Del Valle Lake Fishing Report

Del Valle Lake - Livermore, CA (Alameda County)


by Del Valle Marina
12-27-2016
(510) 544-3146
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I hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas and caught lots of fish. The water temperature is still around 50 degrees and cold frozen mornings are going to drop it fast. The lake level is still slowly dropping. Trout have been eating power bait products and Kastmasters from the East beach and West shore. A few catfish were caught this week, and cold water catfish tastes the best. Blue Green algae has put a damper on things, don’t let your dogs drink or swim in the water until further notice! This can be lethal to your pet so use extreme caution. On the brighter side New years is around the corner so come up and see us and get your NEW 2017 fishing license, and don’t forget about the second rod stamp!

Featured anglers of the week:

Thanh of San Jose caught 3 trout on a Kastmaster from shore in the narrows Rory and Chris caught 3 trout on Kastmasters from the Each Beach

Roway caught 3 trout on Garlic Power bait from the East Beach Jaydon Caught a nice trout on Power bait from the East beach

Ed Morrison of Santa Clara caught 3 trout on garlic Power bait from the East Beach Matt Nola from Oregon caught 4 trout on power eggs from the East Beach

Jacob of Livermore caught 2 catfish on anchovies by the Dam Humberto of Santa Clara caught 5 trout on Power eggs from shore Tim caught a 5.5 lb trout on a j7 fire tiger Rapala

Baun Jordan of Danville caught a 4.16 lb trout on garlic Power bait from shore

Chad Hurlbut of Boulder Creek caught a 3 lb trout on Garlic Power bait from the East Beach



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