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Dixon Reservoir, CA
2017-03-27
Bass are bedding and if you get a boat and wear polarized glasses theyre easy to spot but they arent super active yet. You need to know how to finesse fish. Throw worms and swimbaits and work them sl... [more]

Lake Camille 1, CA
2017-03-22
Overcast. Only fish in 2 hours. Caught on watermelon brush hog.... [more]

Clear Lake, CA
2017-03-15
March 11 went to my usual spot by the Clearlake Oaks boat ramp. Water was clear and very high. Saw dead minnows floating and some in distress. Also a small crappie slowly floating up and then trying ... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Collins Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Collins Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
California
Latitude:
39.3441680000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Yuba
Longitude:
-121.3178460000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
3-6 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Private
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Collins Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Collins Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 59 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Collins Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Collins Lake Crappie Rating:
4.5
Collins Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- for crappie find a calm cove and use a grub. put a small weight on your line so it will go two to three feet in depth
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Collins Lake Walleye Rating:
3
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Collins Lake Catfish Rating:
4
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Collins Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
4
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Collins Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Collins Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
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Collins Lake Trout Rating:
4
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- power bait!!!!!!!!
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

06:56 PST

Sunset:

19:23 PST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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