Fishing At Donner Lake In Northern CA
Fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, kokanee salmon and sockeye salmon at Donner Lake in California.
This picturesque, mountain lake is an excellent connection to nature and the great outdoors. Donner Lake, which covers 950 acres, is located in the northeast part of the state, just north of Lake Tahoe. This cold-water fishery serves up a nice mix of trout and salmon. Fishing from a boat is ideal, but many anglers have success fishing from shore. Kayaks and canoes are popular here as well, for fishing and sightseeing.
Primary fish species residing in Donner Lake.
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Donner Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Today's Weather & Forecast
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Tahoe Donner Campground - 530 587-9400
Creek Campground - 530 582-7892
Boyington Mill Campground - 530 265-4531
Donner Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Donner Lake Marina
15695 Donner Pass Rd #101
Truckee, CA 96161
Fishing lakes in each state.
Donner Lake in Northern California.
General Fishing Info
Trout and salmon fishing in northeast CA.