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mineral king ?

Postby overheadx2 » Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:42 am

I have a permit for Lamarck to fish some of those lakes with a friend that loves fishing. I am reading that the rough fire smoke is pretty heavy in that area, so am thinking of changing it to Mineral King (south of the fire). I just got back from Mineral King and hiked the Sawtooth area, but the franklin lakes area looked very nice. A few questions, whats the fishing like in there, is it possible to do a loop from Franklin Pass, Claire lake and then up to Amphitheater lake with out going over class 3 Crystal Pass? Any other suggestions for fishing.



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Re: mineral king ?

Postby maverick » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:29 am

You have seen the webcam, little better today, yesterday was horrible, seems to change daily depending on the the winds. http://www.mk-webcam.net/
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Re: mineral king ?

Postby maverick » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:40 am

A few questions, whats the fishing like in there, is it possible to do a loop from Franklin Pass, Claire lake and then up to Amphitheater lake with out going over class 3 Crystal Pass?


Nope, lots of cliffs in this area, nothing lower then class 3, with good route finding!
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Re: mineral king ?

Postby AlmostThere » Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:48 pm

good luck, all that is left are walk ins, if you are talking about Labor Day weekend...


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Re: mineral king ?

Postby overheadx2 » Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:45 pm

My plans were for this weekend. There seems to be a few permits still available in the southern sierra. I may just go tuna fishing.
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