California Fishing Destinations

High Emigrant Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout and 1 more species

High Emigrant Lake is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, USA. This fishing spot is known for its rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. To have a successful fishing trip, it is recommended to use lures that imitate small fish or insects. The best time to visit is between May and October when the temperatures range from 60-80°F (15-27°C). It's important to note that the access road to High Emigrant Lake is closed during the winter months. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.

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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

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The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.