Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3720 Sept 14-18 - Page 19

Fuller/Rucker/Spaulding/Lake Valley Reservoir Facts Fuller Lake: offers day use facilities and a boat ramp. The boat speed limit 10 mph. Rainbow and brown trout abound in the lake’s cold waters. Nevada County il Tra To Grouse Ridge Area Lakes Blue Lake Sp Spillway 5464‘ Rucker Lake Rucker Creek au Spillway 5462‘ ldi ng Tu n Zion Hill 6204 ne l Fuller Lake Rucker Lake: offers 7 dispersed, walk-in campsites (fee), fishing, swimming. Non-motorized boating only is allowed here. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead catfish and green sunfish are the three species anglers can catch. Elevation is 5464 ft. Spillway 5463‘ Day Use Dam Directions: Take Highway 20 from I-80. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road, then approx 7 miles to right turn on Rucker Lake Road, (unpaved), follow signs for Camp Liahona. Co nd Clyde Mtn 6052 uit Zion Hill Tunnel 5678 Siphon 5567 Lodgepole Campround, Lake Valley Reservoir: offers 35 campsites (fee), fishing, swimming, handicap acces- sible. Boaters have to observe a 10 mph speed limit. Anglers target brown, and rainbow trout and brown bullhead catfish. Rim Powerhouse Directions: Take Yuba Gap exit south from I-80 0.3 mile, turn right toward Lake Valley Reservoir and go 2.7 miles to camp. Elevation is 5800 ft. For more information on fishing these lakes, call Will Fish Tackle in Auburn, 530-346-7960. Only) Jeep Directions: Take Highway 20 from I-80. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road then approx 5 miles to Fuller Lake. Elevation is 5341 ft. For more information on recreation facilities on PG&E lakes, go to: www.pge.com/mybusiness/environment/ pge/recreation. Directions: Take Hwy. 20 from I-80 for 2.3 miles. Turn right on Lake Spaulding Road, then 0.5 mile to area. Fuller, Rucker & Blue Lakes Lake Spaulding: offers 25 campsites, (13 are walk-in sites), (fee), 5 picnic sites, fishing, swimming, boat ramp, water skiing and an overflow camp. The lake is handicap accessible. Chinook salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout and a sleeper population of brown trout are available. Elevation is 5000 ft. 19 Sept 14 - 28, 2018 MAP FEATURE VOL.37 • ISS. 20 Black Oak Spring To Bear Valley Highway 20 Lake Spaulding 5040’ Dam Fishing Notes Notes Fishing Fuller Lake Lake features features Rainbow Rainbow and and Brown Brown Trout, Trout, a a mixture mixture of of holdover holdover and and planted planted fish. fish. Float Float tubers tubers find find success on both species using a variety of dry and wet    • • Fuller flies, while while boaters boaters troll troll with with Rapalas, Rapalas, Rebels Rebels and and other other minnow minnow imitation imitation lures. lures. Shore Shore fishing fishing access access is is excellent; Power Bait, nightcrawlers, flies and spinners are    flies, all productive. Fishing is good from mid-May when the road is opened to the late fall or early winter when all productive. Fishing is good from mid-May when the road is opened to the late fall or early winter when snows prevent access to the lake. Rucker Lake Lake has has a a self self sustaining sustaining population population of of Largemouth Largemouth Bass, Bass, Bluegill Green Sunfish and Brown the prevalent most prevalent Fish light with • • Rucker and Brown Bullhead Bullhead Catfish, Catfish, but bass but are bass the are most species. species. Fish with line light finesse line   and finesse baits, such Magic as 4 Worms, inch Magic the best action. Spinnerbaits, and lures top water lures be can also at be good at times. and baits, such as 4 inch for Worms, the best for action. Spinnerbaits, crankbaits, crankbaits, jigs and top jigs water can also good times. Blue Lake Lake is offers Bullhead Catfish and from Rainbow Fishing pressure is very here. • • Blue in the Brown process of being re-filled a big Trout. drawdown. Rainbow Trout and light Brown Bullhead Catfish are found here. fishery, but hasn’t been planted for five years. There are some wild browns in the lake, along with a sleeper population of smallmouth bass. “Spaulding is only planted with Inland Chinook, which have been in limited to no availability in recent years due to low fish numbers on the Klamath. 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