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Northern California Premiere Fishing Lakes


NorCalFishing.com is your home for current fishing conditions, news, and special events on the Bay Area's best lakes. In addition to world class fisheries, our lakes are also popular with families and boaters just looking to enjoy a day on the water.

Lake Chabot Marina Cafe

News from the Lakes

Paddleboards at Lake CamanchePaddleboard rentals available at Lake Camanche!

Our boards are great for beginners and range in size from 11' to 11'6" long. Rental includes a leash, paddle, and life vest; our helpful marina staff will gladly provide instruction before you hit the water. We have 2 paddleboards at each shore available, please call ahead to reserve! North Shore (209)763-5166 or South Shore (209)763-5915. $20/hour or $80/day to rent.

Fish Plants


Lake Camanche


Lake Camanche is planting trout from now until Spring. Each week between 1,800 to 3,000 pounds of Mt. Lassen Rainbow Trout are planted at both lake shores as well as the South Shore Trout Pond, the perfect place to fish with children. 5% of each plant is guaranteed to be trophy size, meaning that the trout are at least 3 to 8 pounds in weight. Check out the Lake Camanche Facebook Page to find out how much fish is planted each week. You can also watch videos of the plant, see pictures, or read fish stories!

Fish plants at Lake ChabotLake Chabot

  • On January 9th we had a trout plant of 500 lbs. We are also expecting another plant of 500lbs this upcoming week.

Los Vaqueros

  • 5,000 pounds of trout from Mt. Lassen Fishery were planted in December with the latest plant going in 1/7/14. Planting should continue throughout January.

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