Iron Gate Reservoir
Current Temperature:
79°
Est Water Temperature:
72° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
29.99 (Rising)
Wind Speed:
North at 10 Knots (12 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Iron Gate Reservoir 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. Iron Gate Reservoir 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:
41.955483
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Siskiyou
Longitude:
-122.401988
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
Other
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Guest
2014-06-08
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
On 6/2/2014 I caught a fish that was dark blue with green hues, about a pound, an inch thick and 5\" deep and 6\" long. Like none of the fishes listed, I released it, as blue as a peacock. What was it?
Iron Gate Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Iron Gate Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
72 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Iron Gate Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
Iron Gate Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 72. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Iron Gate Reservoir Crappie Rating:
4
Iron Gate Reservoir Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- When Crappie are out of season the best thing is to find a rocky area and drop live or plastic bait in front of (or into if you\\\'re not afraid of snags) with little to no weight. They may or may not take the bait, although they will certainly investigate.
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Iron Gate Reservoir Walleye Rating:
3
Iron Gate Reservoir Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Iron Gate Reservoir Catfish Rating:
3
Iron Gate Reservoir Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Catfish are best found in deep water scouring the bottem for food. They prefer bait that is alive and kicking, so the best strategy is to cast or drop your line as far into the lake as possible. Depending on the type of catfish, the lake conditions, and weather conditions, they may prefer a dark night over a bright day.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Iron Gate Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
2
Iron Gate Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 72 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Iron Gate Reservoir White Bass Rating:
2
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Iron Gate Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
1
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Iron Gate Reservoir Trout Rating:
4.5
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Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

06:05 PST

Sunset:

20:26 PST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full