Updated May 18th, 2022
Donner Lake is a good bet for shore anglers right now. There are some anglers trolling for macks in the early morning or late evenings, but shore angling from the docks seems to be the most popular. Shore anglers should fish powerbait or salmon eggs with a slip sinker rig for best results. Kokanee isn’t too popular here currently. Other lakes are doing better for Kokanee.
Donner Lake is currently at 97% capacity.
Boca hasn’t been stocked as of yet, but the water levels right now are making it a great fishery for holdover rainbows, or the occasional brown trout. Shore anglers are doing well using an inflated nightcrawler floating off the bottom or powerbait. Anglers trolling should try trolling the shore line with small spoons and small rapalas. There is a five fish limit at this reservoir with no size limit.
Boca Reservoir is currently at 85% capacity.
Stampede Reservoir has a great Kokanee bite. The best areas to troll for good size Kokanee are near the creek and river arms. Anglers fishing for Kokanee should be top-lining because the fish aren’t too deep in the water column yet. Try to top line with spinners or weddings rings behind a purple, pink, or green dodger. Shore anglers fishing for trout at Stampede should use powerbait, salmon eggs, or nightcrawlers.
Stampede Reservoir is currently at 55% capacity.
The smallmouth bass bite at Prosser Reservoir has really picked up. Anglers should focus on bass near the rocky points or ledges using powerbait or worms. Shore anglers fishing for trout are catching some nice rainbows and cutthroats where Prosser Creek flows into the reservoir. Trout anglers should try using Thomas Bouyant Spoons, Kastmasters, or powerbait.
Prosser Creek Reservoir is currently at 60% capacity.
JACKSON MEADOWS RESERVOIR
The road to Jackson Meadows Reservoir may still be closed for the season. Anglers are advised to fish elsewhere. No report yet.
There is not a lot of action for anglers on Pyramid Lake. The fish are in spawn mode right now. Anglers are catching some fish here or there using midges, but there isn’t much stripping action currently.
Jay Clark Fly Fishing
Woodgrain Guide Service
Bigfly Guide Service
Matt "Gilligan" Koles
Tahoe's Premier Guide
Recommended for Donner Lake, Stampede, or Boca
Fish Tales Guide Service
Christophel's Guide Service
Captain Fish James
Tight Lines Guide Service
Shaun Patrick Rainsbarger
Shaun's Guide Service
Lake Tahoe Guides
Big Mack Charters
Hooked Up Sport Fishing
Tahoe Sport Fishing
Chuck's Charter Fishing
Captain Chris' Charters