Lake Camanche’s water level has dropped to 90% with an elevation of 229.91′ above sea level. The lake is receiving 839 cubic feet per second of water from Pardee while releasing 850 C. F. S. into the Mokelumne River below the dam.  Surface water temperatures are still warm reading 75° – 77°.

For more information regarding water levels, you can visit

Cover & shots above were shared with us by Chris Messier on Instagram on 8/3.  Found at mezzierz he posted, “Awesome last camping trip of the season to @lakecamanche full of surprises… PB spotted bass, two wildfires, and lots of fun and relaxation!
#lakecamanche #camping #fishing#bassfishing #spottedbass#pbspottedbass

#wildfire #calfire#summertime #summervacation


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3 shots above: Camanche regular justin_zumbro posted to Instagram on 7/21 and commented, “Well, if you only get two bites for six hrs of fishing you may as well make it count. Grind! @canopy_grenades jig did it again.”

All three photos above were shared with us by the folks from Hook’D in Ione.

Military Discount

All active, reserve, retired, and veteran military personnel receives a 20% discount on Day Use Entry, Boat Rentals (excluding rental of the Party Barges) camping, RV sites, and cottages. Military identification required.

Discount may not be combined with other offers or discounts.

Above: Josh Maxwell posted to Facebook on Sunday 8/4 stating, “Purple 6” robo worms 150 200 feet from the bank float tube slow retrieve all season long.”

Left: Josh Maxwell was back again this time at the pond on 8/5 and sent this shot of a catfish. He wrote that he caught it on mackerel and said catch & release.

Lake Camanche’s North Shore Café Extended Summer Hours

Friday & Saturday  9 am – 8 pm,  Sunday 9 am – 6 pm,  Monday & Thursday  9 am – 4:30 pm

Closed Tues & Wed

Out on the water? No problem! Call ahead & have your ordered delivered to the dock!

209-763-5924 or 209-763-5166

Left: Robbie Dunham of  Koke Machine Guide Service  posted this shot of friend Diana Stockton with her catch and wrote, “Lake Camanche 8/8/19, 10 Lassen Rainbows by 11:00am, Speedy Shiners.”

Right: Diana posted this shot and wrote, “Had an Awesome day catching trout at Lake Camanche! today. Weather was perfect, a little breeze..Got our ten trout by 11am. My first trout was a very beautiful 4.2# with no copods !! Thank you Robbie Dunham Koke machine for a Great day of Fishing !! So Much Fun.”

Right: Greg Galli posted to Facebook on 7/7 and wrote, “Great night on the lake with my daughter. ” When asked he told me that his daughter’s name is Amanda and she’s 15. Way to raise her right, Greg! Greg also wrote, “mooching with crawlers around 35’” when questioned about bait. Thanks Greg.

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