Silver Lake Fishing Guide

Silver Lake in Eastern Sierra California is the oldest “trout fishing retreat” in California’s Eastern Sierra that was established in 1916 and offers dramatic scenery and great Trout Fishing that is well-stocked!

Silver Lake is apart of the June Lake Loop that is 110 acres and is at 7,200 feet in elevation.

Silver Lake offers great fishing for Rainbow Trout, Lahontan Cutthroat, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Lake Trout (Mackinaw) and the native Tui Chubs. Fishing is good from shore, a float tube or a boat. One of the best places to fish is across from the boat launch.

Silver Lake is unique compared to other lakes that it is very well-stocked with fish as the Department of Fish and Game regularly stock the Silver Lake, but the Silver Lake Resort also pays for Silver Lake supplemental stocking every season making it more enjoyable to fish here!

Silver Lake Boat Rentals
Silver Lake has boats rentals for either a full or half days. There is a launch ramp available. Learn More

Silver Lake General Store & Cafe
The Silver Lake General Store offers fishing tackle and bait, souvenirs, groceries, sundries, beer, wine, liquor, ice, clothes and camping supplies. There is also and excellent cafe here as well.

  • Store Hours: 7am – 7pm Daily
  • Cafe Hours: 7am – 2pm Daily

Directions to Silver Lake

Silver Lake is located and easy to access on Highway 158, about halfway around the June Lake Loop that leads to and from Highway 395.

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