Anglers try their luck from a boat on Pinecrest Lake earlier this month. In the central Sierra at 5,600 feet, the lake long has given Central Valley residents a respite from the heat.
Anglers try their luck from a boat on Pinecrest Lake earlier this month. In the central Sierra at 5,600 feet, the lake long has given Central Valley residents a respite from the heat. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Anglers try their luck from a boat on Pinecrest Lake earlier this month. In the central Sierra at 5,600 feet, the lake long has given Central Valley residents a respite from the heat. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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Pinecrest Lake: A summer draw that slows down in fall

September 25, 2015 05:01 PM

UPDATED September 26, 2015 12:01 AM

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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at smcmanis@sacbee.com or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis