New Melones 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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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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C & C Marine C & C Marine

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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 New Melones 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 New Melones Reservoir

Todays date: Sunday December 21, 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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