage and hook up of the lake €40.00. There were no washrooms and the toilets are water free. Very nice if you have a boat or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

There must be a secret to fishing this lake as we didnt know you had to pay to park $9, both areas we drove down were too shallow to shore fish and the bugs were outrageous, and a lot of the places we tried to fish had too many weeds. Was not worth the 40 mile drive from our campsite.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Easy drive (paved roads) and a minor detour from the main highway. Beautiful man-made lake full of clear Sierra Nevada mountain run-off and plenty of fish. The lake serves LA, but don't let that ruin your enjoyment :)

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

For years and years, visited the Mammoth area but never fished Crowley, well, a couple times and once with a guide, but we like to float tube fly fish, so we stuck to all the smaller lakes in the area. This year we found out "how" to fish Crowley and where to go, and now we have been going every... More 

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Santa Fe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My fiends and I dropped by one day recently after a nice day fishing at Convict Lake. We were discouraged from coming by two rangers? Employees? We weren't sure but they didn't willingly give us any information that was helpful about current fishing conditions. It was, admittedly, the end of the season but having fished there many times, we knew... More 

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Burbank
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It's not one of those beautiful viewable lakes that you can gaze at for hours. It definitely is a fishing lake though. A place where you go and sit out there for hours.

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Carson City, Nevada
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Although this is an open high desert lake, it has a few kayaking amenities. There is a huge arm near the dam that has several sand beach landings, places to hike and calm water. We saw several species of wildlife including one we'd never seen in the wild (we're retired professional biologists). Watch the wind religiously - it can get... More 

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Corona, California, United States
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

It is a nice big lake. You can watch it from the car. There is a turnout point where you can read info about it, and it has a marina for boats. I did not like it because it did not have shade at all, nor trees or vegetation around it, and we did not have a boat, so we... More 

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Address: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes

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