Lake Camanche Fishing Report 4/6/18

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Lake Camanche Fishing Report 4/6/18

All that warm weather and snowpack runoff have Lake Camanche up to 84% full. The quick rise in water has made it a bit hard to find the bite but anglers are getting it done as you’ll see below. Healthy releases from Pardee Lake has that lake down to 96%. At the time of this report, Lake Camanche had an elevation of 224.96′. Lake Camanche has continued to receive approx. 2,260 C.F.S. from Pardee while beefing up the Camanche release in anticipation of heavy rains and runoff to approx. 2,500 C.F.S. again at the time of this report.

Anglers have reported the water temperatures to be between 60-64 degrees in the shallows and 56-58 out on the main lake.

This week’s trout plant came on Thursday 4/5/18.  Mt. Lassen released 1,800 lbs. of trout with 600 lbs. at the south pond and 600 lbs. to both ramps. An additional 3,000 lbs. will be planted before the end of next weekend.

Left & right: Sean N Misty Fooshee posted these photos of their very happy guys on Facebook on 4/2. The big bass was caught at south shore and weighed in at 8.85 lbs!!  Sean N Misty Fooshee commented, “They have been catching fish like crazy the last few hours.” (4/2 at 2:19pm)

Right: After last week’s 10-pound bass Gene Bouie, Camanche resident, and angler came back for more. He caught this 7 lb. monster on Tuesday 4/3 using TMB bait.

Left: April 1st Easter Sunday, Kevncal67, aka Kevin Naylar shared this shot on Instagram and wrote, “Nice 4.7 lb. #spottedbass caught at Lake Camanche. The fishing is really heating up having 30 plus fish days right now #k5custombaits #familytradition”

Right: Instagramer, cremedelacremephoto  Commented: “Fish fry anyone?” on Thursday 4/5.   #catfish#lakecamanche #photography#fishing

Right: On 4/2 Brent Tracy posted this beauty to FB and commented, ” Landed and released 14 other Rainbow Trout today at the South Shore Pond. This 6.2 LB Rainbow came home with me.”

Left: Jake, aka @jakedfish on Instagram wrote on Wednesday 4/4 on his page, “Took us the entire day to find the bite, but when we found it, it was absolute Dumped a new PB right after this girl.” @lakecamanche @jlerche1246  #jigging  #thetugisthedrug  #catchandrelease #letthemgosotheycangrow  #powerpro #fluorocarbon  #jerkbait

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Above: Paul Costa posted these bass to Facebook on Thursday 4/5. No information was reported but some of his pictures showed the south cove.

Left: Mike Leong, aka mleong876 on Instagram wrote, “Sunday 4/1, I Told my friend Greg if we don’t catch any Fish? He can’t go fishing with me anymore! Well, I guess he’ll be invited again @lakecamanche”

Rightt: Mike also posted these cute shots saying, “Took these two out fishing and they caught their very first Fish. We caught 3 species of fish.” Nice job Mike!

Left & right: @jonnectu, aka Jo’s picture, was posted to Instagram by Chris,  aka chriso916 and commented, “Back 2 back limits @leslie_thamm #newpb and @joannectu she’s making it competitive!

Left and right: Tom Valente, aka tvalente74 posted and wrote, “Pop and I got into a few today @lakecamancheof course the old fart beat me again! Hope I’m still catching fish like that when I’m 70+.

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