Guide To Fishing At Silver Lake In Central CA
What to fish for...
Fishing for rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout and lake trout (mackinaw) at Silver Lake in California.
Nestled at the base of Carson Peak, Silver Lake is known as a trout fishing paradise. It also offers breath-taking views of natural beauty in a quiet, serene setting. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, grab a fly rod and make a trek to Silver Lake.
As part of the June Lake Loop you are nearby three other well-known trout lakes, including June Lake. At the lake you will find the Silver Lake Resort which includes a general store, cafe, cabins, RV park and boat rentals. State Route 168 to the lake closes for winter once conditions dictate. Silver Lake closes mid-September for winter and re-opens in late April or early June.
Fishing At Silver Lake
Rainbow trout populate the lake and are the primary target of most anglers. The lake also contains browns, mackinaws (lake trout) and brook trout. Flies, spinners and flavored Power Baits are popular here.
Primary fish species residing in Silver Lake.
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Silver Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Silver Lake Fishing Reports, Forums & Blogs
Silver Lake Resort Fishing Report
Camping & Campgrounds At Silver Lake
Silver Lake Campground June Lake - 530 622-5061
Silver Lake Information
Today's Weather & Forecast
Average high and average low, monthly temperatures at Silver Lake.
- January 68° - 48°
- February 67° - 50°
- March 70° - 51°
- April 73° - 54°
- May 74° - 57°
- June 78° - 60°
- July 83° - 64°
- August 84° - 64°
- September 83° - 62°
- October 79° - 59°
- November 73° - 52°
- December 68° - 48°
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Silver Lake Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Highway 158, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Click here for a California fishing license.
Silver Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Rentals & Lodging Nearby Silver Lake
Silver Lake Resort - 760 648-7525
Silver Lake Campground June Lake
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Silver Lake in Central California.
General Fishing Info
Quality trout fishing in east-central CA.