Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: American Shad, Chinook Salmon, White Sturgeon, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Largemouth Bass, Kokanee Salmon, Black Crappie, Common Carp, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Spotted Bass, Flathead Catfish



Latest Photos

Always some rainbow trout to be caught on Shasta Lake during winter, spring, summer, and fall!
Photo Credit: Jeff Goodwin Guide Services
12-2-2022
King salmon are caught in the winter months every year on Shasta Lake but summer salmon fishing is best!
Photo Credit: Jeff Goodwin Guide Services
12-2-2022
Big browns are available in the winter and especially early spring on Shasta Lake.
Photo Credit: Jeff Goodwin Guide Services
12-2-2022
11-29-2022

Shasta Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Flathead Catfish 14 lbs. 9-07-2022 View Report
Brown Trout 10 lbs. 8 oz. 3-16-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 8 oz. 9-04-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 9-04-2017 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 8-27-2017 View Report
Chinook Salmon 8 lbs. 8-24-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 7 lbs. 8 oz. 8-30-2017 View Report
Brown Trout 7 lbs. 8 oz. 9-06-2017 View Report
Brown Trout 7 lbs. 2 oz. 8-04-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 7 lbs. 8-24-2017 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
11-07-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
9-26-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
11-07-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-10-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
4-01-2020Rainbow TroutShasta Lake Marina  


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
12-2-2022 Shasta Lake winter trout fishing!
Shasta Lake water temps have cooled and lake... more »
Jeff Goodwin
12-1-2022 Pit Arm is fishing very well right now for bass
Fishing has slowed overall, but the Pit Arm... more »
The Fly Shop
11-29-2022 Redding's First Bowfishing Guide Service is Ready for 2023 Clients
Spotlight Bow Fishing out of Redding, CA checked... more »
Spencer Mojarro
11-26-2022 Trout are on the bite
Trout are on the bite and a lot... more »
The Fly Shop
11-10-2022 Trout are on the bite
Trout are on the bite and a lot... more »
The Fly Shop

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