Donner a challenge

Donner Lake - Truckee, CA (Nevada County)


by Nor Cal Fish Reports
7-8-2015

Lake is at 70% capacity. Since this lake has been beaten to death by Fourth of July traffic expect it settle down in a couple of days and when it does you're going to have to work for those trout! Throw everything you have at the trout now, ie: powerbait, nightcrawlers, and salmon eggs and combinations of these baits, spoons and spinners of different varieties. By casting closer and then working your way out a little further one can detect what depth the trout are cruising and having patience is key to success now. Kokanee fishing has remained consistent, though small fish, around the south side west end of the lake and the hump between China Cove and Loch Leven lodge in 45-80 feet of water. Orange has been the go to color here but don't discount trying others as you progress to deeper depths and other areas of the lake. Some good Mack fishing also in the south side west end of the lake at depths of 80-100 feet with #3 needlefish in Silver, White and Cop Car prints. Set back on clip about 80 to 100 feet with no dodger (530) 587-4844


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