2021-2022 Trout Derby Begins! Posted


We are pleased to announce the commencement our annual trout derby! We started 11/26 with a beautiful drop of 100 tagged trout consisting of 500lbs of our Amagolds and 200lbs of trophy fish.

One $7 purchase of a derby ticket gets you into the derby and is good for the four-month entirety of the derby. See attached flyers for details!




2022 Reservation book opening 11/15! Posted

Announcement: 2022 Reservations! On 11/15/2021 the reservation book for 2022 camping will officially open! Reservations can be made Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am till 5pm via phone (209)274-4739. Reservations can be made in person anytime during our business hours. No online reservations available. We’re old school 😉   #gofishing #FishingIsGoodForTheSoul #GoOutside #FishingIsGoodForTheMind #anglers #memories… Read more »

End of Summer Update Posted

Summer 2021 is in the books. We want to thank you for a fantastic summer camping season! There are a few updates on the coming weeks: 1. The swim pond will be closed  until next year around May. 2. The Tackle Box Cafe will be closed for six weeks to allow for renovations and deep… Read more »

2021 State Of the Lake Update Posted

Lake Amador is happy to continue serving the public during the 2021 Season. We are open for camping and day use recreation as usual. Some important details to note are: Water Level is currently at 37ft down and increasing at about 2ft/week until rain graces our watershed areas for Jackson Creek. Temperature at top of… Read more »

Happy Memorial Day Posted

Happy Memorial Day!!! We want to take the time so wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to those who have served and we honor our fallen. We have updated information pertaining to just this weekend. Tackle Box Cafe hours extended! Friday 7am-3pm, Saturday 7am-7pm, Sunday 7am-7pm, Monday 7am-3pm! Updated Gate… Read more »

2021 Swim Pond Season!!! Posted

We have great news!!!   We have opened the Swim Pond and slide this month through Labor Day Weekend! The Pond has been freshly lined and cleared for use. Come cool off and slip into the water with our waterslide. Just please no glass or dogs allowed in the pond area. ****Capacity and hours are… Read more »

2020-2021 Trout Stocking Totals Posted

CURRENT LAKE / STOCKING INFO FOR 2020-2021 SEASON ***TROUT STOCKED DAILY/WEEKLY WHEN AVAILABLE*** Lake level is currently 22ft from full, surface temp is at 70 degrees.  The launch ramp is two lane. We had been stocking Donaldson Rainbows, Amador Golden Rainbows, and Cutbows from our trout farm, most trout are a 3lb average. 2020-2021 TROUT STOCKING TOTALS:… Read more »

2020-2021 Lake Amador’s 25th Annual Trout Derby!!! Posted

  Come one, come all to Lake Amador’s 25th Annual Trout Derby! Run’s from November 27, 2020 till March 28, 2021. Admission by a one-time, $7 entry fee which covers the entire derby time frame. If you catch a tagged fish, bring it in and match the list for a prize! Over $5000 in total… Read more »

Temporary COVID-19 mitigation rules at Lake Amador Posted

Lake Amador is open! We have been diligently keeping contact with Amador County Health officials about taking extra safety measures to ensure the safety of our customers during this time.  We are continually changing policies as new precautions arise, and will keep everyone updated of future changes. Please practice social distancing. As of now the current facility changes are as follows: CAMPING IS BY… Read more »

FACILITY UPDATE: We are still open! Posted

FACILITY UPDATE: Hello everyone just letting you know the latest news….WE ARE STILL OPEN!! Be assured we are taking every appropriate and needed measure to curb the spread of Covid-19 to keep you safe but also provide you with an outlet to get outside during these times. We are making sure to follow the rules… Read more »