Caples Lake - Kirkwood, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Mackinaw Trout



Latest Photos

4 lbs. 8 oz.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mitch Ditton
Micah Ditton
2-1-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy od Chris Leake
1-7-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy od Chris Leake
1-7-2020
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

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. 8 oz. 2-01-2020 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
9-06-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
7-19-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-21-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-08-2020Brown TroutCDFW 
5-31-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
9-25-2020 Caples Lake Fishing Report
The lake level has dropped, the boat ramp... more »
Doug Busey
9-4-2020 Caples Lake Fishing Report
CAPLES LAKE: The water is getting low already... more »
Doug Busey
8-14-2020 Fishing Has Been Fair From Shore
The water level has gone down, but the... more »
Doug Busey
7-24-2020 Fishing From Shore Has Been Good
The fishing has been fair to good for... more »
Doug Busey
7-3-2020 The Lake is Still at a Good Level
The lake is still at a good level.... more »
Doug Busey

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