Rainbows are still the story here at Lake Camanche. Favorite baits reported this week were garlic, chartreuse power bait, Senko lure, and rattle trap bass/shad imitation.

Hot fishing spots this week were near Hat Island, North Shore Day Use Areas, down the narrows and the pond.

Current lake level as of 4/7/15 is 27% and 51.46′ below the spill level. Pardee is currently releasing 11 cfs while Camanche is releasing 222 cfs.

Jake Murray


Jake Murray of Willits reeled in this 10.42 lb. trout from the pond on Sunday 4/5 using garlic, chartreuse power bait.


Jason C


Jason C. of Livermore hauled in this 8.48 lb. trout while fishing the North Shore Day Use Area using a Senko lure on Saturday 4/4.



Jerry Schmieres



Jerry Schmieres and friend of Lodi brought in this 10.7 lb trout last Saturday 4/4. They were fishing out near Hat Island.



Gayyn Satake with sister


Seven year old Gavyn Satake of Galt getting help holding this stringer of trout on 4/3 that were caught off a North shore island. The largest weighed in at 3.3 lbs.





9 year old Gabreilla shown here with her proud dad, Mark Orland of Ione. Her 7.36 lb. catfish was brought in using power bait while fishing the North Shore Day Use Area cove on 4/3.



All 1,200 lbs of Mt. Lassen Trout were delivered Tuesday 4/7 to the North shore launch ramp due to rainy conditions.  Another 1,200 lbs are scheduled to be delivered next week.


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Do you have party in mind? Why not take it on the water? Our 20 passenger party barge, Samantha will bring the fun to any party. She sports plenty of room, an on-board gas grill, waterside, up-stairs patio area, & private restroom!

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20 pass





Coming Soon!

Covered BerthThis state of the art covered berth will feature:22 – 10′ x 25′ slips

  • 26 – 10′ x 30′ slips
  • 2 – 11′ x 30′ slips
  • Galvanized steel frame
  • Environmentally friendly non-slip *ThruFlow decking
  • Winch and cable anchorage
  • Sun Protected Super Span roof system

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Monster Fish Contest!

How to enter:

To enter the 2015 Monster Fish Contest all you need to do is bring your fish to either North or South shore Marina Store to have your fish weighed and photographed. If you hold the record weight for the 2015 calendar year, you will win a Free 2016 Annual Day Use Pass! One pass will be awarded to the angler who holds the 2015 record weight for each of the following fish:
Bass, Trout, Catfish

RULES & REGULATIONS: Fish must be photographed and weighed during normal store hours at either Marina store using ONLY Camanche Recreation Company’s store scales. Participants must provide the store with their full name, contact information and sign a photo release waiver. One Annual Day Use Pass per fish type will be awarded. Prize is non-negotiable but may be transferred to another person. Program ends December 31, 2015 at 5 pm. Winners will be notified no later than January 14, 2016.

Current Leader Board 

Mario Castillo 15.3 Lb Trout

Mario Castillo 15.3 Lb Trout

Shelia Zhzeberger 17.1 Lb Catfish

Sheila Zhzelberger 17.01 Catfish

11 year old Donovan Henry & Dad - 13.4 lbs Bass

11 year old Donovan Henry & Dad – 13.4 lbs Bass