Fishgut and bottleneck lakes

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Fishgut and bottleneck lakes

Post by overheadx2 » Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:55 am

I would like to take my wife on a relatively easy hike but still not be surrounded by people. I initially thought about going to Baboon lakes out of Sabrina since it sounds as if it gets less traffic than the other lakes. While looking at baboon lakes, I noticed a small basin further north containing fish gut and bottleneck lakes. They are off trail, so I assume I would have some privacy. Any intel on campsites and fishing there?








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Post by maverick » Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:51 pm

This may help: http://www.davessierrafishing.com/desti ... _lake.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by overheadx2 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:33 pm

Thanks Mav, I saw that when I was researching it. That's what peaked my interest. I was just curious about any more experiences there.

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Re: Fishgut and bottleneck lakes

Post by DavePloessel » Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:05 am

Bottleneck is simply beautiful. Better campsites and bigger fish can be found around fishgut lake. There is an iffy use trail to bottleneck but if you get off it you will need to be comfortable doing some light scrambling. There is a narrow notch straight above dingleberry lake towards bottleneck: that is the easiest route up.

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Re: Fishgut and bottleneck lakes

Post by overheadx2 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:24 am

Thanks Dave

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