Melones Reservoir

Current Temperature:
79°

Est Water Temperature:
65° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.86 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 08 Knots (9 MPH)

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Melones Reservoir
National Pro Reports

Skiatook Lake, OK
2014-10-21
The fish are really turned on at Skiatook. Shorter days and cooler water temperatures have triggered a feeding frenzy at Skiatook. The fish are trying their best to put on body fat to make it through ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-10-19
Fishing has remained hit or miss for us over the last several weeks with some days being better then others and the quality bite very difficult to find. Most of the same patterns that have been produc... [more]

-Ian Huey

California Reports

Lake Clementine, CA
2014-10-16
On water at first light. Only one other boat trolling for trout and they left before 10. Couldn\'t get any top water going at all. Lots of fish rising with a couple attacking bait balls. Turns out... [more]

Magalia Reservoir, CA
2014-10-16
There is no fishing at Magalia Reservoir. I called water district to confirm. ... [more]

Canyon Lake, CA
2014-10-15
Largemouth bass a good 5 pounds ... [more]

Heenan Lake, CA
2014-10-14
fished last Friday 10/10/14 great day caught 5 fish lost 3 more on break offs 2 fish were in the 5 lb class 2 in the 3 to 4 lb fish need a bigger net next week. thanks for return of my pipe lost in pa... [more]

Melones Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Melones 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. Vital fishing information for Melones Reservoir, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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:
Calaveras

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
37.974111

Longitude:
-120.521815

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
580

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Melones Reservoir Community Fishing Reports


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Melones Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Melones Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Melones Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- there in deeper water holding on structure between 40 to 60 feet deep of water.
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Melones Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Melones Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 65. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Melones Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Melones Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   3/5
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Melones Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Melones Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   0/5
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Melones Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Melones Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   4.3/5
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Melones Reservoir Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- catfish in this lake will hold to one area at a time. when you locate some fish only stay there 2-3 hour then move to a new location,somewhere simliar to the location you caught. if you dont catch fish in your first location try a different kind of structure and depth. i have fished this lake my hole life for catfish and the pictures at glory hole sports prove it. bill
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Melones Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Melones Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.5/5
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Melones Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Excellent Spot fishing around rocky points and coves.
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 65 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.
Melones Reservoir White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Melones Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Melones Reservoir Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Melones Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Melones Reservoir Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Melones Reservoir Trout Rating:
   3.3/5
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Melones Reservoir Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. 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. Have a great day!
Sunrise:
07:23 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:08 PST







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

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