Caples Lake Report

Caples Lake - Kirkwood, CA (Alpine County)

by Doug Busey

The water level at Caples Lake is at 61 feet, full capacity is 62 feet. Caples Lake has two boat launching areas. The Caples lake Lake resort or the Eldorado Irrigation District facility. The lake also offers many shore fishing areas. If you don't mind a hike, take a trip to the Woods Creek inlet area. The dam and spillway also offers shore fishing areas. Joe Rizzo and Charles Moss caught a nice stringer of rainbows using night crawlers in Emigrant Cove. Marvyn Hunting caught a 6 pound rainbow by the Woods Creek inlet with Neutral scent Powerbait. The resort offers fishing boat and kayak rentals and a general store that is open 8-5 .The campground is open on a first come first serve basis. For more information call the Caples Lake Resort at 209-258-8888.

Good luck on your next fishing adventure. If you have a question or a report in our local fishing area, call the Naw line at 775-267-9722. If you have a photo of your catch, send it to Hope to see you on the waters. Good fishin' and tight lines.