Northern California Bass Fishing Reports
The map to the left will take you to each lake's page. There you will find details about lake facilities, launch fees, anglers input and tips on lures and patterns that are catching bass.
On each page there is a link to the FISHING REPORTS PAGE. Let us know about your latest fishing trip by filling out this report . It will be posted on the appropriate lake page.
Also join in our FISHING DISCUSSION FORUM where you may talk about your favorite fishing subjects or issues dealing with our sport.
Whiskeytown Lake is located at an elevation of 1,209 feet in the hills and valleys of California's Klamath Mountains.
It has 3,220 surface acres and 36 miles of shoreline.
Dedicated in Septmeber 1963 by President John F. Kennedy, Whiskeytown Lake was created as part of the Central Valley Water Project for the purposes of flood control, irrigation and power generation. Current park efforts include watershed restoration to restore native fish habitat.
Popular activites incklude boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, horseback and mountain bike riding, gold panning and nature study. The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, mountain lions and bald eagles.
Species of fish available in Whiskeytown Lake are smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and spotted bass, kokanee salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout, sacramento pikeminnow, bluegill, crappie and catfish.
For centuries, Wintu Indians enjoyed a properous life based on the abundant food and amterials provided by their environment. They gathered acorns, hunted elk and deer, and fished for trout and salmon. Skilled at crafts, Wintu fashioned tools from obsidian and wove baskets so tight they could cook liquids in them. Although the Gold Rush era nearly destroyed the Wintu, their heritage lives today.
For more information,Park Headquarters(530) 242-3400.
Visitor Center(530) 246-1225.
Superintendent - Whiskeytown National Recreation AreaP.O. Box 188 Whiskeytown, CA 96095(530) 244-2978.
Tri-County Chamber of Commerce (800) 487-4648.
Copyright 2013 WesternBass.com ®