Sawmill Lake

Nestled in Northstar’s mountainside, Sawmill Lake is a private secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout.

Sawmill Lake is a Potable Water Source for NCSD, Please… No Swimming, No Dogs in the Lake and is a Pass Thru Hiking Area.

Nestled in Northstar’s mountainside, Sawmill Lake is a private secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout. Reserved for catch-and-release fly fishing only, Sawmill is the perfect lake for guided float tubing or shoreline stalking. Fishing at Sawmill Lake is limited to four rods at a time and reservations are required. Fishing days can be reserved by phone or email. You must be confirmed by pre-payment. There is a guide on-site daily to provide helpful hints. The lake can be booked for large private groups as well.

  • Address Located at Northstar California Resort: 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Phone 530-541-8208
  • Website Sawmill Lake
  • Best Feature Rainbow Trout
  • Catch-and-Release
  • Fly Fishing
  • Reservations Only

Sawmill Lake is centrally located to the Lake Tahoe Area and amongst the ski runs of Northstar California.

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