New Melones Fishing Report

New Melones Reservoir - Angels Camp, CA

New Melones Fishing Report
Jeremy and Chloe Smith of Sacramento had an epic day trolling with fishing guide Kyle Wise of Headhunter Sportsfishing. Kyle rigged their rods with Mag Tackle hoochies and dodgers in pink and watermelon colors. Fishing the main lake and Carson Cove.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports

by Glory Hole Sports

New Melones Reservoir lake elevation has been on the decline, dropping 11 feet in the last 30 days. Current elevation is 1028.80 and 62.20 from full. Water temperature 78d. and
Glory Hole boat ramps:
Highest ramp is in water from 1088.00 to 1025.00
Medium ramp is in water from 1028.00-to 940.00
Tuttletown boat ramps: 
Highest ramp in water from 1088.00 to 1031.00
Middle ramp in water from 1036.00 to 942.00
Angels Cove boat ramp:
Only one ramp- it’s in water from 1088’ to 975’
BASS Angling has been good thru early morning with a top water bite going on using different crankbaits, chatterbaits, ripbaits. Jigs and plastic baits also producing some good action as the morning sun warms up the surface temps.
Nice slabs have been reported in different areas of the lake using live minnows, Crappie jigs and Gulp Crappie Nibbles.
Soaking cutbaits, chicken livers, and Berkley Catfish bait have been successful. Fish the narrow muddy coves near the shoreline. Take advantage of driftwood jambs in coves.

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