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Trout Fishing Heats Up With the Weather

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 3, 2015

(Chilcoot) Warmer weather is bringing increasing numbers of anglers to fish for rainbow trout in the warming waters of Frenchman Lake

“Last week it was reported that the dam was the hot spot, whereas this week we have heard very good...

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Shore Fishermen Battle Rainbows And Catfish

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 17, 2015

(Chilcoot) The hot spot for catching rainbow trout at Frenchman Lake appears to be at and around the dam. The #1 choice of bait still remains to be nightcrawlers.

That was the report from Richard Wiggin of Wiggin’s Trading Post, who...

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Trout Fishing Hit And Miss

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 3, 2015

(Portola) Trout fishing at Lake Davis slowed down from the hot fishing of the recent derby, producing “sporadic” angling for shore anglers.

“Some guys are catching fish and others aren’t,” said Jeanne Graham at J&J Grizzly Store and...

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Trout Fishing Heats Up With the Weather

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Chilcoot) Warmer weather is bringing increasing numbers of anglers to fish for rainbow trout in the warming waters of Frenchman Lake

“Last week it was reported that the dam was the hot spot, whereas this week we have heard very good feedback from anyone that has...

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Shore Fishermen Battle Rainbows And Catfish

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Chilcoot) The hot spot for catching rainbow trout at Frenchman Lake appears to be at and around the dam. The #1 choice of bait still remains to be nightcrawlers.

That was the report from Richard Wiggin of Wiggin’s Trading Post, who noted that a number of fishermen...

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Trout Fishing Hit And Miss

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Portola) Trout fishing at Lake Davis slowed down from the hot fishing of the recent derby, producing “sporadic” angling for shore anglers.

“Some guys are catching fish and others aren’t,” said Jeanne Graham at J&J Grizzly Store and Camping Resort. “The good news is...

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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 Anglers Should Score Well During Trout Anglers Challenge Event At San Pablo Reservoir Bank Anglers Should Score Well During Trout Anglers Challenge Event At San Pablo Reservoir

Written By: Cal Kellogg

During the winter and early spring month bank anglers often compete with boaters and at times surpass boaters success when it comes to...

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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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Weather Report for Frenchman Lake

Todays date: Saturday May 23, 2015

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