Iron Canyon Reservoir - Deadlun, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout

Latest Photos

10-year old Johnny Feamster, one of author Higley’s grandsons, caught this nice rainbow at Iron Canyon in late February.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of John Higley
Not to be outdone, Jordan Feamster caught this trout on his own.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of John Higley
Even the old man, me, managed to fool a trout on our visit to Iron Canyon.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of John Higley
Fishing from the bank at Iron Canyon can be exciting. Here Johnny Feamster lands another rainbow.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of John Higley

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
5-22-2023Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-12-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
7-03-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-31-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-22-2019Rainbow TroutCDFW 

Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
12-4-2021 Could be a good destination to hook a ton of rainbows
If the visibility is decent, this could be... more »
The Fly Shop
8-31-2021 The National Forest Closures Have Been Extended to September 17th State Wide
Report: The national forests are all under a closure... more »
The Fly Shop
8-3-2021 Iron Canyon Reservoir Report
This mid elevation lake receives most of its... more »
The Fly Shop
3-3-2020 Iron Canyon Trout
A couple of weeks ago, when the winter... more »
John Higley
8-23-2018 Standard Summer Day Sums Up Iron Canyon Reservoir
Report: We have not heard anything as of recent.... more »
The Fly Shop

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