Fishing At Lake Oroville In Northern CA
AKA: Oroville Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill, chinook salmon, coho salmon and white sturgeon at Lake Oroville in California.
With one of the broadest range of fish species in California, Lake Oroville has much to offer anglers with varied interests. This is a 15,800 acre lake, located in the north-central part of the state in Butte County. Fluctuating water levels have an impact on the fishery. When the levels are stable the fishing can be quite good. As one of the top bass fishing lakes in CA, it is host to plenty of bass fishing tournaments annually. In addition to big bass, there are quality crappie, catfish, trout and salmon swimming these waters. Fishing from shore, kayaks and other fishing boats are all options. There is a marina, boat rentals, public boat launches and plenty of camping options.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Oroville.
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Lake Oroville Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area - 530 538-2219
Loafer Creek Campground - 530 538-2217
River Reflections RV Resort & Campground - 530 533-1995
Goat Ranch Campground
Lake Oroville CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Lake Oroville in Northern California.
General Fishing Info
A wide variety of warm-water and cold-water fishing in north-central CA.