At 87% full Lake Camanche was releasing approximately 607 C.F.S. into the Mokelumne River at the time of this post. Lake Pardee has lowered it’s release into Camanche to approximately 4249 C.F.S. Lake Camanche elevation at the time of this report was 228.12′. Surface water temperatures remain warm between 82 – 85 degrees.
For the most up to date information you can go to: http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/reservoirs/RES
Below: Local angler, Robbie Dunham was out with his friend Mike Tracker and shared these two pictures including the spectacular sunrise on Facebook with a very nice report too.
Lake Camanche 8/19/17
Fast Action: 10 by 10 with 2 lost &1 released.
2.6 to 2.8 GPS
35′ to 48′
Little Hat Channel
Kokanee Feast Scent
Until Next Time… Robbie (Koke Machine)…
Tom Valente, aka tvalente74 shared these four shots above and below on Instagram and wrote, “Finally broke my PB and did it with a double Digit. 10.3 lbs also caught a 5.5, 4.6, and a few small ones @lakecamanche. glad my dad was there to see and net it.” #catchandrelease #trackerboats #dobynsrods
Left: Instagram user naistayfishing posted this shot on 8/16 stating, “Fatties all day.”
Left and right: Jose Soto, aka josesoto90 posted these shots to Instagram and wrote, “Chunk spot I hooked up at @lakecamanche today. These things are a blast to catch.”
Right: RJ Schulze posted this picture to the Gold Country Fishing Report Facebook page on 8/18 and wrote, “Camanche was slow today! Started off first thing in the morning and landed 5 fairly quickly to 3 lbs. Didn’t get a bite after 10 am. Fished topwater at sunrise got one, the other 4 came off of shaky heads.”
Left: Chad Close also pinned this picture to the Gold Country Fishing Report FB page on 8/12 and commented, “A little overnight fishing at Lake Camanche…… lost 4.”
2017 Lake Camanche Monster Fish Contest Leader Board
Nick Stepps – Crappie 3.88 lbs.
Dannie Lazano – Catfish 15.11 lbs.
Frank Mitchum – Trout 6.85 lbs.
Michael Orchard – Bass 14.1 lbs.