Fishing At Lake McClure In Central CA
AKA: McClure Point Recreational Area
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill and kokanee salmon at Lake McClure in California.
A boating and fishing gem in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Lake McClure is a 7,100 acre reservoir, located in the center of the state in Mariposa County. The flooded, twisting and winding riverbed has eighty miles of shoreline, with plenty of room fulfill all your outdoor and watersport dreams. The fishing is generally very good. Bass and trout are the main draw for fishing enthusiasts, but the lake also provides good fishing for catfish, bluegill and kokanee salmon. Canoes, kayaks, fishing boats, family boats and pontoon boats are all popular here. Boating access is available at McClure Point Recreational Area and Cemetery Ridge, mid lake on the west side of the main lake. In the northwest corner of the lake there are boat launch ramps at Barrett Cove Recreation Area and at Barrett Cove Marina Cafe. Horseshoe Bend Recreation Area, in the northeast corner of the lake also has a nice boat landing and parking. Bagby Recreation Area in the southeast corner of the lake also has a boat ramp and parking.
Primary fish species residing in Lake McClure
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Lake McClure Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Today's Weather & Forecast
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
McClure Point Recreational Area Campground - 855 800-2267
Horseshoe Bend Recreational Area Campground - 855 800-2267
Lake McClure CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
McClure Point Recreational Area
9090 Lake McClure Rd
Snelling, CA 95369
Fishing lakes in each state.
Lake McClure in Central California.
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass and trout in central CA.