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South Lake Landing 

Bishop, CA

Nestled in California's Eastern Sierra region, the majestic 170 acre South Lake is extraordinarily scenic. Well stocked weekly with Rainbow Trout, South Lake also has a variety of wild Brown, Brook, and Rainbow trout providing spectacular fishing opportunities for both the conventional and fly fisher. Trophy Trout weighing upwards of 10lbs are also stocked periodically during the summer months. South Lake Boat Landing is located in the Inyo National Forest and features a store stocked with tackle, snacks, beverages, and clothing. Our friendly staff can help you with renting a fishing boat and outfitting you with the tackle necessary to hook into one of the big ones. Rental kayaks and pontoons Boats are also available depending on the water level and season..

 South Lake is an easy 22 miles west of Bishop, CA sitting at 9,768 feet of elevation.

Please note that South Lake is a reservoir and lake levels fluctuate considerably depending on the season, snowpack, runoff, Los Angeles DWP diversions, irrigation requirements and dam maintenence by Southern California Edison. South Lake Landing and Parchers Resort is not liable for the lake's water level as this factors are completely out of our control. Please visit our fish report page for updates on curren water level and, when available, reseroir storge forecasts.

We plan to open South Lake in mid June 2017

  Fishing Boat Rates*

Full Day


Half Day


  Deluxe Pontoon Boat Rates*

Half Day


Full Day


  Tandem Kayaks



*Rental boat availability based on weather & reservoir level.

Call 760-873-4177 for Reservations

Rates subject to change without notice due to fluctuating fuel costs


Typical summer view of South Lake


Typical Spring view at South Lake



South Lake Boat Landing has a great selection of bait, lures, rods and reels in addition to snacks, beverages, trail necessitates and clothing.         


Spillway at the South Lake outlet dam

Whether you just want to relax in the Sierra sun or fish hard, our Pontoon Boats are a spacious option for groups up to eight persons..


The epic skyline as seen from South Lake  







 Parchers Resort

5001 South Lake Rd

Bishop, CA 93514


Call Parchers at: 760-873-4177