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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, chinook salmon and kokanee salmon at Trinity Lake in California.
Trinity Lake, CA

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.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Chinook salmon Kokanee salmon

Trinity Lake 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

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

Contact Information

Trinity Lake
Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas
45810 State Highway 3
Trinity Center California 96091
530 286-2225

 

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Trinity Lake in Northern California.

Excellent smallmouth bass fishing in northwest CA.

Fishing at Trinity Lake, in California.