Caples Lake - Kirkwood, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Mackinaw Trout



Latest Photos

8-18-2022
5-21-2022
4 lbs. 8 oz.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mitch Ditton
Micah Ditton
2-1-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy od Chris Leake
1-7-2020

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
9-12-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
5-23-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-06-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
7-19-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-21-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
11-17-2022 Ice has started to form along the spillway and the dam area
The resort is closed for the season. The... more »
Doug Busey
10-27-2022 The fishing has picked up dor rainbows and browns
The fishing has picked up and anglers have... more »
Doug Busey
10-21-2022 Caples Lake Boat Launch Closed
In anticipation of winter weather this weekend, and... more »
Caples Lake Resort
10-14-2022 The water level is down, but they have slowed the outflow
The water level is down, but they have... more »
Doug Busey
9-30-2022 Caples Lake Fishing Report
The lake level is getting low. The Caple... more »
Doug Busey

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