Donner Lake - Truckee, CA

Lake Information

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



Latest Photos

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Shaun's Guide Service
11-13-2021
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Shaun's Guide Service
11-13-2021
15 lbs. 8 oz.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Shaun's Guide Service
7-20-2021
Photo Credit: Shaun's Guide Service
5-12-2021

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
12-10-2021 Fishing has slowed down at Donner Lake with the cold temperatures arriving in the area
Fishing has slowed down at Donner Lake with... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
11-17-2021 Donner Lake is fishing best at first light or late evening
Donner Lake is fishing best at first light... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
11-13-2021 Decent Action on Donner Today
I forgot to take photos today, had to... more »
Shaun Rainsbarger‎
10-21-2021 The mackinaw bite should pick up
Donner Lake has some good shore bite down... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
10-15-2021 The trout bite is still good from the west shore
The trout bite is still good from the... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports

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