Lake Davis - Portola, CA

Lake Information

Lake Davis located near the historic railroad town of Portola in Plumas County. This small mountain town is about 50 miles from Reno and an hour north of Truckee. The reservoir is situated in Plumas National Forest. Several campgrounds and day use areas surround the lake and boat ramps are available.
Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Brown Bullhead



Latest Photos

Photo Credit: Courtesy of J & J Grizzley Store
10-20-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of J & J Grizzley Store
10-20-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of J & J Grizzly
7-31-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dillard Guided Fishing
7-16-2020

Lake Davis Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 7 oz. 10-22-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 6-14-2017 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
6-14-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-23-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW4000
7-01-2019Brown BullheadJ & J Grizzly Store3500
6-30-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-21-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW4000


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
3-31-2021 Ice Fishing Season is Basically Over
Ice fishing season is basically over. Open water... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
1-9-2021 Ice Report
Ice Report. Yes the lake is frozen. As... more »
J&J's Grizzly Store Staff
12-11-2020 North End of The Lake is Iced Over
Right now, the north end of the lake is... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
11-25-2020 Some of The Best Fishing in Years is Going on Right Now
Right now, Lake Davis is seeing some of... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
10-22-2020 Another Good Day
A good day again 22 fish, caught on... more »
Ed Dillard

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