Union Valley Reservoir - Central California

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Union Valley Mack Action is Tops in the Basin

Written By: Garry Erck,
March 17, 2014

Ken Mathis should go by the moniker ‘The Mack King’ – the guide knows his quarry and produces year after year.  Right now he is working the waters of Union Valley and gets into big macks at the lake. 

“This past week we boated a...

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Sly Park Rainbows On The Bite

Written By: Garry Erck,
November 2, 2013

Anglers were disappointed to find that most major lakes in the Crystal Basin were blocked off from access and anglers who did find access we often asked to leave. However, anglers are currently accessing the lakes, now that shutdown is...

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Rainbows Dominate Catches At Union Valley

Written By: Garry Erck,
October 21, 2013

Anglers hitting Crystal Basin lakes will find action across the lakes as cooling water and dropping levels impact opportunities.  Guide Randy Williams at Randy Williams Fishing Service offered reports on action at several lakes.

“Union...

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Union Valley Mack Action is Tops in the Basin

Written By: Garry Erck,

Ken Mathis should go by the moniker ‘The Mack King’ – the guide knows his quarry and produces year after year.  Right now he is working the waters of Union Valley and gets into big macks at the lake. 

“This past week we boated a twenty-two pounder,” said Ken. “We...

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Sly Park Rainbows On The Bite

Written By: Garry Erck,

Anglers were disappointed to find that most major lakes in the Crystal Basin were blocked off from access and anglers who did find access we often asked to leave. However, anglers are currently accessing the lakes, now that shutdown is over.

Jenkinson Lake was not...

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Rainbows Dominate Catches At Union Valley

Written By: Garry Erck,

Anglers hitting Crystal Basin lakes will find action across the lakes as cooling water and dropping levels impact opportunities.  Guide Randy Williams at Randy Williams Fishing Service offered reports on action at several lakes.

“Union Valley Lake water levels have...

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Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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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 Union Valley Reservoir
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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Trout And Salmon Trolling With Natural Baits: Part Two Trout And Salmon Trolling With Natural Baits: Part Two

Written By: Cal Kellogg

We kicked off this discussion of natural bait trolling in the last issue of the Fish Sniffer. Here’s the conclusion-Cal Kellogg.

Over the...

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Weather Report for Union Valley Reservoir

Todays date: Tuesday April 22, 2014

Union Valley Reservoir Fish Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Mackinaw
  • Mackinaw
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Mackinaw

Kokanee



Water Level for Union Valley Reservoir

Sorry. We don't have any water level information for Union Valley Reservoir. Our information comes from the USGS.

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