Donner Lake - Truckee, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Mackinaw Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Lahontan Cutthroat



Latest Photos

15 lbs. 8 oz.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Shaun's Guide Service
7-20-2021
Photo Credit: Shaun's Guide Service
5-12-2021
Photo Credit: Shaun's Guide Service
4-9-2021
Photo Credit: Shaun's Guide Service
4-8-2021

Donner Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Mackinaw Trout 25 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 22 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 20 lbs. 3 oz. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 20 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 20 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 18 lbs. 11 oz. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 18 lbs. 8 oz. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 18 lbs. 1 oz. 11-18-2016 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 18 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report
Mackinaw Trout 18 lbs. 5-15-2020 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
6-07-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
5-02-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-27-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-13-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
11-03-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
7-20-2021 15 Plus Pounder at Donner Lake
            Donner laker at nearly 16 pounds this morning.... more »
Shaun Rainsbarger‎
7-12-2021 Fishing Has Been Best in The Mornings
The fishing is best in the mornings and... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
7-2-2021 Kokanee Bite Goes South By 10am
Anglers are still catching lots of planted trout... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
6-11-2021 Donner Lake Still Has a Great Shore Bite
Donner Lake still has a great shore bite... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
6-4-2021 Anglers Are Seeing Good Morning Mackinaw Bite
At Donner Lake, anglers are seeing a good,... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports

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