Van Norman Lakes

Current Temperature:
57°

Est Water Temperature:
59° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.77 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

Forecast   |   Trends

Van Norman Lakes
National Pro Reports

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

Diaz Lake, CA
2015-02-27
last year the fish we caught had worm like things on them.wonder if this has been addressed?we go there at least five or six times a year and stay for three or four days at a time.love the area.... [more]

Pine Flat Lake, CA
2015-02-27
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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]

Van Norman Lakes General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Van Norman Lakes 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. Van Norman Lakes 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:
Los Angeles

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
34.297100

Longitude:
-118.482817

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Van Norman Lakes Community Fishing Reports


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Van Norman Lakes Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
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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!!
Van Norman Lakes Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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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!!
Van Norman Lakes Crappie Fishing

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Van Norman Lakes Crappie Rating:
   4/5
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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!
Van Norman Lakes Walleye Fishing

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Van Norman Lakes Catfish Fishing

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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.
Van Norman Lakes Spotted Bass Fishing

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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.
Van Norman Lakes White Bass Fishing

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Van Norman Lakes Striped Bass Fishing

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Van Norman Lakes Trout Fishing

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Van Norman Lakes 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:
07:25 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:46 PST







Van Norman Lakes Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fishing  

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