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Millerton Lake Fishing Guide

Millerton Lake offers great fishing for Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Spotted Bass, Bluegill, Black Crappie and White Crappie.

Millerton Lake is an artificial lake near the town of Friant about 15 mi north of downtown Fresno offers over 40 miles of shore land and 4,900 surface acre.

The Millerton Lake reservoir was created by the construction of 319 ft high Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River.

State Recreation Area Fees

  • Vehicle Entrance: $10
  • Seniors: $9
  • Power Boat Launch Fee: $8

Millerton Lake Photos

Millerton Lake Videos

Millerton Lake Map

Popular Types of Fish at Millerton Lake

Millerton Lake offers a wide variety of fish for Anglers such as Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Catfish Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Ball, Striped Bass, Spotted Bass, Bluegill, Black Crappie and White Crappie.

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish

Black-Crappie-Fish

Black Crappie

White-Crappie

White Crappie

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Rainbow Trout

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Bass

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Bluegill & Sunfish

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Catfish

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish Preferred Bait

Directions to Millerton Lake

The area is 20 miles northeast of Fresno via Highway 41 and Highway 145.