Donner Lake Fishing near Truckee, California
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Description for Donner Lake, Nevada County, California
Donner Lake is a lake located just 4.5 miles from Truckee, in Nevada County, in the state of California, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including lake trout, sockeye salmon, rainbow trout and brown trout here. Whether you’re baitcasting, trolling, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Donner Lake. Alternate names for this lake include Truckee Lake and Truckees Lake.
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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.
Fishing Reports near Donner Lake
"1 Brown trout approx. 11-12 inches on a Rapala CD07, original countdown minnow. Released. Caught on..." Trout Creek
"By the time we reached the water I felt the goose bumps hit.
nailed them all day. brought I a..." Bowman Lake
"Fished by the dam , used blown up worms, corn and rainbow powerbait ,orange , red and white power..." Rollins Reservoir
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