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About Convict Lake Resort

Convict Lake Resort, gateway to the Eastern Sierra, is a unique family friendly destination nestled in the aspens of Convict Canyon, below the towering peaks of Mt. Morrison and adjacent to a 170 acre crystal clear lake. The resort is rich in history and is located 10 minutes from the town center of Mammoth Lakes, CA. Convict Lake Resort provides the perfect setting for a fishing trip, romantic getaway, wedding or reception, family vacation, any special occasion, or base camp for your favorite Eastern Sierra adventure. The resort has 28 cozy cabins and 3 luxury lodges that will accommodate from 2 to 34 people. Convict Lake is one of the most popular fishing "holes" in the Eastern Sierra. The pristine lake is 168 acres and situated in a bowl at 7,850 feet that was developed by a moraine dam created from retreating glaciers and ringed with towering mountain peaks.  The lake is stocked weekly by the Department of Fish & Game.  The resort also provides supplemental stocking of Alper's rainbow trout throughout the season. Convict Lake Resort has a marina with boat rentals and launching facilities, fishing poles for rent and licenses at our general store. Join the fun of a spring and fall fishing derby and stay updated with weekly fishing reports. The Restaurant at Convict Lake is a magical destination for all seasons with a casually elegant atmosphere, a menu featuring eclectic continental cuisine, award winning wine list and martini bar. Evening dining is available year round, catering on and off-premise, gourmet pizza in The Lounge starting fishing opener weekend, lunch and Sunday brunch under the aspens from mid-June to Labor Day Weekend. Convict Lake is a majestic place to hold a mountain wedding, outdoor ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner during any season. Some of our weddings have been featured on Style Me Pretty-Ultimate Wedding Blog and HindsightBride.com.

Fishing Report for June 13, 2015

It was another great week of fishing at Convict Lake and the creek. The largest fish out of the lake over the last two years was topped once again this week. The fishing in the creek picked up as a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch 2015

    Join us for Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 10th! Served from 10 am to 2:30 pm For reservations call 760-934-3800 ext. 2 Fiddlin’ Pete playing from10:00 am-2:00 pm Adult: $24.95       Child: $12.50 (12 or … Continue reading

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2015 Fishing Opener Weekend Review

It was an excellent fishing opener and everyone at the resort is looking forward to an exciting 2015 fishing season. The snow on Saturday didn’t stop the fishermen from getting out on the lake and landing some nice fish. Many happy … Continue reading

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Fishing Report for October 18, 2014

For the second week in a row we had a record fish for the 2014 season photographed at the resort. This reports “catch of the week” was the largest fish caught from Convict Lake that was checked in at the … Continue reading

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Fishing Report September 27, 2014

It’s a great time of year for fishing and viewing  the fall colors. The fishing has stayed hot and I’m sure it will continue as another big fish stocking is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th. As for the colors they … Continue reading

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Fishing Report for September 9, 2014

This week the fishing was without doubt above average at the lake. A dozen or more 3 pound plus fish were caught throughout the week. The weather was beautiful and the fishing was great. The guys down at the marina give … Continue reading

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