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Wishon Reservoir

Status:  Log in or Register... 10.30.11
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Wishon Reservoir: 09.28.12
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Fish Species in Wishon Reservoir:
Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Lakes & Rivers Nearby:
Courtright Reservoir
Wishon Reservoir
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Wishon Reservoir is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains about 45 minutes above the town of Shaver Lake. The lake is surrounded by granite shores and forested hills, a beautiful setting for a well-stocked trout fishery. Camping is a huge draw here with its fairly private and shaded sites. Camping at Lilly Pad campground has 15 sites and is first-come-first-served. The lake sees frequent fluct... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

Take Highway 168 from Fresno heading east and turn right onto Dinkey Creek Road out of Shaver Lake. Turn right on McKinley Grove Rd. and head to reservoir. Courtright Reservoir is about another 7 miles up the road past this turnoff. From USFS: To Upper Kings Campground, take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather. Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake. Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road. Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road. Turn right and travel 17 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to Wishon Reservoir. Before you get to the Reservoir you will see a right that forks off to the right (Upper Kings River), follow the road for 0.4 of mile to the fishing site at the base of the Dam then continue 0.1 miles more.

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Wishon Reservoir Stocking 2016 to 2018
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