Don Pedro Reservoir

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,
November 16, 2014

Amador

(Ione) The first plant of 5000 pounds of rainbow trout went into Lake Amador on October 24, resulting in great fishing for shore anglers and boaters.

“The next plant will go in during the second week of November,” said Debbie...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,
November 2, 2014

Amador

(Ione) Black bass are providing the top action as the Lake Amador management gears up for the fall trout stocking season.

“I fished Amador again Friday late afternoon until midnight, and Saturday morning early,” disclosed Larry...

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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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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,

Amador

(Ione) The first plant of 5000 pounds of rainbow trout went into Lake Amador on October 24, resulting in great fishing for shore anglers and boaters.

“The next plant will go in during the second week of November,” said Debbie Grayson at the Lake Amador Resort....

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,

Amador

(Ione) Black bass are providing the top action as the Lake Amador management gears up for the fall trout stocking season.

“I fished Amador again Friday late afternoon until midnight, and Saturday morning early,” disclosed Larry Hemphill, fishing guide. “The...

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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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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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C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
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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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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Snag Proof Snag Proof

Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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LUHR-JENSEN LUHR-JENSEN


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
Catching Those Winter Bass Catching Those Winter Bass

Written By: Randy Pringle

Although it might be cold, bass fishing at this time of year can be good. You must approach winter bass with an open mind. The weather can...

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Basics For The Bank Bound Trouter Basics For The Bank Bound Trouter

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Prospecting the waters of a lake or reservoir for trout from a boat decked out with downriggers and the latest electronics can be both...

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Spinning With Braid! Spinning With Braid!

Written By: Mark Fong

At one time in the not so distant past, monofilament fishing line was the gold standard of finesse anglers. With the advent of castable...

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Weather Report for Don Pedro Reservoir

Todays date: Friday December 19, 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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