Iron Gate Reservoir
Current Temperature:
No data Available KMFR°
Est Water Temperature:
44° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
No data Available
Wind Speed:
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Iron Gate Reservoir
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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):
With Iron Gate Reservoir at 44 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Iron Gate Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
Iron Gate Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 44 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
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):
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 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.
Iron Gate Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
2
Iron Gate Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Iron Gate Reservoir White Bass Rating:
2
Iron Gate Reservoir White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

08:29 PST

Sunset:

17:34 PST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full