Shadow Cliffs Regional Park Report

Shadow Cliffs Reservoir - Pleasanton, CA (Alameda County)

by East Bay Regional Park District


The weather has been in the upper 70’s and 90’s with the water temperature reaching about 78 degrees. The water is crystal clear.

Please note boaters must be 100 feet away from the swim ropes, fish tube and the docks.

We encourage all anglers to please stop by our kiosk on the way out to report catches, stories, comments, and/or concerns.


The catfish bite is picking up. The best bait to use has been mackerel, chicken livers and sardines.


The water temperature is heating up, so the trout have been diving to deeper water. Anglers are having success early in the morning using on rapalas, night crawlers, Kastmasters, and chartreuse Power Bait.


Bass are biting on swimbaits, but remember to release your bass back into the lake to keep the population up.


Ron Stevens of Livermore, put a piece of beef jerky on his pole for bait and he caught a 6lb. catfish. Ron was fishing left of the boat rentals.

Jon of Patterson caught and released 5 bass float tubing in the arroyo and he was using senko’s

Gabriel Rezendas caught and released 8 bass fishing in the arroyo.

Gabriel caught and released 6 bass float tubing in the arroyo and he was using flukes.

Using robo worms for bait, a 3lb. bass was caught and released.

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