Collins Lake - Browns Valley, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, White Crappie



Latest Photos

9 lbs.
Brady Blankenship, from Yuba City caught this rainbow trout on a Mag Lip trolling really slow near the dam. Self reported as a 9 pounder.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Brady Blankenship
Brady Blankenship
5-16-2020
John Welch of Oroville caught four on PowerBait by the dam.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Collins Lake Staff
John Welch
1-23-2020
8 lbs.
with a 8lb rainbow caught floating worms/cheese powerbait combo
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Collins Lake Staff
Channing Venegas
1-23-2020
9 lbs. 2 oz.
Arii Gomez with a 9.1lb beauty caught floating a worm in front of site #114
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Collins Lake Staff
Arii Gomez
1-23-2020

Collins Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Channel Catfish 14 lbs. 9-13-2016 View Report
Channel Catfish 10 lbs. 8-05-2016 View Report
Channel Catfish 9 lbs. 13 oz. 8-05-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 2 oz. 1-23-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 9 lbs. 8-05-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 5-16-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 1-23-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 8 lbs. 8-13-2016 View Report
Channel Catfish 8 lbs. 9-28-2016 View Report
Channel Catfish 7 lbs. 7-21-2016 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
4-26-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-22-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-01-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
2-02-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
4-28-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
5-16-2020 Collins Lake Fishing Report
Brady Blankenship, from Yuba City caught this rainbow... more »
Collins Lake Staff
2-25-2020 Collins Lake Fishing Report by James “Big Ed” Everhart
Conditions Water Temp: 49-51 Water Clarity: Clear 12’+ Air Temp: 42-64 Wind:... more »
RB Bass
1-23-2020 Casting for a Challenging Catch
It can be hard to judge winter fishing.... more »
Collins Lake Staff
9-25-2019 Crazy Catfish Catching
It’s rare at Collins Lake for catfish to... more »
Collins Lake Staff
5-9-2018 Collins Lake Fishing Report
Water Temp… 73 Air Temp… 78 Water visibility… 2-4 feet Wind…... more »
Collins Lake Staff

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