Angel Lake Fishing Guide

Angel Lake is a glacial tarn in the northern part of the East Humboldt Range that sits at 8,378 ft in elevation, 13 acres in size and is 29 feet deep and is located in central Elko County in the northeastern part of the state of Nevada.

Angel Lake fishing is one of the most popular activities to do at the lake where you can fish for rainbow trout, brook trout and tiger trout. At Angel Lake, you can either fish from the shore, canoe or other non-motorized watercraft options.

June 19 – September 20

Angel Lake Photos

Popular Types of Fish at Angel Lake

Angel lake offers a variety of trout including: rainbow trout, brook trout and tiger trout.


Brown Trout


Brook Trout

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear 

Directions to Angel Lake

From Wells, Nevada,

  • Take State Route 231 south 12 miles.
  • This paved road will lead directly to Angel Lake Recreation area.