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Fishing At Shasta Lake In Northern CA

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, white catfish, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, green sunfish, chinook salmon and sturgeon at Shasta Lake in California.

As one of the premiere tourist attractions, Lake Shasta gets lots of attention from anglers and vacationers alike. It is a 29,700 acre lake, located near Redding, CA in Shasta County. This famous bass fishery is also home to excellent trout and salmon fishing. Add catfish, sunfish and the potential to catch a monster sturgeon, and you have a great place to go fishing in Northern California. Just a few miles off Interstate 5, it is easy access with lots of amenities. This is a great place for kayak fishing.

Primary fish species residing in Shasta Lake.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass White catfish Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Sunfish Chinook salmon Sturgeon

Shasta Lake Amenities

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

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Shasta Lake RV Resort & Campground - 530 238-2370

Mariner's Point Campground - 530 275-1589

Bailey Cove Campground - 530 275-8113

Lakehead Campground & RV Park - 530 238-8443

Shasta Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Shasta Lake
City of Shasta Lake
1650 Stanton Drive
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
530 275-7400

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Shasta Lake in Northern California.

Fishing at Shasta Lake, in California.