Home Contact Site Map Text Search

Gold Country Best - Guides to Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Fishing is sponsored by Sierra Anglers Guide Service

Lake Tahoe Fishing

Fishing Licenses
Fishing Spots
Tahoe Fish & Tips
Fishing Guides

Up
Next

Fishing License, Licensing Agents & Regulations
for Lake Tahoe and Sierra Lakes & Streams

Mackinaw (lake trout) being released
[License Fees, Licensing Agents, Current Regulations]

FREE FISHING DAYS! Yes, you can fish without having to buy a license in California on June 9th and September 22nd, 2007 and fish free in Nevada on June 10th, 2007. This is especially a great deal for anyone who is new to sport fishing and wants to get their feet wet to see if they will enjoy it. Please note that although you don't need a license on these days, all regulations still apply.

2007 California & Nevada Sport Fishing License Fees

Fishing is permitted anywhere on Lake Tahoe with either a California or Nevada fishing license.

California Fishing License

Nevada Fishing License

Valid January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007
*no license required under 16 years of age

License Agent Search: California

ANNUAL

bulletResident.... $37.30
bulletNon-resident.... $100.00

SHORT TERM/ TWO OR TEN DAY

bulletOne-Day Resident or Non-resident.... $12.10
bulletTwo-Day Resident or Non-resident.... $18.65
bulletTen-Day Non-resident.... $37.30

STAMPS & CARDS

bulletBay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Stamp.... $5.80
bulletSecond Rod Stamp.... $11.55
bulletOcean Enhancement Stamp.... $4.20
bulletColorado River Stamp.... $3.00
bulletAbalone Permit Report Card.... $17.85
bulletSalmon Punch Card.... $1.60
bulletSteelhead Report Card.... $5.80

Valid March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2008
*no license required under 12 years of age

Purchase License Online: Nevada

ANNUAL

bulletResident.... $29.00
bulletNon-resident.... $69.00
bulletJunior (ages 12-15).... $13.00
bulletNon-resident... $21.00
bulletSeniors (age 65 or older)... $13.00

SHORT TERM/ ONE OR MORE DAYS

bulletOne-day Permit Resident.... $9.00
bulletEach Additional Day... $3.00
bulletOne-day Permit Non-resident.... $18.00
bulletEach Additional Day... $7.00

STAMPS

bulletNevada Trout Stamp.... $10.00
bulletSecond Rod Stamp.... $10.00

*If you lose your California license and need a duplicate you will need the yellow receipt or pay full price

Licensing Agents in Lake Tahoe

Click on a hot link below to find Licensing agent by location.
[South Lake Tahoe, Homewood, Truckee, Tahoe City, Kings Beach, Incline Village, Soda Springs ]
Fishing Licenses can also be obtained from Lake Tahoe Fishing Guides and Charter Services.

bulletFallen Leaf Landing
bullet400 Fallen Leaf Road, South Lake Tahoe, 96150 (530) 541-5428
bulletK-Mart
bullet1056 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, 96150 (530) 541-8971
bulletLongs Drug
bullet2358 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 96150 (530) 544-1500
bulletRaley's Markets (2 locations)
bullet4018 Lake Tahoe Blvd./Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, (530) 544-5793
bullet1038 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, (530) 541-5160
bulletRite Aid
bullet1020 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, (530) 541-2434
bulletScotty's Hardware
bullet1931 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, (530) 541-3601
bulletSportsman
bullet2556 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, (530) 542-3474
bulletTahoe Flyfishing Outfitters
bullet3433 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 96150 (530) 541-8208
bulletHomewood Hardware
bullet5405 W. Lake Blvd., Homewood, (530) 525-6367
bulletBud's Sporting Goods & Fountain
bullet10108 Commercial Row, Truckee, (530) 587-3177
bulletLongs Drugs
bullet11411 Deerfield Drive, Truckee, 96161 (530) 587-5770
bulletMountain True Value Hardware
bullet11320 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, (530) 587-4844
bulletRite Aid
bullet11230 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, 96161 (530) 587-7592
bulletSan Francisco Fly Casting Club
bullet14181 Donner Pass Rd., Truckee, 96161 (530) 587-3796
bulletSierra Truckee Corporation
bullet15688 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, (530) 587-6748
bulletUnited Trails General Store
bullet10068 Hirschdale Road, Truckee, 96161 (530) 587-8282
bulletMother Natures Inn
bullet551 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, (530) 581-4278
bulletSwigards True Value Hardware
bullet200 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, (530) 583-3738
bulletKings Beach Shell
bullet8369 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, 96143 (530) 546-3265
bulletNorthshore Hardware
bullet200 Secline Street, Kings Beach, (530) 546-3505
bulletTahoe Bike & Ski
bullet8499 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, 96143 (530) 546-7437
bulletVillage Ace Hardware
bullet910 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, 89451 (775) 831-2020
bulletSoda Springs General Store
bullet21719 Donner Pass Road, Soda Springs, 95728 (530) 426-3080

