New Melones Reservoir - Angels Camp, CA

Photo Credit: ┬ęChad Woods (June 15, 2018)
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Lake Information

Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill



Latest Photos

8 lbs.
Jacob Willis of Angels Camp had the same experience night fishing on Melones landing this nice 8 lb. bass.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
Jacob Willis
3-19-2019
9 lbs.
Edwin Broglio of Angels Camp was angling at night when the lake began to come alive with fish jumping and the sound of fish landing in the water. Edwin first thought he may have hooked up to maybe 4 or 5 pounder, but the fight intensified, ending up bringing in this nice 9 lb. 24" bass.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
Edwin Broglio
3-19-2019
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
3-19-2019
Trolling 35' deep with an excel lure
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
Scott McCarthy
3-19-2019

New Melones Reservoir Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Largemouth Bass 12 lbs. 10 oz. 12-10-2018 View Report
Channel Catfish 12 lbs. 10 oz. 3-04-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 9 lbs. 3-19-2019 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 13 oz. 5-29-2018 View Report
Largemouth Bass 8 lbs. 3-19-2019 View Report
Rainbow Trout 8 lbs. 6-05-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 6 lbs. 12 oz. 3-04-2019 View Report
Rainbow Trout 6 lbs. 12-10-2018 View Report
Largemouth Bass 5 lbs. 11 oz. 1-28-2019 View Report
Brown Trout 4 lbs. 2 oz. 1-05-2019 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
10-23-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-23-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-06-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
3-19-2019 Kokanee Off to An Early Start
New Melones Reservoir's current lake level is 1054.80... more »
Glory Hole Sports
3-4-2019 New Melones Anglers Report
With all the rain we have been hit... more »
Fish Reports Staff
2-23-2019 Bass Team Total of 32.04lbs.
Future Pro/Anglers Press at New Melones. 32.04 lbs.!!!! ... more »
Glory Hole Sports Staff
2-20-2019 New Melones Opener
It's the 16th annual season opener for the... more »
Glory Hole Sports Staff
2-19-2019 New Melones Lake Fishing Remains Good!
New Melones lake fishing remains good! With storms... more »
Ron Howe

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