Tulloch Reservoir

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Tulloch Reservoir

Location and Size: Lake Tulloch, situated on the Stanislaus River below New Melones Dam,  is a tail water fishery that benefits from cold water releases from New Melones. The lake is located at 504 feet in elevation and stores 59,935 acre feet of water when full. The reservoir, operated by the Oakdale and South San Joaquin Irrigation districts as part of the Tri-Dam Project, offers over 55 miles of shoreline with many coves.

Fishing Season: Fishing is open year round. Rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee salmon, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, spotted bass, black crappie, channel catfish and bluegill are found in the lake.

Recreation Areas:  Recreation facilities are found on the south and north shores.

South Shore Tulloch R.V. Campground and Marina: offers 130 sites on over a mile of waterfront. These include lakefront hookups with space to keep your boat right at your site, lakefront cabins with your own dock and full hookup sites with 50 amp service, water and sewers. Many tent sites with water, picnic table and fire pits are also available. The resort features a general Store, restaurant, 21 slip marina and gas dock, boat rentals at Lake Tulloch Boat Rentals, modern restrooms, hot showers and a  laundromat

For more information: Contact South Shore Tulloch R.V. Campground and Marina, 14448 Tulloch Dam Rd,  Oakdale, CA 95361, (209) 881-0107.

Directions: Take Highway 99 to Route 120 East towards Sonora and Yosemite. Take a left turn 13 miles east of Oakdale at Southshore Lake Tulloch. The GateHouse is approximately 4-1/2 miles down Tulloch Road.   

Fishing guides: Monte Smith of Gold Country Sportfishing, 209-848-2746 or 209-581-4734; Danny Lane, Fish'n Dan's Guide Service, 209-586-2383.

 

Articles & Reports
Tulloch Offers Hot And Cold Fishing For Quality Holdover Rainbows Tulloch Offers Hot And Cold Fishing For Quality Holdover Rainbows

Written By: Dan Bacher,
February 6, 2014

Lake Tulloch, surrounded by the oak-studded Table Mountain Range that juts up above the Stanislaus River canyon, features one of the most stunning landscapes of any California reservoir.

One mountain in this range looms over the...

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Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,
January 6, 2014

Amador

(Ione) If you want to catch the big trout that Lake Amador is known from, fish in the top 18 inches of water.

That was the advice from Laurie Lockhart at Lake Amador, who recommended fishing PowerBait, Power Eggs, Kastmasters for...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,
November 30, 2013

Amador

(Ione) “We put in 300 pounds of trout each day this week and we plant to stock 1,000 pounds each day next week,” said Debbie Grayson of Lake Amador Resort. “The trout fishing is very good.”

The resort has stocked a total of 13,000...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,

Amador

(Ione) If you want to catch the big trout that Lake Amador is known from, fish in the top 18 inches of water.

That was the advice from Laurie Lockhart at Lake Amador, who recommended fishing PowerBait, Power Eggs, Kastmasters for maximum trout success.

“Fishing...

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Mother Lode Roundup

Written By: Garry Erck, Dan Bacher,

Amador

(Ione) “We put in 300 pounds of trout each day this week and we plant to stock 1,000 pounds each day next week,” said Debbie Grayson of Lake Amador Resort. “The trout fishing is very good.”

The resort has stocked a total of 13,000 pounds of trout to date this...

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Weather Report for Tulloch Reservoir

Todays date: Saturday October 25, 2014

Tulloch Reservoir Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass



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