FRENCH MEADOWS RESERVOIR

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FISHING CALIFORNIA

French Meadows Reservoir


April 23, 2024

French Meadows Reservoir is a popular fishing spot in California, known for its abundance of rainbow, brown, and lake trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. Fishing tips include using power bait or nightcrawlers for bait and trolling or fly fishing for the best catches. The best time of year to visit is typically from May to October, with temperatures ranging from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors should be aware of the occasional thunderstorm during the summer months.



Fish Species
Image Alt Apache Trout
Image Alt Lake Trout

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Area Boat Ramps

HENNESS PASS ROAD, SIERRAVILLE
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
PENINSULA ROAD, STRAWBERRY VALLEY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
SALMON LAKE -BOAT RAMP BOATING SITE
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
CAPT ROBERTS BOATING SITE
Truckee Watershed, California
SALMON LAKE ROAD 1500, SIERRA CITY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
SARDINE LAKE ROAD 990, SIERRA CITY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
PLUMAS COUNTY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
WOODCAMP ACCESS ROAD NEVADA COUNTY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
SMOKEY LANE 44-50, ALLEGHANY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
MEADOW LAKE ROAD NEVADA COUNTY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California

Rafting & Kayaking

HEADWATERS TO BUCKS LAKE
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
CARIBOU RESERVOIR TO BELDON
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
CONFLUENCE WITH EAST AND WEST BRANCHES OF NELSON CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
NF BOUNDARY TO CONFLUENCE WITH NORTH FORK FEATHER RIVER
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
FRENCHMAN RESERVOIR TO NF BOUNDARY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, Nevada
ROCK CREEK DAM TO CRESTA RESERVOIR
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO CONFLUENCE WITH NELSON CREEK
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
STATE PARK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
SILVER LAKE TO MEADOW VALLEY
East Branch North Fork Feather Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Oxbow Park

Wilderness Bucks Lake

Mogul Park

Rainbow Ridge Park

Newlands Circle

Portola City Park

Rock Park

Idlewild Park

Glendale Park

Lundsford Park

                                                                                                                       
                                               
KYBURZ MARSH WATCHABLE WILDLIFE SITE
HERMIT VALLEY
ANGORA RIDGE
ALPHA OMEGA OBSERVATION SITE
WASHINGTON OVERLOOK OBSERVATION SITE

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