Collins Lake - Browns Valley, CA

Lake Information

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



Latest Photos

7 lbs. 8 oz.
Freddie Rodriguez
11-3-2023
7 lbs.
Jim & Melissa Goehring were happy to be showing off their 7lb trout caught trolling a triple teaser lure. Sherri Tham caught her trout down by the dam.
4-5-2023
10 lbs. 2 oz.
Bob Hess was fishing with his buddy and long time Collins Lake angler Mark Evans when he hooked and landed this monster 10lb 2oz rainbow trout using a red & gold crocodile lure out along the main channel.
Mark Evans
4-5-2023
Irene and Lily caught five trout at the south end of the park near the dam using Powerbait, including a Lightning Trout!
4-5-2023

Collins Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Channel Catfish 14 lbs. 9-13-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 10 lbs. 2 oz. 4-05-2023 View Report
Channel Catfish 10 lbs. 8-05-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 14 oz. 1-20-2022 View Report
Channel Catfish 9 lbs. 13 oz. 8-05-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 2 oz. 1-23-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 3-12-2021 View Report
Channel Catfish 9 lbs. 8-05-2016 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 5-16-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 8 oz. 11-03-2020 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
2-12-2024Rainbow TroutCDFW 
1-08-2024Rainbow TroutCDFW 
12-11-2023Rainbow TroutCDFW2000
12-04-2023Lightning TroutCollins Lake500
12-04-2023Rainbow TroutCollins Lake500


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
12-14-2023 Rec 4 Vets Collins Lake Trip
Collins lake veterans trip today with Rec 4... more »
Shaun Rainsbarger‎
11-24-2023 Nice change of pace today at Collins Lake
As I was paying for the launch this... more »
Shaun Rainsbarger‎
11-3-2023 Large Lightning and Rainbows Return
With 4000 pounds of Fall Trout plants already... more »
Collins Lake Staff
10-19-2023 Autumn Trout Planting at Collins Lake
Autumn Trout Planting at Collins Lake in California... more »
Collins Lake Staff
10-3-2023 Massive Catfish Caught on a Night Crawler, Trout Plants on the Horizon!
As the surface temperature continues to drop we’ll... more »
Collins Lake Staff

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