Black Butte Lake

Details

Location:
Orland, CA
United States United States
Coordinates:
39.7692, -122.3654
Distance:
4,460 Acres
Description:

Black Butte Lake rests in the rolling hills 8 miles west of Orland, California at an elevation of 470 feet. Black Butte has 40 miles of shoreline and contains 4,460 acres of water. There are several well maintained camping facilities situated around the lake operated by the US Army Corps. There is a full service marina with boat rentals available. Water-skiing, jet-skiing, and swimming is allowed. Black Butte is famous for the excellent spring crappie fishing and abundance of bass, catfish, and bluegill. Hunting is permitted in designated areas with restrictions. From Orland, follow Newville Road west 8 miles to Black Butte Lake.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area
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Map

Map for 39.7692, -122.3654
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Fishing Reports

Bass Master
almost 3 years ago (05/11/2011)

Black Butte Lake Fishing Report 05.11.11

Well here are the results from my fishing trip on 7-8 may 2011. weather conditions partly cloudy and windy up to around 10mph. (you may think fish wouldnt be hitting cause the wind and it would be difficult to fish.) not the case these days. 7th of may 2011 not too bad only caught 3 biggest one being about 1.5 punds. using a silver and blue back shallow floating rapala. working it slowly twitching off top of water to jsut under the surface. 8th may 2011 best bass fishing so far this year. and...

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Spottedbass-240-fw

Bass, Spotted (Micropterus punctulatus)

Freshwater
263
Stripedbass-240-fwsw

Bass, Striped (Morone saxatilis)

848
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Greensunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Green (Lepomis cyanellus)

Freshwater
285

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

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St. Bernard Lodge

The St. Bernard Lodge is an historic bed and breakfast inn and hotel that accommodates singles, families and group vacation rentals. It is strategically located in the heart of Northern California...
Mill Creek, CA, United States United States

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.