Nevada Fishing Destinations

Lake Tahoe

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout and 1 more species

Lake Tahoe is known for its excellent fishing opportunities. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including kokanee salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout, and mackinaw trout. Nearby activities include hiking, boating, and skiing. When fishing in Lake Tahoe, it is best to use live bait and fish deeper waters. The best time of year to visit for fishing is during the summer months, from June to September, when temperatures average around 70°F. However, fishing is still possible in the spring and fall 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 value of the Atlantic salmon both as a sport, commercial, and food fish cannot be exaggerated.

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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.