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Fishing At Lake Oroville In Northern CA

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AKA: Oroville Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill, chinook salmon, coho salmon and white sturgeon at Lake Oroville in California.
Lake Oroville, CA

With one of the broadest range of fish species in California, Lake Oroville has much to offer anglers with varied interests. This is a 15,800 acre lake, located in the north-central part of the state in Butte County. Fluctuating water levels have an impact on the fishery. When the levels are stable the fishing can be quite good. As one of the top bass fishing lakes in CA, it is host to plenty of bass fishing tournaments annually. In addition to big bass, there are quality crappie, catfish, trout and salmon swimming these waters. Fishing from shore, kayaks and other fishing boats are all options. There is a marina, boat rentals, public boat launches and plenty of camping options.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Oroville.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Redeye Bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Lake trout Bluegill Chinook salmon Coho salmon Sturgeon

Lake Oroville Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area - 530 538-2219

Loafer Creek Campground - 530 538-2217

River Reflections RV Resort & Campground - 530 533-1995

Goat Ranch Campground

Lake Oroville CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Oroville
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916 653-6995

 

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Lake Oroville in Northern California.

A wide variety of warm-water and cold-water fishing in north-central CA.

Fishing at Lake Oroville, in California.