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Lakes Begin To Freeze

Written By: Dan Bacher,
January 21, 2015

(Portola) Lake Davis is starting to freeze over, although there is still open water still at Mallard Cove.

I do not have a report on ice thickness, but folks have been out on it in the dam area,” said Jeannie Graham at J&J Grizzly Store...

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Shore Anglers Nail Hefty Rainbows

Written By: Dan Bacher,
November 16, 2014

(Chilcoot) Fishing pressure is light at Frenchman Lake, but the anglers getting out are hooking some beautiful holdover rainbows.

“One local angler, Mitch, has been regularly catching rainbows in the 2 to 3 lb range while using...

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Big, Bold Rainbows Excite Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,
November 2, 2014

(Chilcoot) Temperatures have cooled off and the rainbow trout fishing is hot at Frenchman Lake.

Briana Nickelson from Reno caught a quality rainbow while using an inflated nightcrawler south of the dam. Her catch weighed 3.27 lbs and was...

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Lakes Begin To Freeze

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Portola) Lake Davis is starting to freeze over, although there is still open water still at Mallard Cove.

I do not have a report on ice thickness, but folks have been out on it in the dam area,” said Jeannie Graham at J&J Grizzly Store and Camping Resort. “Remember,...

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Shore Anglers Nail Hefty Rainbows

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Chilcoot) Fishing pressure is light at Frenchman Lake, but the anglers getting out are hooking some beautiful holdover rainbows.

“One local angler, Mitch, has been regularly catching rainbows in the 2 to 3 lb range while using nightcrawlers off the dam,” said Shirley...

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Big, Bold Rainbows Excite Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Chilcoot) Temperatures have cooled off and the rainbow trout fishing is hot at Frenchman Lake.

Briana Nickelson from Reno caught a quality rainbow while using an inflated nightcrawler south of the dam. Her catch weighed 3.27 lbs and was 20 inches long, reported...

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Shore Fishermen Nail Husky Rainbows

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 27, 2013

(Chilcoot)   Since the ice on Frenchman Lake thawed a couple of weeks ago,rainbow trout fishing has been great. Robert Spiva of Reno, NV, a longtime fisherman on Frenchman Lake, caught his limit at Snallygaster   using   nightcrawlers.   One fish was about 12 inches and the other 4 fish...

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Frenchmans Reservoir Still Puttin Out The Luv!

Written By: Forum Member: bigdewy,
August 27, 2013

Hit my favorite honeyhole one more time this morning. Started out breezy and a little hazy. I've come to be a real believer in the chop on the water really improving the effectiveness of what Water temp at 66ºF which is down 2º from last monday. Once again the bows were cooperative to...

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Frenchmans Reservoir

Written By: Forum Member: bigdewy,
August 19, 2013

I've been sidetracked for the last month or so and finally go back to fishing this morning at one of my favorite lakes. Started at about 0800 in the midst of a black midge hatch. Fish were pretty finicky until it ended around 0900. A #14 Olive Pheasant Tail was the hot ticket totalling 9...

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Tips & Tactics for Frenchman Lake
Bank Fishing: Hooking Reservoir Trout When The Water Turns Murky Or Cold Bank Fishing: Hooking Reservoir Trout When The Water Turns Murky Or Cold

Written By: Cal Kellogg

In terms of rain and snow the 2014/15 winter is off to a rip roaring start. If things keep going the way they have been, trouters and...

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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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Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings! Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Take a look at the tackle assortment of a trout and landlocked king salmon troller and you’ll see a lot of spoons, such as Sep’s Pro...

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Weather Report for Frenchman Lake

Todays date: Wednesday January 28, 2015

Frenchman Lake Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
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Water Level for Frenchman Lake

Sorry. We don't have any water level information for Frenchman Lake. Our information comes from the USGS.

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