Lake McClure

Current Temperature:
73°

Est Water Temperature:
45° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.16 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 08 Knots (9 MPH)

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Lake McClure
National Pro Reports

Lake Guntersville, AL
2015-03-06
Guntersville Lake 5 Mar 2015 %u2013 Over the past week we caught several nice fish on Rattle Baits such as the Azuma Shake-Z, Chatter Baits, Square Bill Crankbaits, swim baits, Tightline jigs and D-bo... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-02-18
There has not been much change over the last month or so in the fishing on Old Hickory but I believe that is about to change. After this weeks absolutely frigid weather and all the snow melt it will b... [more]

-Ian Huey

California Reports

Sardine Lake, CA
2015-03-04
Went up last week and not a bite. No stocking in this lake since last June. Stay away until stocking can be confirmed. ... [more]

Lake Kaweah, CA
2015-02-26
Bass are slow at this time. Spoons and drop shot. Is best right now. One more month and it\'s on.... [more]

Lodi Lake, CA
2015-02-20
i snagged a 15 pound samon off the boat dock this last thanksgiving, and let me tell ya i did not expect that at all but it sure was fun, ill be trying this place again... [more]

Lake McClure General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake McClure 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. Lake McClure 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

County:
Mariposa

Inpoundment Type:
Reservior

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Private

Latitude:
37.636401

Longitude:
-120.209638

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake McClure Community Fishing Reports


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Lake McClure Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake McClure Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 45 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Lake McClure Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake McClure Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 45 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.
Lake McClure Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake McClure Crappie Rating:
   3.8/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Lake McClure Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lake McClure Walleye Rating:
   2.8/5
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Lake McClure Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No Walleye on this lake
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Lake McClure Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake McClure Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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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.
Lake McClure Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake McClure Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Lake McClure Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- First time fishing McClure today. boated a nice 3.0 lb spotted bass on a rapala
5 minutes later a 2 lb black bass same lure...I am coming back, great lake...

I stuck to my game plan, fish the points with a deep diving crank...most seemed to be suspended about 15 feet close to rocky points...

Threw Jigs, senko's, spooks early am and spinner(white with chartruese trailer)...nothing....water temp averages about 61 degrees, No wind, water clarity about 10 feet
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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.
Lake McClure White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake McClure White Bass Rating:
   1.9/5
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Lake McClure Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake McClure Striped Bass Rating:
   2/5
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Lake McClure Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Lake McClure Trout Rating:
   3.3/5
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- trout fishing is great in the coves and around the houseboats. Fish at night with some lights and drop your worm/power bait to about 35-60 feet. if you want to catch the bigger fish, pout a little larger piece of bait on and drop it into colder waters.
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Lake McClure Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The full moon has just past. The gravitational pull is starting to decrease with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. 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. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.
Sunrise:
07:26 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:56 PST







Lake McClure Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fishing  

State Parks
http://www.parks.ca.gov/