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Mother Lode- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher,
February 27, 2014

Trout fishing continues to be productive for bank anglers at New Melones Reservoir.

“The trout are in shallow water and feeding on and near the surface throughout the day,” said Melanie Lewis at Glory Hole Sports. “With recent rain and...

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Mother Lode Roundup- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,
February 10, 2014

With the Department of Fish and Game planting rainbows, now is a good time to target giant black bass with trout patterned swim baits, according to Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

Just ask Glory Hole Sports employee John Liechty, who...

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Mother Lode Roundup- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,
January 27, 2014

Trout fishing at New Melones remained “very good” during another week of outstanding weather, reported Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

“The fish have moved from the main lake into the coves and creek channels, and they are found in...

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Mother Lode- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Trout fishing continues to be productive for bank anglers at New Melones Reservoir.

“The trout are in shallow water and feeding on and near the surface throughout the day,” said Melanie Lewis at Glory Hole Sports. “With recent rain and cloud cover, the fish seem to be...

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Mother Lode Roundup- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,

With the Department of Fish and Game planting rainbows, now is a good time to target giant black bass with trout patterned swim baits, according to Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

Just ask Glory Hole Sports employee John Liechty, who caught and released two giant...

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Mother Lode Roundup- New Melones

Written By: Dan Bacher, Garry Erck,

Trout fishing at New Melones remained “very good” during another week of outstanding weather, reported Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

“The fish have moved from the main lake into the coves and creek channels, and they are found in relatively shallow water,” she...

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Melones still producing limits of Kokanee and Trout

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 13, 2013

Took 3 clients out for a nice warm day to target Kokanee and Trout on New Melones Resivour.  There was a large flotilla of boats between the spillway and dam so I decided to stay away.  Trolled from the spillway to the north and back again all day.  Got 4 limits of trout to 18" and...

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New Melones producing easy limits of Kokanee and Trout

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
April 9, 2013

The weather report said that it was going to be very windy the next couple days. I informed my clients that it was going to be a rough day out on the water if they still wanted to go. They both took the day off work and were eager to get into the action regardless of the conditions....

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Tips & Tactics for New Melones Reservoir
Low Water, Big Opportunities Low Water, Big Opportunities

Written By: Cal Kellogg

It’s raining hard today, so I feel a little strange sitting here at my keyboard writing an article about low water fishing opportunities....

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Your Guide To Grubbing Your Guide To Grubbing

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Have you noticed that often the best looking, sexiest baits aren’t the best fish producers? I’ve seen it time and time again, when a...

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Finessing Them With The Shakey Head Finessing Them With The Shakey Head

Written By: Mark Fong

Each year new baits and techniques make their way into the Bass Fishing World. Recently anglers have seen the flow of innovation travel...

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Weather Report for New Melones Reservoir

Todays date: Sunday April 20, 2014

New Melones Reservoir Fish Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Panfish
  • Panfish
  • Catfish
  • Catfish
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass

Landlocked Salmon

Panfish

Catfish

Kokanee



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