Rancho Seco Reservoi

Current Temperature:
50°

Est Water Temperature:
47° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.88 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 03 Knots (3 MPH)

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Rancho Seco Reservoi
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-01-29
Fishing has, for the most part, remained good over the last week on Old Hickory. It still remains hit or miss but when you hit them you can catch quality fish as well as good numbers. The fish have r... [more]

-Ian Huey

California Reports

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2015-01-27
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Rancho Seco Reservoi General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Rancho Seco Reservoi 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. Rancho Seco Reservoi 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:
Sacramento

Inpoundment Type:
Reservior

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
38.336665

Longitude:
-121.092566

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Dirt Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Rancho Seco Reservoi Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- try using a kosher dill pickle texas rigged on a 5/0 gomakatsu it did wonders for me good luck
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 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.
Rancho Seco Reservoi Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi 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 47 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.
Rancho Seco Reservoi Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Rancho Seco Reservoi Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Walleye Rating:
   2.9/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Rancho Seco Reservoi Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Catfish Rating:
   4.2/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Rancho Seco Reservoi Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Spotted Bass Rating:
   4.4/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- We went to Rancho Seco on Saturday, April 2nd for the annual Trout Derby Day and it was lots of
fun just getting out - we caught (1) 1/2 lb Bass but saw lots of people catching larger Bass - the
Bass were only going for lures - we saw lots of Trout caught and heard they were going for either
Rainbow Power Bait or fly lures - we fished from before sunup to after sunset - had our best luck,
as did others, on the backside or remote parts of the lake with bigger fish getting caught in inlets or
on open lake deep water
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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.
Rancho Seco Reservoi White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi White Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Striped Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Rancho Seco Reservoi Trout Rating:
   3.9/5
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Rancho Seco Reservoi Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use a 3,ft leader with size 12 tri hook
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Rancho Seco Reservoi Solar and Lunar Conditions
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:
08:13 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:21 PST







Rancho Seco Reservoi Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fishing  

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