Lake Camanche was not currently receiving a release from Pardee Lake at the time of this report but the lake was still holding at 72% with an elevations of 218.64′. Lake Camanche is continuing to release approximately 334 C.F.S into the Mokelumne River. Pardee Lake was showing 96% full at the time of this report.

Water temperatures are remaining relatively warm at 56 degrees at the surface. Just wondering if the lake is going to turn over this year….

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Mt. Lassen trout farm delivered ended 2017 with two loads totaling 9,600 lbs.! Thursday 1/4/18 they delivered 1,200 lbs. to the south ramp. The total of drop since they started in Oct. is 33,600 lbs. We are expecting an additional 1,200 lbs. sometime before next weekend.

All pictures above: Richard Martinez posted these fun shots with twin daughters Kalyee and Kynzie on FB 12/28 and reported, “Tough bite but a great day at lake Camanche. Started on water by 1030 till dusk. 4 trout and 1 bass. My twins caught them all by themselves. All caught on gold spoon tipped with nightcrawler in the narrows. Great dad daughter date.”

Left: Jill Renslow, aka jrenslow70 posted, “Love this NRX! Caught a bunch of this today but no giant. Beautiful at the lake! #bassfishing  #funtimes

Right: Deanna Shields and Bob Yates posted to FB, “Spent the last day of 2017 @ Camanche Reservoir fishing 🎣 and watching the bald eagles 🦅…. great day!”

Above & cover: Kendrick Kim was fishing with this little guy just before the new year and hauled in this multi species stringer.  3.15 lb. Bass, 5.95 lb. Trout & 1.69 lb. Crappie

Right: Julio Murillo added these two trout to the FB Gold Country Fishing Report on 12/30/17 but didn’t add any comments.

Left: Sara Nece shared these shots and wrote, “All were caught on a fire tiger 1/2oz kast master 12/31/17”

Right: “Two in the boat by 8am!!!!! 12/30/17”

Right: Rick Hansen also posted on FB, “Last day of the year at Camanche. Broken back Rapala in Firetiger. Bottom fish is about four pounds.”

Left & right: Scott Key posted these shots on Facebook and left a report, “Fished Camanche today scraped out a few, 10-30 feet OTW 1.2 mph in the narrows,
Good looking clean fish all and all a good, Fun day all released”

Left: James Snyder, aka Yakin_james posted to Instagram and wrote, “Yak-A-Trout @lakecamanche first fish and only fish of the year is the wrong species but it was a fun fight on new rig.   Yakin also commented to another angler…”53.5 at launch 56 off the water temp”   #FishingIsAContactSport #WOOTungsten @yakabass #hobie#hobiefishing #outback

Left & right: Mike Ayers added two new photos and commented, “Slow day at Lake Camanche, managed only 1 fish. No skunk on the new boats maiden voyage. Greg Blanchard must have left me some mojo. Yak-A-Bass Nor Cal”

Both left & right, John Morla also posted on Lake Camanche Fishing, “Been tough at Camanche but managed to get a few the last couple days.” John also wrote that he was using drop shot and senco as well as fishing at the dept of 30′.

All pictures above were posted by Instagramer, tryhardfishing_chris  and wrote the following comments, “I look so weird here! Lol! Some last minute fishing trip doubles with @tryhardfishing_billy! My first bass of 2018!” “Oink Oink! The piggies were munchin! End of the day dragging the bottom sllllooowww with a shakey head.” “Yet another gorgeous @lakecamanche spot.” “Slayin em at @lakecamanche yet again!” “yhardfishing_martyfine tuning his winter bassin skills!”

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2.98 lb. Crappie Jan. 3rd

Bass caught and released! Jan. 3rd

Dan Valdez a new member on Lake Camanche Fishing all the photos to the left & right.

Some nice cats. Caught on inflated nightcrawler. Caught these off the bank. All month long between 6 am and 8 am then the bite shut off.

Thank you to all that choose Lake Camanche and to those that share their pictures!