Collins Lake - Browns Valley, CA

Lake Information

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



Latest Photos

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
Photo Credit: Shauns Guide Service
3-12-2017

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 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
Channel Catfish 7 lbs. 7-29-2016 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
4-28-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-24-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-03-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
2-10-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
12-09-2018Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
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
4-24-2018 Collins Lake Fishing Report
Water Temp 58-61 Air Temp 70-80 Water Clarity 2-3 feet Wind... more »
Collins Lake Staff
3-12-2017 Collins Lake
Went out with a friend today, to see... more »
Shaun Rainsbarger‎

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