Shadow Cliffs Reservoir Fishing Report

Shadow Cliffs Reservoir - Pleasanton, CA (Alameda County)

by East Bay Regional Park District


The weather at Shadow Cliffs has been cool in the morning to warm in the afternoon with the temperatures in the low-40s to the high-60s. We have had a couple days of rain.

Water Temperature: 58 degrees, depending on depth.

Water Clarity: Visibility seems to vary between 10-15 feet.

Shadow Cliffs has already received several fish plants this season, and is scheduled to get a fish plant every week the next three weeks, so fishing at Shadow Cliffs is only going to get better!


On 11/4, Justin and his friends Pete and Andre were out boating and they caught limits of trout and they were using white power eggs. Sam of Pleasanton caught his limits of trout out on his boat and he was bait fishing.

On 11/5, limits of trout were being pulled in from all over the lake.

Joaquin Iberra and friend, of Livermore caught limits of trout fishing from his kayak. They were fishing near the Stanley side of the lake and they were using chartreuse Powerbait.

On 11/6, Henry Mestoe of San Jose caught 4 trout fishing from his boat and he was using mice tails and power eggs.

On 11/13, Sam of Pleasanton caught his limits of trout and he was bait fishing near the middle of the lake.


On 11/7/17, 6 bass were caught and released from the main lake and Senko's were used.

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