Trout Plants Will Return in Mid-October 

OREGON HOUSE – 2020 weekly trout plants will return to Collins Lake from mid-October to Thanksgiving, including the larger trophy sized trout.
Collins Lake was evacuated at 1:30am on September 9 due to a new fire North of Collins Lake (Willow Fire). The fire has been contained to 1,311 acres and did not burn any land or facilities at Collins Lake. The lake was closed on September 9 and reopened on September 11. Please check https://collinslake.com for status updates.
Trout, catfish and some crappie are providingthe top action at this time. Fishermen are experiencing the best rainbow trout fishing while tossing out PowerBait and spinners from shore in the deep water off the dam.
Hillario Sandoval of Vacaville topped recent catches with a 9-1/4 lb. channel that fell for chicken live. Big trout honors go to Rich Perry of Live Oak, who landed a 5-1/2 lb. while soaking PowerBait by the dam., according to Abigail at the Collins Lake Resort.
Christian Peck caught a quality trout while with a spinner from shore by the dam on Labor Day weekend. Nora Egan from Sacramento landed a 1-1/2 lb. trout while using PowerBait. Mike caught five trout using garlic, green and yellow PowerBait by the dam.
Starting Tuesday 9/8/20, a limited number of Open Camping Area permits will be issued again for those wanting to camp along the shoreline at the South end of the park the Fall.
The lake is 37 feet from full and the surface water temperature is 80 degrees.

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