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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,
September 17, 2014

Amador

(Ione) The water temperature is still too warm for planting trout at Lake Amador. The lake management is expected to start planting trout in mid October after the water cools down. Catfish, bluegill and largemouth bass are the main...

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Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
August 17, 2014

The rainbow trout at Don Pedro are gorging themselves on shad and are getting fatter by the day. Clients have been landing trout to nearly three pounds and most over the two pound mark on recent trips and a nine year old landed a six...

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A day at Don Pedro with my dad A day at Don Pedro with my dad

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
June 14, 2014

I had a day off so I decided to take my dad out fishing. We headed to Don Pedro and was soon fishing, i set out four rods fishing for kokanee and within minutes we already were into fish, but it was lost half way to the boat. We finally...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,

Amador

(Ione) The water temperature is still too warm for planting trout at Lake Amador. The lake management is expected to start planting trout in mid October after the water cools down. Catfish, bluegill and largemouth bass are the main attractions now.

Mark Crider...

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Hot Weather and Hot fishing at Don Pedo 6-9-2014

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,

Four clients fishing with me at Don Pedro June the 9th found an early morning kokanee bite and a fairly cool breeze that soon dissapeared and turned into hot weather, as the bite seem to fading and not marking many fish I picked up and looked for more fish that did...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Trollers are bagging spring variety catches of kokanee, kings and rainbow trout at Lake Don Pedro.

“The fish are scattered, but we are seeing mixed limits of kokes, kings and trout,” said Monte Smith of Gold Country Sportfishing. “We are finding quality fish at Fleming...

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Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
August 17, 2014

The rainbow trout at Don Pedro are gorging themselves on shad and are getting fatter by the day. Clients have been landing trout to nearly three pounds and most over the two pound mark on recent trips and a nine year old landed a six pound king salmon on a recent outing. The lake is...

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A day at Don Pedro with my dad

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
June 14, 2014

I had a day off so I decided to take my dad out fishing. We headed to Don Pedro and was soon fishing, i set out four rods fishing for kokanee and within minutes we already were into fish, but it was lost half way to the boat. We finally was able to get fish in the boat and after a few...

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Don Pedro kokanee action

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
June 5, 2014

Three clients on Sunday June the 1st at Don Pedro found great action on kokanee. The morning started out pretty good with a quick fish in the boat and then for some reason they started loosing most, so after some instruction on what to do the results were good, as we started putting many...

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Don Pedro rainbows on Presidents day

Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
February 19, 2014

Two clients fished with me Monday the 17th at Don Pedro. We fished a few locations on the lake and everywhere we fished we landed rainbows. The two landed 15 rainbows on the day keeping just what they wanted and releasing the rest to get bigger. The fish hit our lures on lead-core...

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Guides and Services
Gold Country Sport Fishing Gold Country Sport Fishing

Growing up Monte Smith spent lots of time fishing for trout, kokanee, stripers and salmon in California lakes; New Melones,  We fish...

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Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Eight decades ago, the Luhr-Jensen company was born in an unused chicken coop in rural Hood River, Oregon. It was the height of the...

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Tips & Tactics for Don Pedro Reservoir
Fall Bass Focus On Baitfish Fall Bass Focus On Baitfish

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

It’s that time of the year when the days are getting shorter and the day time temperatures are starting to cool down. This only means one...

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Delta Topwater Bass Action! Delta Topwater Bass Action!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

 When summertime comes around on the California Delta, there’s nothing that will get your adrenaline flowing like when a giant largemouth...

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Pitching For Bass Pitching For Bass

Written By: Larry Nixon

If a bass could build its ideal habitat, the specs would be something like this: shallow water, in or near heavy cover with quick access...

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Weather Report for Don Pedro Reservoir

Todays date: Wednesday October 22, 2014

Don Pedro Reservoir Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass

Landlocked Salmon

Kokanee



Water Level for Don Pedro Reservoir

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