Suggested Flies for Silver and Caples Lake:
Sierra Tahoe Hatch Selection
From Jackson at junction of Highways 49-88, take Highway 88 East and go 50 miles to Silver Lake or 62 miles (past Silver Lake and Kirkwood) to Caples Lake on right.
Fishing Regulations (Effective March 1st, 2018)
Silver and Caples Lake:
Open all year. No restrictions. 5 fish limit. Ten in Possession
Caples Creek from confluence with SF American to Caples Lake dam:
Open all year. 0 trout. Artificial lures with barbless hooks.
South Fork American River and Tributaries:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through September 30th. 5 trout, no gear restrictions. Summer fishing only to protect Spring and Fall Spawning.
Bathymetric Chart- Caples Lake