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Fishing Hot Spots near Donner Lake

  "Lots of brooks and some rainbows. No luck fly fishing but caught a lot on spinners and streamers...." Wades Lake

  "1 Brown trout approx. 11-12 inches on a Rapala CD07, original countdown minnow. Released. Caught on 7/29/2018 @ 12:00PM..." Trout Creek

  "Fishing early morning literally at my campsite right by ice house bar/resort with a sad little chunk of a night crawler..." South Fork Silver Creek

  "We trolled with an electric motor for 3 hours around the 5MPH limit sign going up Deer Creek. We could see fish in schools under us with the finder. They did not like..." Scotts Flat Reservoir

  "By the time we reached the water I felt the goose bumps hit. nailed them all day. brought I a couple keepers. Used Panther Martin spinner. Black bumble beer pattern...." Bowman Lake

  "Fished by the dam , used blown up worms, corn and rainbow powerbait ,orange , red and white power eggs, all floating ! We caught two limits of planters, and two 15 inch..." Rollins Reservoir

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About Fishing Hot Spots for Donner Lake near Truckee

So you're interested in fishing Donner Lake. As fishermen, we know there are times when our favorite spots are just not active so we built our Hot Spots feature to show you where the fish are biting in the area of Donner Lake. Now you'll know where catches are being recorded in the general area, and you can plan your day on the water. Check out our Fishing Times tab to determine when the fish will be most active. To find Donner Lake enter the 39.322407 latitude, and -120.266312 longitude coordinates into your GPS device or smart phone. If you need fishing tackle, or are looking for a fishing guide or fishing charter please visit Tackle, Guides, Charters