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Fishing At Silver Lake In Central CA

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Fishing for rainbow trout, brook trout and brown trout 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 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.

Rainbow trout Brook trout Brown trout

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

Marinas, Boat Ramp & Boat Rental

Silver Lake Resort Boat Rentals - 760 648-7525


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°

Silver Lake Amenities

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

Silver Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Rentals & Lodging Nearby Silver Lake

Silver Lake Resort - 760 648-7525

Contact Information

Silver Lake
Silver Lake Campground June Lake
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
530 622-5061

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