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a few kid catches including Mateo & Olivia
who teamed up with rainbow PowerBait
near the still-submerged islands to catch
three rainbow Trout. And Rylee who
caught her trout fishing from the rental
dock with nightcrawlers.
There’s also still bass activity scattered
around the lake. Sammie & PJ from San
Francisco (not pictured) report 4 bass and
a redear sunfish caught on “Mega Bass
Worms” in Elmer’s cove.
I’ve also heard about several good sized
catfish most caught on chicken livers and
one 5lb fish caught on PowerBait Cheese
& Liver Catfish Bait.
Topping the charts is James & Christine
Toby landed this impressive rainbow while
trolling Lake Almanor on June 26.
Photo courtesy of BIG DADDY’S GUIDE
Rogan with a 10 pound catfish caught on
nightcrawlers at the fishing dock across
from site #299:
If you’re fishing Collins Lake in
the summer sun send your pictures
to firstname.lastname@example.org . Trout
planting will resume in the fall when
the temperatures start falling and the
campground is quieter.
- Robert Palma
Bank Anglers Land Large
PORTOLA – Bank anglers are landing
some hefty rainbow trout while fishing
Power Bait and nightcrawlers in Mallard
Cove on Lake Davis.
One woman caught two beautiful
rainbows while soaking rainbow
PowerBait with garlic scent off Mallard
Cove. One fish measured 27 inches
and weighed 5 pounds, while the other
measured 24 inches and weighed 4-1/2
pounds, reported Jim Graham at the J&J
Grizzly Country Store and Campground
“While anglers are catching some big
fish from shore at Mallard, you need to be
patient,” said Graham. “The surface water
temperature has risen to 62 degrees.”
Trollers are finding the most consistent
action on trout at Lake Davis now. They’re
using red dot frog Needlefish, copper/
red head Dick Nites and blue/green Baby
“The CDFW planted another 4,000
pounds of trout last Friday and they
stocked 3,500 pounds of German browns
this week,” said Graham.
Largenouth bass fishing is shifting into
high gear. “Anglers are bagging bass
averaging 12 to 14 inches and going up to
2-1/2 pounds while fishing plastic worms,
jigs and other lures in Mosquito Slough,”
Davis Lake is holding 68,009 acre feet
of water, 82 percent of capacity and 103
percent of average.
- Dan Bacher
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July 19 - Aug 2, 2019
VOL.38 • ISS. 14
LAKE DEL VALLE
Get Ready for the
LIVERMORE – The lake
temperature has been in
the upper 70s and has
surpassed 80 on a few
occasions. These high
temperatures are causing
the shad to spawn, so we
are seeing a lot of shad
activity in the early morning.
And where you find shad,
you’ll likely to find striped
The striped bass fishing
is finally coming back to life
as the water temperatures
heat up. We expect to start
seeing striper boils all over
the lake in the coming
weeks. For now, the main
way to hook into them is
using anchovies or sardines.
Kenny K. of Livermore
caught two stripers while
fishing with anchovies. They Matt Frazier (Left) took Mason out for a bass fishing trip on
weighed 10 and 12 pounds. Lake Camanche in late June and he caught several bass
Bill J. of Livermore caught including this big largemouth bass.
Photo courtesy of MATT FRAZIER, Sacramento.
four stripers weighing
between six and eight
pounds. He was fishing
with anchovies and sardines.
using these structures for spawning.
Fisherman Fred from Fremont caught
Trout can be caught either using
two stripers. One weighed seven pounds,
corn yellow PowerBait or spring green
while the other weighed 14.5 pounds.
PowerBait at the Hetch Hetchy group
The catfish bite is on! They are biting
mostly on mackerel or chicken livers. Look
– Captain Jacob
for the catfish around fallen trees in the
water. Stink bait has been working well
for these fish that rely on smell to sense
food. If you are fishing from shore, we
recommend either the east or west beach
Vary Lures & Depths For
areas. Some larger fish have been caught
Limits Of Rainbows to 4
along the dog run trail.
Largemouth and smallmouth bass are
SPALDING - Fishing at Eagle Lake
getting caught on nightcrawlers. They are
ranges from good to very good depending
spawning in and around the cattails or
on the day. The average rainbow is about
fallen trees in the water. We recommend
2.5 pounds, but 4 pounders are showing
fishing rocky points and trees in the water.
Badger Cove or the south end of the lake
The lake is in transition and so are the
are our recommended places to fish.
trout. The fish are spread from the surface
The sunfish bite has really picked up
all the way to 40 feet deep depending on
as the water temperature increases. We
the location. There is abundant forage
recommend casting some red worms or
available, but that hasn’t impacted the
mini-crawlers. You can find the bluegill
ability of anglers to hook up.
and crappie around the weed mats near
the shores or near the cattails, as they are
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