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 Grizzly
10-20-2019
Photo Credit: Courtesy of J&J Grizzly
10-20-2019
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dillard Guided FIshing
10-17-2019
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dillard Guided FIshing
10-8-2019

Davis Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 7 oz. 10-22-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 6-14-2017 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
9-23-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW4000
7-01-2019Brown BullheadJ & J Grizzly Store3500
6-30-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 
6-21-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW4000
6-13-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW4000


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
4-5-2020 Lake is Wide Open
Lake is wide open. Recent storms have put... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
3-9-2020 Lake is Wide Open
Lake is wide open. No docks are in... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
2-28-2020 Davis Lake Report
Lake is 90% open. From Coot bay north... more »
Mountain Hardware & Sports
2-27-2020 Davis Lake Fishing Report
Went up to Lake Davis today, Boats are... more »
Ed Dillard
2-20-2020 Lightning Tree Boat Ramp Update
I checked out Lightning tree boat ramp and... more »
Ed Dillard

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