American Lake Fishing near South Lake Tahoe, California

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Details for American Lake

Species Caught Here:
Rainbow Trout
Largemouth Bass
Cutthroat Trout
Sockeye Salmon
Rock Bass
Smallmouth Bass

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Lake
Lat/Long: 38.856297 -120.135742

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Description for American Lake, El Dorado County, California

American Lake is a lake located just 9.7 miles from South Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, in the state of California, United States, near Upper Forni, CA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including rainbow trout, perch, largemouth bass, cutthroat trout, sockeye salmon, rock bass and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to American Lake. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit California Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

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