Caples Lake - Kirkwood, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Mackinaw Trout



Latest Photos

5 lbs.
I caught this 21 inch 5 pound trout at Caples Lake on July 1, 2018 on power bait from the shore. Lost one of similar size on a lure.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mike Waara
Mike Waara
7-4-2018
8-3-2017
8-3-2017
4 lbs.
7-7-2017

Caples Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Brown Trout 6 lbs. 7-07-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 6 lbs. 6-06-2016 View Report
Brown Trout 5 lbs. 7-07-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 5 lbs. 7-04-2018 View Report
Brown Trout 4 lbs. 7-07-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 3 lbs. 2 oz. 6-10-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 2 lbs. 6-22-2016 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
10-14-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-16-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
7-29-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-10-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
5-27-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
11-13-2018 Caples Lake Fishing Report
The resort has closed for the season and... more »
Doug Busey
10-24-2018 Caples Lake Fishing Report
The Caples Lake Resort is closed down for... more »
Doug Busey
10-10-2018 The Fishing has Been Very Good
The Caples resort will be closing for the... more »
Doug Busey
9-25-2018 Caples Lake Fishing Report
The lake level is down but both boat... more »
Doug Busey
9-5-2018 Rapalas or Medium Flashers and a Half a Worm
The lake level has gone done about 8... more »
Doug Busey

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