Northern California Bass Fishing Reports
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Featured LakeShasta Lake
Lake Shasta has 29,500 surface acres andƯ 370 miles of shoreline. The lake level when full is 1,067 feet above sea level.
Being one of California's premier recreation lakes, Shasta offers an abundance of resorts, camping and marine facilities throughout the four main arms of the lake.
Shasta Lake's Many arms and bays and its varied terrain amke the lake seem like several lakes rather then one. Launching facilities are located convenient to most areas. Both National Forest and commerical ramps are available.
Below are listed the 7 public launch ramps at Lake Shasta maintain by the Shasta-Trinity National Forests. Each has a paved launch ramp, a lighted parking area and restrooms.
1-Antlers- 4 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. On the upper Sacramento River Arm. Exit I-5 at Antler's Road. 1/2 mile.
2-Hirz Bay- 3 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. On the Upper McCloud Arm. Exit I-5 at Gilman Road, 10 miles to Hirz Bay.
3-Bailey Cove- 2 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. on the lower McCloud River Arm. Exit I-5 at O'Brien, take Shasta Caverns Road 1 mile to Bailey Cove Road.
4-Packers Bay- 4 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. On the Lower Pit River Arm. Exit I-5 northbound at O'Brien and join southbound traffic. Exit at Packer's Bay Road, 1 mile.
5-Centimudi- 4 lane launch ramp $6 fee. Near Shasta Dam. Exit I-5 at Lake Blvd to Summit City.
6-Jones Valley- 4 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. On the Pit River Arm. Exit I-5 at Oasis Road or Mountain Gate then east to Bear Mountain Road, 9 miles.
7-Sugarloaf- 2 lane launch ramp. $6 fee. On the Upper Sacramento River Arm. Exit I-5 at Lakeshore Drive, left 2 miles.This ramp is only used during low water conditions (60' + down). Most of the other ramps reduce to 2 lanes at lower lake levels.
For information about Lake Shasta's resorts and facilities contact the Information Center at (916) 275-1589.
California Dept. of Water Resources has lake levels for Lake Shasta
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