Pardee Lake as climbed up to 90% full while Lake Camanche has dropped to 73% with an elevation of 219.63′. Lake Camanche was releasing approximately 332 C.F.S into the Mokelumne River while only receiving 11 C.F.S. from Pardee at the time of this report.

Due to truck troubles Mt. Lassen Trout made two trips down to Lake Camanche. On Tuesday 2/20 the planted 2,400 lbs. of rainbows with 1,200 lbs. going to both the south lake and north lake at the boat ramps. We also received 1,200 lbs. 2/21 with 600 lbs. going to the south pond and south lake at the ramp. An additional 1,200 lbs. will be delivered before next weekend.

Left & right: Robbie Dunham our local trout guy posted to the following to Facebook.

“Lake Camanche 2/22/18
9 Lassen Rainbows before the Wind Blew us Off the Lake…
Speedy Shiners – Rockwall, Narrows, Big Hat, Dam Area
Biggest just over 5lbs.

Thank You, Rich for Asking me Along!!! Catching is just a Bonus!!!!

Right: Jack Brixey of Woodbridge and his boys Zachary and Jaxon brought in this stringer on 2/19. He listed up river for location and garlic powerbait.

Trout weighed between 1.75-2.75 lbs.

Left: Jesse Kelly’s photo of the start to the kayakers tournament!

Right: Top 5 finishers of the KBF Trail Series.

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Both left & right: Ernie Williams posted these awesome shots himself and son Jack to IS and commented, “Had a fun few hours at Lake Camanche this was a beautiful mean mouth hybrid sport and small mouth.”

Left: Noah Stevens, aka nstevenskayakbassfishing posted to Instagram, “nstevenskayakbassfishing

Prefishing fish i need today!#wootungsten #yakabass #kbf#rulethewater

#hobieproangler #costafishing#nrs #KBFGetSOME #dobynsrods”

Right: David Jennings, aka cali_foothills_and _fishing  posted to Instagram, “Kevin with a nice 2 pound trout. #fishinglife #lakecamanche#troutfishing #trout #fishing #pictureoftheday”

All 3 photos above: Posted to IS by foolery_fishing and commented, “First @yakabass tournament yesterday at @lakecamanche. It was a tough day on the water for a lot of folks, including me. Managed 2 solid fish, but nothing else. Photo cred: @papa_chops”

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Left and 3 shots below: Ron Lewis, aka Norcal_captain_ron_ posted to Is,” norcal_captain_ron_I had a lot of fun at the KBF/ Yak-A-Bass Camanche tournament yesterday. Scraped together a small limit. Lost a big one an hour before the end. The one that got away…. Tough competition. 89 anglers from as far away as Arizona. An 11.42 lb’er was big fish. Congrats to Abel Patino for the win. Thanks to everyone at KBF and Yak-A-Bass for everything you do and thanks to headwaters for donating a kayak for a great prize giveaway. @kayakbassfishing@yakabass


@headwaterskayak#kayaking #kayakfishing

#bassfishing #kbf#kayakbassfishing


#millerpunchinweights#theonethatgotsaway #stickfish#treepounder”

Right: Dan Valdez posted these trout to FB on 2/18, “Lake Camanche Trout 7,50 and 5.50 lb.”


Stop in at north shore Northern Bites Cafe! Friday-Monday 8:30 – 3:30
Boat Ramp Service 209-763-5124 Friday-Monday 8:30 – 3:30

All three photos above: Jadez Xiong looks pretty happy with his catches! He posted these to Instagram on 2/19 and wrote, “_jadezxiongBack at it @lakecamanche got to meet Matt Allen from @tacticalbassin it was good seeing you out there, bite was slow as usual but still manage to get on some, on the drop shot and football jig #kayakfishing#kayakbassfishing #kayakbassin #bassfishing#largemouthbass #spottedbass#nativewatercraft #catchfishnotfeelings #bass”

Thank you to all of you that choose Lake Camanche and to those that share your photos!