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Lake Shastina

Lake Shastina Kayak Fishing

Lake Shastina Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information

Nestled in a valley, northeast of the small town of Weed, lies this delightful paddler’s Lake Shastina Kayakingparadise. Magnificent low foothills covered with stands of a trees and colorful lake side vegetation along the shoreline provide spectacular visual displays.

Sweeping views of Mt. Shasta can be seen from the lake while paddling. The lake is open to all types of boating. The strong wind conditions draw windsurfing and sailing enthusiasts. Located close to the lake is a primitive campground with shady campsites available on first-come, first-served basis.

Summertime at Lake Shastina hoists a wealth of recreational activities including hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and much more.

Kayak Fishing: Lake Shastina is known as an excellent trout fishery and it also hosts bass, bluegill, silver salmon and crappie in the 12 to 15 inch range. The lake is stocked yearly with 6,500 rainbow trout in the 10 to 11 inch class. Even though fishing is allowed year-round, due to the close proximately to Mt. Shasta it gets really cold and windy from November to March.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 44 49 54 60 80 77 85 85 78 66 51 44
Low 24 28 30 33 38 44 49 48 41 34 29 24

Open: Lake Shastina is open daily from May to September for boating. The Lake Shastina campground no longer allows camping. It is strictly day use area now  The picnic areas are open year-round.

Fees: There aren’t any day use, or launch fees.The Best Places to Kayak in California Guide Book

Facilities: The facilities include  power-boating, jet and waterskiing, fishing, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, a boat launch and a marina.




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