New Bullards Bar Lake

Location and Directions:

12571 Marysville Rd.
Dobbins, CA 95935

     Bullards Bar Res. is located in Yuba County, approx. 25 miles north of Nevada City on Highway 49. From Sacramento, take Hwy. 80 East to Colfax. Then take Hwy.174 North to Nevada City. Turn Left on Hwy 49 North and then Left on Marysville Rd. to the lake.


General Info:

    The lake consists of 4,700 surface acres and has 56 miles of shoreline. There are numerous tent and RV camping facilities around the lake. For more information contact: Emerald Cove Resort & Marina P.O. Box 1954, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 692-3200 For more information visit Bullards Bar web site.


Other lakes in the area:
Collins Lake
Oroville Lake
Scott's Flat Lake



Boating Info:

    There are two public boat launches available.


Fishing Info:

    This lake is primarily known for it's kokanee salmon fishing. They are usually taken from spring through early fall by anglers trolling various lures and flashers. There are also rainbow trout, brown trout, largemouth, smallmouth and black bass, crappie, catfish, and bluegill. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.


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