NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California


Lakes by Region- High Sierra

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Lake Location Nearest hwy/
surface acres
Camp. open/
elev
Comments
Lake Alpine Bear Valley 4
180
June
7,000'
Stocked with rainbow trout.
Bass Lake Oakhurst 41/49
1200
May
3500'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Beardsley Reservoir Pinecrest 108 May
3400'
Stocked trout.
Blue Lakes Carson Pass 88 June
8000'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Boca Reservoir Truckee I-80
970
May
5700'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Bridgeport Reservoir Bridgeport 395
4400
*
6500'
Trout.
Caples & Kirkwood Lakes Kirkwood 88
600
June
8000'
Stocked trout
Cherry Lake Groveland 120 April
4700'
Stocked trout.
Convict Lake Mammoth Lakes 395 April
7583'
Rainbow & German brown trout.
Courtright/Wishon Reservoirs Fresno 168 June
8200'
Stocked rainbow & native brown & brook trout.
Crowley Lake Mammoth Lakes 395
650
April
6500'
Rainbow, German brown & cutthroat trout.
Donner Lake Truckee I-80 May
5600'
Stocked rainbow trout. Mackinaw trout.
Echo Lake Hwy 50 Corridor 50
300
None
7400'
Stocked rainbow & cutthroat trout.
Edison/Florence Lakes Fresno 168 June
7500'
Native trout.
Ellery & Tioga Lakes Lee Vining 120 June
9700'
Stocked rainbow plus native trout.
Fallen Leaf Lake Lake Tahoe 89 May
6400'
Rainbow, German brown & Mackinaw trout.
Highland Lakes Bear Valley 4 June
8600'
Native trout.
Hume Lake Fresno 180
85
May
5300'
Stocked rainbow & brown trout.
Huntington Lake Shaver Lake 168 June
7000'
Stocked rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.
Ice House Reservoir Riverton 50
678
5,500' Rainbow & brown trout plus kokanee salmon.
Indian Creek Reservoir Markleeville 89
129
April
5600'
Stocked Eagle Lake trout.
Jackson Meadow Reservoir Truckee/
Sierraville
89 May
6200'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Jenkinson Lake Hwy 50 Corridor 50
640
All yr
3900'
Stocked rainbow, Eagle Lake & brown trout.
June Lake Loop Hwy 395 Corridor 395 April
7600'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Kirman Lake Hwy 395 Corridor 395 None Wild Trout Lake. Stocked.
Lake Valley Reservoir Truckee I-80
300
May
5800'
Native trout.
Loon Lake Lake Tahoe 50 June
6500'
Stocked rainbow & German brown trout.
Lower Bear River Reservoir Lake Tahoe 88
727
May
5800'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Lundy Lake Hwy 395 Corridor 395 May
7800'
Stocked rainbow, German brown & brook trout.
Mammoth Lakes Basin Hwy 395 Corridor 395 June
8900'
Several lakes. Primarily stocked trout.
Mammoth Pool Reservoir Fresno 41
1000
May
3300'
Stocked rainbow & German & brook trout.
Martis Creek Reservoir Truckee 267 May
5800'
Native trout.
Mosquito Lake Stanislaus Nat'l Forest 4 June
8260'
Native trout.
North, South & Sabrina Lakes Hwy 395 Corridor 395
180
April
9755'
Stocked rainbow & German brown trout.
Pine Flat Lake Fresno 180
4300
All yr
900'
Warm water species with rainbow trout plants.
Prosser Creek Reservoir Truckee 80/89
740
May
5800'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Redinger Lake/Kerckhoff Reservoir Fresno 41 All yr Some striped bass.
Rock Creek Lake Bishop 395
63
May
9600'
Stocked trout & bass.
Saddlebag Lake Lee Vining 120 June
10087'
Several species of trout.
Salt Springs Reservoir S. Lake Tahoe 88
961
None
3900'
Native trout. No fish stocked.
Shaver Lake Shaver Lake 168
2000
All yr
5370'
Stocked trout plus warm water species. Kokanee.
Silver Lake S. Lake Tahoe 88 June
7200'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Spicer Meadow Reservoir Stanislaus Nat'l Forest 4
2000
June
6600'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Stampede Reservoir Truckee I-80/89
3440
May
6000'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Lake Sterling Truckee I-80 7000' Stocked rainbow trout.
Lake Tahoe Tahoe Nat'l Forest I-80 May
6226'
Any & all.
Topaz Lake Hwy 395 Corridor 395
1800
May
5000'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Twin Lakes Hwy 395 Corridor 395 May
7000'
Stocked & native trout & kokanee salmon.
Union/Utica Reservoirs Bear Valley 4 June
6850'
Rainbow trout & kokanee salmon.
Union Valley Reservoir Riverton 50
2,860
4,900' Rainbow & brown trout.
Virginia Lakes Hwy 395 Corridor 395 June
9700'
Stocked rainbow & native trout.
Woods & Red Lakes S. Lake Tahoe 88 June
8200'
Stocked brook & native trout.
Wrights Lake Riverton 50
65
June
7000'
Rainbow & brown trout.