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Fishing At Lake Camanche In Central CA

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish and kokanee salmon at Lake Camanche in California.

Spotted bass are the featured prize here at Lake Camanche, aka Camanche Reservoir. This is a 7,700 acre lake, located in the central part of the state in Amador, Calaveras, and San Joaquin County. The lake boasts nice populations of bass, catfish, crappie, trout, sunfish and salmon. There is a daily fee required to fish the lake, available at either Rec Area. Strewn with islands, and boulders, the lake offers excellent cover for predator fish. This is a structure fishing haven. While most fishing is conducted from boats and kayaks, there is sufficient opportunity for shoreline fishing.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Camanche.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish White catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Sunfish Redear Sunfish Kokanee salmon

Lake Camanche Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Camanche Recreation - South Shore - 209 763-5912

Lake Camanche Campground - 209 763-5121

North Shore Lake Camanche Campground - 209 763-5121

Lake Camanche CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Camanche
Lake Camanche Recreation
2000 Camanche Road
Ione, CA 95640
209 763-5121

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Lake Camanche in Central California.

Fishing at Lake Camanche, in California.