Lake Camanche is still holding at 76% this week with an elevation of 221.00′ while releasing approximately 402 C.F.S into the Mokelumne River. Pardee Lake is at 89% full and releasing only 218 C.F.S. to Lake Camanche at the time of this report.

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Mt. Lassen trout farm delivered 1,800 lbs. of rainbows on Friday 2/2/18. 600 lbs. went into the south pond and 1,200 lbs. were dropped at the south shore ramp. The total plants since October 40,800 lbs. An additional 1,200 lbs. will be planted sometime before next weekend.

The Big Story this week is a 15.46 lbs. bass caught by Dennis Choi of Rocklin on his birthday Monday 1/29/18! He reported that he was fishing the north shore day use area, going for trout but managed to hook this MONSTER on power eggs and believe it or not 4 lb. test line. After weigh in and pictures Dennis released it at the ramp and it swam off.

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Right: Proud Dad, Justin Kennedy posted this shot of his adorable little Amy who is 5 years old to Facebook on 1/27/18! He commented that this trout weighed in at 4.5 lbs.

Left: Bill Griffith of Lodi also fishing on Monday 1/29/18 and reeled in this monster trout weighing in at 7.8 lbs. Bill reported that he was using green power bait and fishing at China Gulch.

Right: Jack Carroll posted online in the Gold Country Fishing Report on 1/31/18 the following report and picture. “Camanche, north shore, today. At just over 4 lbs she sure was feisty! Only kept her, plenty for fish tacos at my house. 3 fish total, all on inflated crawlers, 3 ft off the bottom, 15 ft from shore. Gorgeous day out there.”



Left & right: Teena and Arnold Padilla admins for The Gold Country Fishing Report posted their catch and Teena’s picture. Arnold wrote, “From time to time. We rather chillax and just soak bait…”


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Left: Sang Koo Park of Elk Grove shared this picture at the north shore marina. He reported catching these trout in the Narrows on 1/15/18 with white Grub and rapala. Names were not listed for the boys holding the stringer. Largest weighed in at 2.13 lbs.

Right: Proud Dad of twins, Rodney Tate brought his boys out on 1/28/18 bank fishing using powerbait at the north shore day use. Pictured are Weston & Wyatt 4 year old twins showing their catches of the day.

Left: Steve Freeman of Ione brought in this nice looking 2.11 lb. crappie on 2/2/18 reporting that he was fishing the Narrows using green grub.

Right: Jeff Lewis (Moe) of Elk Grove brought in this hefty 2.45 lb. Crappie on 1/14/18. He reported that he caught it in the main lake just outside of the marina area using shad rapala/firetiger. This puts Moe at the top of the leader board for the 2018 Monster Fish Contest in the crappie category.

Left: Thomas Brian posted this shot on The Gold Country Fishing Report on Thursday 2/1 and commented, “Slow day today at Camanche for trout but grinded out some nice big crappie… They were around 15-20ft deep we caught them on j-7 rapalas firetiger color as well as rainbow … All around Big hat …”

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