Fishing At Trinity Lake In Northern CA
AKA: Clair Engle Lake
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, chinook salmon and kokanee salmon at Trinity Lake in California.
Located in the northwest part of the state in Trinity County, an easy drive from Redding, CA, Trinity Lake offers 16,500 acres of varied fishing opportunities. You can fish for warm-water or cold-water species on this picturesque, mountain lake. Fish from shore, from a fishing boat, or rent a houseboat and take the whole family fishing. Hailed an excellent bass fishery - especially smallmouth, you can also fish for hand-size bluegill or monster trout and salmon. There are plenty of places to camp around the lake, and convenient places to launch a boat.
Primary fish species residing in Trinity Lake.
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Trinity Lake 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
Tannery Gulch Campground - 530 275-8113
Hayward Flat Campground - 530 275-8113
Bushytail Campground - 530 275-8113
Ackerman Campground - 530 275-8113
Trinity Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas
45810 State Highway 3
Trinity Center California 96091
Fishing lakes in each state.
Trinity Lake in Northern California.
General Fishing Info
Excellent smallmouth bass fishing in northwest CA.