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Fishing Resources

Phil’s Propellers: We specialize in high-performance bass boat propellers. We carry over 1,000 new and used propellers in stainless, bronze, and aluminum. We offer high-quality repairs of propellers on-site, as well as polishing services. Lakehead Trout Derby: We are in the Lakehead Community of Shasta Lake and would like to WELCOME all anglers old and young to […]

05/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider

Hiking Trails

Samwell Cave Nature Trail BY CAR: Take Gilman Road (Exit 698 off of Interstate 5), then go down to the cave by a footpath, which starts 2.8 miles past the McCloud River Bridge. BY BOAT: Go to Point McCloud (on the McCloud Arm) and follow the nature trail one mile up to the cave entrance. […]

04/15/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider

Points of Interest

Shasta Dam Tour the second largest concrete dam in the U.S. Free tours provided at the visitor center. BY CAR: Take I-5 to Exit 685 and head west until you reach the dam. BY BOAT: Beach your boat on the east side of the dam and walk up to the visitor center. Shasta Caverns Begin […]

04/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider

Dockside Grocery Delivery & Nearby Grocery Pickup

Farmer’s Market: Start your trip off right! Allow Shasta Lake’s premier full-service supermarket to make your houseboat vacation fun from the start. It’s easy! Raley’s Lake Blvd This Redding location offers online shopping for pickup only. But at only 22 minutes away from Shasta Marina at Packers Bay, it’s an excellent option to stock up on […]

03/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider


While our houseboats offer a full kitchen and amenities for whipping up just about any recipe you can think of, sometimes it’s great to have someone else do the cooking for you. The locations listed below are some of our favorites. Basshole Brews: Catch the excitement! We also feature a tackle and bait shop. We are […]

01/10/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider


Little BackBone RockSlide BOAT ACCESS ONLY: Go to the Sacramento Arm at the end of Little Backbone Creek. Hike up the creek for approximately 20 minutes. Waters Gulch BOAT ACCESS ONLY: Go to the Sacramento Arm on the northern end near Packers Bay. This 20-foot waterfall is visible from the Waters Gulch Trail. Bear Creek […]

01/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Insider