South Lake is stocked by the California Department of Fish & Game with rainbow trout, Large loads of the famous Alpers Trophy trout are also stocked every other week during the peak season and will put a bend in even the sturdiest rod. In addition, South Lake Boat Landing has benefited from past rearing programs for Brown Trout and its depths contain some of the biggest, baddest Browns in the Sierra. South Lake has become famous for these prized monsters. South Lake is an easy 20 miles west of Bishop, CA sitting at 9,768 feet of elevation.

The best baits for this lake

Strike King Bladed jigs 1/2 oz / Blue Glimmer Thunder Cricket

Bladed Jigs

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LUNKERCANDY Crankbaits Cell Mate Sugar Daddy 6

Crankbaits

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Lifted Jigs Jig Heads Iball Jigheads

Fishing Jigs

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XCalibur Jerkbaits Tour Series Jerkbait 95mm - 4 Pack

Jerkbaits

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Strike King Minnows & swimbaits KVD Dream Shot

Minnows & Swimbaits

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SteelShad Swimbaits 6

Swimbaits

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