Del Valle Lake Fishing Report

Del Valle Lake - Livermore, CA (Alameda County)

Luke James from San Jose caught a 6.35 lb. Trout across from the Marina. He was using White Power Eggs
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Del Valle Marina

by Del Valle Marina
(510) 544-3146

Fishing at lake Del Valle has been very good the past few days for Rainbow Trout, Catfish, Stripers Largemouth and Smallmouth bass have slowed down going into deeper water, because on the surface the water is cold, and they like warm Water which is in deeper water. Crappie and Panfish can also be caught near trees and rocks you would want to use Red Worms or Night Crawlers. The water level is low now there is no East Beach.

Weather: light sprinkle, Cold and light winds but still fishable.

Clarity of water: murky about 2-foot visibility near the Marina, once you get past the Lower Narrows it clears up and it is about a 10-foot visibility.

Temperature of lake: 51 Degrees F.

Hot spots: Across from Marina, Lowers Narrows, Venados Group site, Badger Cove, Swallow Bay, and the Dam, favorite lures Trout : Rapalas, Kastmaster, Spoon: Green/Orange,  Mice Tails- Chartrouse, Kastmaster Gold, Panther Martin Fire Tiger, and Rainbow color Power Bait.

Bait: Trout-Large Night Crawlers.

For Striped Bass- Anchovies, Clams.

Catfish- Sardines

Plants: December 4th- 750 lbs. Mt Lassen Trout & 250 lbs. Trophy Trout.

December 5th- 950 lbs. DFW trout.

December 11th- 750 lbs. MT Lassen Trout

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