Lower Bear River Reservoir

Details

Location:
Sacramento, CA
United States United States
Coordinates:
38.5424, -120.2378
Distance:
727 Acres
Description:

Species Present: Rainbow and brown trout are stocked annually by California Department of Fish and Game in Lower Bear River Reservoir. Rainbow trout are stocked in Upper Bear River Reservoir. Lake trout have also been caught.
From Jackson go 40 miles east on Highway 88, turn right onto Bear River Reservoir road.
There are two nearby developed campsites at South Shore Campground and Bear River Group Campgound. South Shore Campgound has 22 units and is first come, first served; Bear River Group Campground has 3 sites which may accomodate 25-50 people. There is piped water, picnic tables, toilets, grills, and fire-rings, but no hook-ups. Open May 15 - Oct. 15, depending on snow.
Lower Bear River Reservoir is considered to be an exceptional northern California trout fishery.

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

Map for 38.5424, -120.2378
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

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Trout, Brook (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Freshwater
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Trout, Lake (Salvelinus namaycush)

Freshwater
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Trout, Steelhead (Rainbow) (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Guides

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Lodges

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Tournaments

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