Northern California Bass Fishing Reports
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Trinity Lake is located at an elevation of 2,370 feet in the Whiskeytown -Shasta -Trinity National Recreation Area. It has 17,000 surface acres and 145 miles of shoreline. The lake was formed with the completion of Trinty Dam and was filled completely by 1963.
Trinity Dam and power plant are located on the Trintiy River nine miles upstream from the town of Lewiston. It is one of the highest earth filled dams in the world, rising 465 feet above the river bed. It is 1/2 mile long across the top and 1/2 mile wide through the base. Construction began on the dam in 1957 and was completed in 1961.
Species of fish available in Trinity Lake are smallmouth sass, largemouth bass, kokanee salmon, chinook salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout and catfish.
The Stuart Fork Arm is the hub of most of the activity on the lake. It extends to the west and is fed by the Stuart Fork and the East Fork of the Stuart Fork of the Trinity River. Numerous campgrounds , picnic areas, beaches, boat ramps, resorts and marinas line its shores.
The Main Arm of the lake stretches from the dam north for about 19 miles. Here you can explore secluded, tree lined coves or spedn a quiet night a a boat-in campground.
The North Lake Area is quieter and more relaxed but provides a variety of services, supplies, facilities and recreation activities. Also available are the commercial services of Trinity Center, including a campground, an airport and a marina with a public ramp and boat rentals.
Weaverville, the historic seat of Trinity County, lies outside the Trinity Unit at the junction of Highways 3 and 299. It has a fascinating and colorful history dating back to 1850 when the first permanent building in the county was built there and the settlement was officially named. Over the years it has survived catastrophic fires, the boom and bust of the Gold Rush and the construction of the Trinity and Lewiston Dams. The community is known for its beautifully preserved downtown area and unique spiral staircases along Main Street.
For more information,Weaverville Ranger Station210 West Main Street, PO Box 1190, Weaverville, CA 96093(530) 623-2121.
Supervisor's Office, Shasta-Trinity National Forest2400 Washington Avenue, Redding, CA 96001(530) 244-2978.
Tri-County Chamber of Commerce (800) 487-4648.
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