Fishing Regulations - 2007-2008

This brief overview of California regulations encompasses only some of the highlights for fishing Lake Tahoe area. To view more in-depth current regulations please go to the 2007 California Regulations & the 2007 Nevada Regulations. You can also obtain a Fishing Regulation Manual from any Licensing Agent.

bullet

Fishing Hours

bulletLake Tahoe (Placer and El Dorado Cos.): Fishing is prohibited from two hours after sunset to one hour before sunrise.
bullet

Bait-General

bulletNo trout may be maintained or possessed in a live condition in any container on or attached to any boat.
bulletExcept as provided below, live or dead fin fish shall not be used or possessed for use as bait in the Sierra and North Coast Districts.
bulletIn Donner, Fallen Leaf and Tahoe lakes - Lahontan Redside, Tui Chub, Tahoe Sucker, Lahontan Speckled Dace, Mountain Sucker and Paiute Sculpin may be used only in the same lake where taken. 
bullet

Open Season/Special Regulation and Daily Bag/Possession Limit

bulletTahoe Lake
bulletTahoe Lake
bulletOpen all year
bulletLimit 5 per day, of which no more than 2 can be Mackinaw (Lake Trout)
bulletTahoe Lake - (Within 300" of the mouth of it's tributaries.)
bulletOpen July 1 -September 30, 2006
bulletLimit 5 per day, of which only 2 can be Mackinaw (Lake Trout)
bulletTahoe Lake Tributaries - (Upstream to the first lake)
bulletOpen July 1 - September 30, 2006
bulletLimit 5 per day, with 10 allowed in possession
bulletTruckee River (Nevada and Placer Counties)
bulletTruckee River for 1,000 feet below the Lake Tahoe outlet dam.
bulletClosed to all fishing all year
bulletNOTE! The area from 1,000' below the Lake Tahoe Outlet Dam downstream to Trout Creek is regulated by the District General Regulations
bulletTruckee River from the confluence of Trout Creek downstream to Glenshire Bridge
bulletOpen last Saturday in April - November 15
bulletLimit 2, minimum size limit 14 inches total length
bulletOnly artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
bulletTruckee River from Glenshire Bridge downstream to the mouth of Prosser Creek
bulletOpen last Saturday in April - November 15
bulletLimit 2, minimum size limit 14 inches total length
bulletOnly artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used
bulletTruckee River from the mouth of Prosser Creek downstream to Boca Bridge
bulletOpen last Saturday in April - November 15
bulletLimit 2, minimum size limit 14 inches total length
bulletOnly artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
bulletTruckee River from the Boca Bridge downstream to the confluence of Gray Creek 
bulletOpen last Saturday in April - November 15
bulletLimit 2
bulletNOTE! The area from Gray Creek downstream to the Nevada State Line is regulated by the District General Regulations
bulletUpper Truckee River and tributaries upstream from confluence with Showers Creek (Alpine and El Dorado Counties)
bulletOpen July 1 - September 30
bulletLimit is zero fish, catch and release fishing only. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
bulletMarlette Lake, tributaries and outlet stream
bulletSeason is July 15 through September 30, Limit is zero fish, catch and release fishing only. Only artificial lures with single barbless hooks may be used.
bulletMartis Lake
bulletOpen last Saturday in April - November 15
bulletLimit is zero fish, catch and release fishing only. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
bulletMartis Lake Tributaries
bulletClosed to all fishing all year
Hit Counter
URL: http://tahoebest.com/fishing/fishing-license-regulations.htm
Last modified: March 27, 2012

Home Next

Fishing Licenses Fishing Spots Tahoe Fish & Tips Fishing Guides

Gold Country Best Guides to Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe CasinosLake Tahoe EventsLake Tahoe FishingLake Tahoe GolfLake Tahoe Lodging
Lake Tahoe Real EstateLake Tahoe SkiingLake Tahoe TimesharesLake Tahoe Weather

Send mail to WebMaster with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 2003-2012 ComServ4You, All Rights Reserved