New Melones Reservoir

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Dan Bacher,
May 26, 2014

The kokanee bite continues to get better each week at New Melones. “The weather is gradually getting warmer, which usually makes the fishing really good,” reported Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

“The main lake has been holding...

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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

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The kokanee bite continues to get better each week at New Melones. “The weather is gradually getting warmer, which usually makes the fishing really good,” reported Melanie Lewis of Glory Hole Sports.

“The main lake has been holding schools of kokanee,” said Lewis....

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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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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
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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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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Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait? Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

I’m of the opinion that in most situations well-presented natural baits will outperform artificials. Following this philosophy, when the...

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Weather Report for New Melones Reservoir

Todays date: Saturday August 23, 2014

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

Trout

Bass

Landlocked Salmon

Panfish

Catfish

Kokanee



Water Level for New Melones Reservoir

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