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Fishing At Lake Tahoe

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Fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and kokanee salmon at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.

Straddling the borders of CA and NV, Lake Tahoe is a 123,000-acre lake with exceptional trout and salmon fishing. It is over 1,600 feet deep and has over 70 miles of shoreline. During summer months the lake attracts boating, sailing and fishing enthusiasts. Fishing at Lake Tahoe draws anglers looking to hook that fish of a lifetime. Big brown, rainbow and lake trout (mackinaw) plus Kokanee salmon are found in this pristine, cold water. The lake record brown trout is over 15 pounds, the lake record for mackinaw trout is over 37 pounds and the lake record for rainbow trout is over 11 pounds. Fishing guides and charter services are good options when fishing Lake Tahoe. This scenic paradise is located on the western border of the state, at Glenbrook, NV. Over a dozen boat ramps are located around the lake for launch of all types of pleasure and fishing boats. Anglers fishing from canoes, car-toppers and kayaks are warned to beware of rough water when the wind blows on this enormous body of water.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Tahoe

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Rainbow trout Brown trout Lake trout Kokanee salmon

Lake Tahoe Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Campground - 775 831-0494

Nevada Beach Campground - 530 543-2600

Zephyr Cove RV Park - 775 589-4907

Lake Tahoe Fishing & Camping in California

Lake Tahoe NV Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Nevada Beach Campground
Bittlers Rd
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
530 543-2600

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