A climate moderated by a wide range of elevations makes fishing possible throughout the year. Depending on when and where you go, species range from rainbow or German trout (with some steelhead, brook and mackinaw), to bass, Kokanee salmon, and pan fish.

Popular spots in the higher elevation include Boca and Stampede Reservoirs and the Truckee River. Favorite foothill locales include the Yuba River, Scotts Flat, Bowman Lake, and the Grouse Lakes Area. Fly-fishing is popular and ice fishing is available. Mountain Hardware in Truckee offers current conditions, tips, maps and gear.

Rucker Lake

Off Bowman Road, contains special strain of rainbow called redband…

Sagehen Creek

Off Hwy. 89, north of I-80. Small, wild rainbow, brook and brown…

Sand Ridge Lake

Brook trout planted every two years.

Scotts Flat Lake

Scotts Flat Lake Campground is the premier Nevada County destination…

South Yuba River Park Adventures

An Independent Web Site Dedicated to Enjoyment of the South Yuba…

South Yuba River Park Association

Come discover the many faces of the South Yuba River. Wander…

17660 Pleasant Valley Rd.,
Penn Valley CA 95946

Stampede Reservoir

Scenic Stampede Reservoir, located on the Little Truckee River…

Tahoe National Forest

The Tahoe National Forest is located in the northern Sierra Nevada…

Truckee River

Truckee river recreation - enjoy an exciting float or class 2-4…

Warren Lake

Accessed north of I-80. Warren Lake, Lahontan Cutthroat trout…