The most prominent fish in the lake is the mackinaw (lake trout). They can be found in almost any depths, but usually enjoy steep sandy shelfs between 120 and 300 feet. Lake Tahoe also has Rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and silver trout. Limit is 5 per angler and no more then two can be mackinaw.
The Kokanee salmon is a land locked silver salmon. They living in the lake and run up Taylor Creek after 4 years to spawn. they can be caught jigging or trolling and the limit is 5 per person.
The remaining fish in the Lake are limited to bays or estuaries such as the Tahoe Keys: Bass, Crapie, bluegill, Mountain Whitefish, Minnows, Goldfish, Catfish, Sculpin and Crawfish.