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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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Trout Limits Common This Winter

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 12, 2014

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...

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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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Fred Hall Shows Expand Seminars

Written By: FishSniffer Staff,

Most people don’t realize that at the Fred Hall Shows…The Ultimate Outdoor Experience over 600 seminars take place during a nine-day period.  There are over 400 seminars in five days at Long Beach and over 200 seminars in four days at San Diego.  The Long Beach Show is...

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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
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 Rancho Seco Lake

Todays date: Saturday April 19, 2014

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

Trout

Bass



Water Level for Rancho Seco Lake

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