Davis Lake - 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, Largemouth Bass, Brown Bullhead



Latest Photos

Photo Credit: Courtesy of J&J's Grizzly Store
4-28-2018
Photo Credit: J&J Grizzly Staff
2-3-2018
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Paul Brewer
11-12-2017
4 lbs.
Today we caught a 4 pound 23 inch Rainbow Trout
Photo Credit: Ed Dillard
6-14-2017

Davis Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 6-14-2017 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
8-05-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
7-29-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-05-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 
5-15-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
6-3-2018 Davis Lake Fishing Report
Fishing 30-40 foot water down15-20 ft needlefish and... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
5-13-2018 Fish are Done Spawning!
Fish are done with spawn mode and are... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
4-28-2018 Davis Lake Action
The staff from J&J's Grizzly Store checked in... more »
J&J's Grizzly Store Staff
4-15-2018 Davis Lake Update
Lake is now fully open. Fly fishing at... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
4-8-2018 Davis Lake Fishing Report
Lake is now fully open. Fly fishing at... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports

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