Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3816 Jul 19- Aug 2 2019 - Page 11

COLLINS LAKE cont. a few kid catches including Mateo & Olivia who teamed up with rainbow PowerBait near the still-submerged islands to catch three rainbow Trout. And Rylee who caught her trout fishing from the rental dock with nightcrawlers. There’s also still bass activity scattered around the lake. Sammie & PJ from San Francisco (not pictured) report 4 bass and a redear sunfish caught on “Mega Bass Worms” in Elmer’s cove. I’ve also heard about several good sized catfish most caught on chicken livers and one 5lb fish caught on PowerBait Cheese & Liver Catfish Bait. Topping the charts is James & Christine Toby landed this impressive rainbow while trolling Lake Almanor on June 26. Photo courtesy of BIG DADDY’S GUIDE SERVICE, Quincy. Rogan with a 10 pound catfish caught on nightcrawlers at the fishing dock across from site #299: If you’re fishing Collins Lake in the summer sun send your pictures to . Trout planting will resume in the fall when the temperatures start falling and the campground is quieter. - Robert Palma DAVIS LAKE Bank Anglers Land Large Rainbows PORTOLA – Bank anglers are landing some hefty rainbow trout while fishing Power Bait and nightcrawlers in Mallard Cove on Lake Davis. One woman caught two beautiful rainbows while soaking rainbow PowerBait with garlic scent off Mallard Cove. One fish measured 27 inches and weighed 5 pounds, while the other measured 24 inches and weighed 4-1/2 pounds, reported Jim Graham at the J&J Grizzly Country Store and Campground Resort. “While anglers are catching some big fish from shore at Mallard, you need to be patient,” said Graham. “The surface water temperature has risen to 62 degrees.” Trollers are finding the most consistent action on trout at Lake Davis now. They’re using red dot frog Needlefish, copper/ red head Dick Nites and blue/green Baby Simons. “The CDFW planted another 4,000 pounds of trout last Friday and they stocked 3,500 pounds of German browns this week,” said Graham. Largenouth bass fishing is shifting into high gear. “Anglers are bagging bass averaging 12 to 14 inches and going up to 2-1/2 pounds while fishing plastic worms, jigs and other lures in Mosquito Slough,” said Graham. Davis Lake is holding 68,009 acre feet of water, 82 percent of capacity and 103 percent of average. - Dan Bacher SUTTER MARINE IS YOUR DEALER FOR 9 July 19 - Aug 2, 2019 FRESHWATER VOL.38 • ISS. 14 LAKE DEL VALLE Get Ready for the Striper Boils! LIVERMORE – The lake temperature has been in the upper 70s and has surpassed 80 on a few occasions. These high temperatures are causing the shad to spawn, so we are seeing a lot of shad activity in the early morning. And where you find shad, you’ll likely to find striped bass! The striped bass fishing is finally coming back to life as the water temperatures heat up. We expect to start seeing striper boils all over the lake in the coming weeks. For now, the main way to hook into them is using anchovies or sardines. Kenny K. of Livermore caught two stripers while fishing with anchovies. They Matt Frazier (Left) took Mason out for a bass fishing trip on weighed 10 and 12 pounds. Lake Camanche in late June and he caught several bass Bill J. of Livermore caught including this big largemouth bass. Photo courtesy of MATT FRAZIER, Sacramento. four stripers weighing between six and eight pounds. He was fishing with anchovies and sardines. using these structures for spawning. Fisherman Fred from Fremont caught Trout can be caught either using two stripers. One weighed seven pounds, corn yellow PowerBait or spring green while the other weighed 14.5 pounds. PowerBait at the Hetch Hetchy group The catfish bite is on! They are biting campsite. mostly on mackerel or chicken livers. Look – Captain Jacob for the catfish around fallen trees in the water. Stink bait has been working well for these fish that rely on smell to sense EAGLE LAKE food. If you are fishing from shore, we recommend either the east or west beach Vary Lures & Depths For areas. Some larger fish have been caught Limits Of Rainbows to 4 along the dog run trail. Pounds Largemouth and smallmouth bass are SPALDING - Fishing at Eagle Lake getting caught on nightcrawlers. They are ranges from good to very good depending spawning in and around the cattails or on the day. The average rainbow is about fallen trees in the water. We recommend 2.5 pounds, but 4 pounders are showing fishing rocky points and trees in the water. every week. Badger Cove or the south end of the lake The lake is in transition and so are the are our recommended places to fish. trout. 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