Lake Solano

Details

Location:
Winters , CA
United States United States
Coordinates:
38.496, -122.0243
Distance:
Acres
Description:

Lake Solano Park, Solano Project, is located at the base of coastal foothills at the western edge of the Sacramento Valley and offers an array of recreational opportunities. Through an agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Lake Solano has been administered as a recreational area by the County of Solano since 1971. More than 200,000 visitors a year enjoy a wealth of recreational activities both on and off the water. Lake Solano is formed by Putah Diversion Dam.The park caters especially to anglers, boaters, campers, swimmers, and picnickers, but is also ideal for hiking, biking, bird-watching, and wildlife photography. The lake is considered one of the best fly-fishing spots in the Sacramento Valley; popular game fish include Brown and Rainbow Trout. The park is home to an amazingly diverse cross-section of animal life, where one can find anything from the tiniest insets to black tail deer.The County operates a campground with 90 campsites, of which 40 have water and electric hook-ups. The day use area has picnic sites, group picnic facilities, a playground, and a boat launch for non-powered vessels.
Lake Solano is located 4 miles west of Winters, just off State Highway 128.

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

Map for 38.496, -122.0243
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Browntrout-240-fw

Trout, Brown (Salmo trutta)

Freshwater
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Trout, Steelhead (Rainbow) (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Guides

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Putah Creek Fly Fishing Guide

Putah Creek Fly Fishing Specialist. Bono's Putah Creek Fly Fishing Guide Service. Greg Bonovich personally guides fishing trips on Putah Creek at the outlet of Lake Berryessa.
Dixon, CA, United States United States
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Seth Mitchell's Guide Service

Salmon fishing trips are offered on the Sacramento River in the Chico and Red Bluff area between July 16th through December 18th. Expect to hook some big fish up to 40+lbs. The limit per person is...
Chico, CA, United States United States

Lodges

Milliken Creek Inn and Spa

Escape to Milliken Creek Inn and Spa, an elegant oasis in California’s esteemed wine country. Hidden away on three verdant acres overlooking the idyllic Napa River, discover a place unlike any othe...
Napa, CA, United States United States

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.