NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California


Lakes by Region- Central Valley

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Lake Location Nearest Hwy/
surface acres
Camp open/
elev
Comments
Lake Amador Stockton 88
400
All yr Warm water fishing.
Lake Camanche Stockton 88
7700
*
230'
Primarily warm water species with stocked trout.
Eastman Lake Merced 99
1780
All yr
680'
Trophy bass fishery. Stocked rainbow trout.
Hensley Lake Fresno 143
1570
All Yr
540'
Primarily warm water species plus stocked rainbow trout.
Los Banos Reservoir Los Banos 152
620
All yr Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Millerton Lake Madera 145
5000
All yr Warm water species including striped bass.
Modesto Reservoir Modesto 132
2700
All yr
210'
Warm water species plus some stocked trout.
New Hogan Lake Stockton 26
4400
May Striped bass & other warm water species.
Lake Pardee Stockton 88
2200
*
568'
Stocked rainbow trout, kokanee salmon, warm water species.
San Luis Reservoir Los Banos 152
13,800
All yr Warm water species plus striped bass & sturgeon.
Turlock Lake Modesto 132
3500
All yr
250'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.