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Largemouths Lead Spring Angling Parade

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 27, 2014

As the water warms up, the rainbow trout are becoming less active and are looking for colder water. Largemouth are coming off their beds and the fishing is picking up.

Ron Calvert of the Rocky Mountain Recreation Company rated the bass...

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Rancho Seco Kicks Out Biggest Trout In Derby History Rancho Seco Kicks Out Biggest Trout In Derby History

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 15, 2014

Rancho Seco Reservoir, a 120-acre year round recreational facility located in the rolling countryside between Galt and Ione, has hosted trout derbies operated by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District every spring since 1993.

But in...

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Trout And Bass Excite Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 2, 2014

Rainbow trout are still being caught in large numbers as planting continues at Rancho Seco Reservoir.

The lake management at press time was getting ready for the Rancho Seco Trout Derby set for Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30. For...

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Largemouths Lead Spring Angling Parade

Written By: Dan Bacher,

As the water warms up, the rainbow trout are becoming less active and are looking for colder water. Largemouth are coming off their beds and the fishing is picking up.

Ron Calvert of the Rocky Mountain Recreation Company rated the bass fishing as “excellent” and the...

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Trout And Bass Excite Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Rainbow trout are still being caught in large numbers as planting continues at Rancho Seco Reservoir.

The lake management at press time was getting ready for the Rancho Seco Trout Derby set for Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30. For more information, call...

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Trout Limits Common This Winter

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Trout fishing continues to be “excellent” in the full waters of Rancho Seco Reservoir, said Ron Calvert at the Rocky Mountain Recreation Company.

“Many fishermen have limited out in short order lately,” said Calvert. “We had two 1,000 pound plants of rainbows this...

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Coming Soon

Rancho Seco Big Bass

Written By: Forum Member: Lunkerdown,
March 11, 2013

Caught this 8 1/4 lber (weighed) by dragging a watermelon drop shot up a drop off from 20' to 14'. It seemed the pattern that I picked up on today was fishing similar structure with a drop shot. Fishing was still pretty slow as I only landed 1 other fish (a dink) during the 6 hours...

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Guides and Services

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C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
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 Rancho Seco Lake
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 Rancho Seco Lake

Todays date: Saturday August 30, 2014

Rancho Seco Lake Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass



Water Level for Rancho Seco Lake

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

Recent Reader's Photo
Houlifish
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Houlifish

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Species: Bass

Didn't have a scale but the scale on my float goes to 18ins and he was at least 8ins beyond that. It was caught on a 7in Green Weenie Robo Worm

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SnagProof Frog Field Test

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