Don Pedro Lake Professional Review and Guide
"If you’re afraid to lose some flies, don’t go to this lake. If not, you’ll work some of the best fish habitat in the foothills of northern California! The trout and bass you’ll catch are worth a few missing flies. Don Pedro, one of the best fly fishing destinations in the Sierra foothills gold country, is well stocked with trout, salmon, and bass. The Department of Fish & Game keeps virtually tens of thousands of fingerlings roaming this lake. The impoundment is huge, so plan on covering lots of water to maximize your fishing adventures. Types of Fish: Rainbow trout, kokanee, largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass, crappie, bluegill, and some king salmon. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping."