Fishing Location Spotlight:Lake BerryessaFish Species at Lake AmadorGame Fish SpeciesBluegillLargemouth BassSmallmouth BassSpotted BassChannel CatfishBullhead CatfishWhite CatfishBlack CrappieWhite CrappieBluegillRed-eared SunfishGreen SunfishRainbow TroutBrown TroutBrook TroutLandlocked Chinook King SalmonLandlocked Kokanee SalmonCommon CarpSacramento PikeminnowGolden ShinerThreadfin ShadCrayfish - CrawdadsFishing at Lake BerryessaLake Berryessa is home to a variety of fish, including several types of large catfish, Chinook King Salmon, Kokanee salmon, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Sunperch, and more. Water skiers are all over the center of the lake during the summer heat, but there are many channels and areas of the lake that provide great fishing opportunities even when the lake has a lot of traffic that tend to congregate in the big part of the lake. Where to Fish on Lake BerryessaIf you are fishing from the shore, the inlets are the perfect place to start. Capell Cove and Steel Canyon Inlet are known to be productive locations, as well as the areas near the Big and Small Islands. If you're wanting to fish for catfish, the most popular spots are the Putah Creek Inlet, Pope Creek Inlet, and the area north of the northern bridge.Lake Berryessa is great for trolling. The best places to troll for trout, kings, and kokanee, are at the southern end near the dam, in Markley Cove, in Wragg Canyon Inlet, and along the Narrows. The area around Portuguese Point is another place where the trolling is great, as well as all around Big Island.Visit the Lake Berryessa Website for more information at https://www.usbr.gov/mp//ccao/berryessa/index.htmlGreat Lures for Fishing at Lake BerryessaTrophy Trout SpoonsTrophy Trout FlatfishCamping at Lake BerryessaLake Berryessa CampgroundsThere are two campground options on Lake Berryessa with the Pleasure Cove Resort & Marina, and the Steele Canyon Campground. Pleasure Cove Resort & MarinaTent CampingThere are 91 tent sites with a BBQ, fire pit, and a picnic table in most of the sites. All but two sites have an 8 person maximum occupancy, except for the two double sites that can accomodate 16 people. Pets are allowed for a small fee. RV CampingThere are 26 RV sites, that include, water, 30 amp electricity, and some of the sites have sewer to hook up to. Most sites accommodate 25' to 45' length trailers. These sites have an 8 person maximum occupancy.Steele Canyon Campground:Tent CampingThere are 20 tent sites that include a BBQ, fire pit, and picnic table. These sites have a 4 person maximum occupancy.RV CampingThere are 6 RV sites that include a BBQ, fire pit, picnic table. There is no electricity, water, or sewer. 8 person maximum occupancy. RV or Tent CampingThere are 59sites designated for RV or tent camping that include a BBQ, fire pit, picnic table. There is no electricity, water, or sewer. 8 person maximum occupancy. Camping Reservations: http://lakeberryessacampgrounds.com/campgrounds/Soft Bait Lures for Fishing at Lake BerryessaHow to Drop Shot for Largemouth Bass Everything You Need to KnowLake Berryessa Fishing Guides and Fishing Charter BoatsThere are many different fishing guides that offer guided fishing trips at Lake Berryessa. FishingBooker is a service of local guides that you can choose from and schedule your next guided fishing trip. Click below to learn more about the different guides that offer guided fishing trips in Lake Berryessa, or any other area you are interested in going on a guided fishing trip or fishing charter boat. Book Your Next Fishing Charter by Clicking BelowCottages and Vacation Home Rentals around Lake Berryessa in Napa, CAThese two listings are an example of what is available, click either rental house below for a complete list of rental homes and cottages available. Shop for fishing tackle in ourFishing Gear and Tackle store.Disclosure: This post is brought to you by the Mendenhall Outdoors team. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and this does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase.