Sierra REC Magazine – Top Fishing and Recreation Lakes in Plumas County CA.

Plumas County Ca. – As Spring approaches and your family is planning spring break or early summer outings, consider a visit to Plumas County and the variety of mountain lakes that are perfect for a weekend getaway.
Plan your Spring and summer trips now for Plumas County.
Fishing is open year round on Plumas County Lakes so No need to wait for the April date to start your fishing adventure.
There’s no denying that Plumas County offers some of the most beautiful and peaceful fishing opportunities around, and with over 100 lakes and 1,000 miles of streams, there is no shortage of variety. Plumas County waters are home to Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Catfish, Bass and Mackinaw. Certain lakes are stocked each year; you can find a list of these lakes and stocking schedules at the Department of Fish & Game website.
A Short list of the Top fishing and Recreation Lakes in Plumas County:

  • Lake Almanor – over 50 miles of shoreline, fantastic views of Lassen Peak, year round fishing and Plumas counties Largest Lake.
  • Butt Valley Reservoir – Near Lake Almanor and is a great place for trout fishing and camping
  • Bucks Lake – Centrally located in Plumas county Southwest of Quincy this is a locals favorite for trout fishing, water recreation and Sandy beaches with Tall Pine surrounding.
  • Antelope Lake – 30 miles Northeast of Taylorsville, this is a popular lake for fishing & camping  15 miles of shoreline
  • Round Valley reservoir – Popular place to bring the kids fishing. Warm Water Fishery with Bass and Blue Gill. Near Greenville
  • Gold Lake – Popular Hike, Camping and Fishing Lake. Winter Recreation sports also visit this lake. Located in the Lake Basin Area.
  • Lake Davis – Camping, fishing (including an annual fishing derby) and hiking during the summer months, and a popular ice fishing tournament, sled-dog races and snowmobile poker runs in the winter. Year Round Activities 7 miles north of Portola
  • Frenchman’s Lake – Water Recreation haven located Just out of Chilcoot, nestled in the pines on the Eastern Slopes of the Sierra, Fishing Camping and all types of water Recreation will be experienced here.

Here is a great place to start in finding campgrounds, discovering trails and learning more about these lakes in Plumas County.

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