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Lake Clementine         

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Lake Clementine Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information

Kayak fishing Lake ClementineWhether your pleasure is paddling a kayak or canoe, boat-in camping, or trolling for fish, Lake Clementine has it all. You can paddle through timbered slopes, rolling tree covered hills, and grass covered meadows.


This exquisite lake, situated at 718’ feet elevation lies at the bottom of a deep valley clothed with chaparral, mixed evergreens and cottonwood trees which flank both sides of this long narrow lake. Lake Clementine provides a peaceful atmosphere due to the twenty-five boat restriction on the lake at any time.

Kayakers can plan on nonstop adventure at this delightful paddling retreat. During the early morning hours as the sun rises over the foothills, perfect reflections of the surrounding terrain are cast onto the glassy water surface.

There are two sections of Lake Clementine: the lower and upper area. The lower area is for power boats, jet and water skiers. There is a restriction to twenty-five boats on the lake at any time.

Fishing on Lake Clementine is a treat for even the most experience kayak angler. Pulling in a trophy-sized trout at Lake Clementine is an experienced that has anglers making reservations months in advance to fish here. The cool, clean waters are home to brown trout, large and small mouth bass, carp, and catfish. Lake Clementine is not stocked with fish, but kayak anglers can still enjoy fishing for large and small mouth bass in the spring throughout the summer.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 56 58 60 66 74 83 90 89 84 75 61 51
Low 35 37 38 42 48 55 61 59 55 47 39 34

Open: The campground is usually open daily from May 15th to November 1st, weather Kayaking Clementine Lakepermitting. The boat speed limit is 40 m.p.h. during the day and 5 m.p.h, at night and in the restricted areas. Only twenty-five boats are allowed on the lake at one time. A highlight of the lake is it allows boating twenty-four hours a day

Fees: There are fees to launch and to camp, but no day use fee. Dogs are not allowed on the lake or in the campgrounds.

LaThe Best Places to Kayak in California Guide Bookke Facilities: There is a marina, a boat-in camping, hiking, bicycling and horseback riding trails, swimming and waterskiing. Ph: 530 885-4527





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