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Q
Is fishing allowed in Donner Lake?

A Yes, fishing is a popular summertime activity. Donner Lake is home to plenty of Mackinaw, rainbow, and brown trout along with kokanee salmon. The lake is also known for producing bigger Mackinaw than the nearby Lake Tahoe. Fishing from the shore is an option, but most people prefer to fish from boats.