Lake Amador - Ione, CA (Amador County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Lake Amador

by Lake Amador Staff

“Some days are better than other when it comes to fishing. Fishing is fishing. But today was the best day, I’ve ever had fishing! Wow! What an amazing day on the water. Between me and my guide Robbie Dunham (Koke Machine Guide Service), we landed 10 trout weighing 40lbs plus! Big fish was 32 1/2 inches, 16.62 lbs, and 22 inches around! Robbie has fished these lakes for almost 50 years and this was the biggest trout he’d ever seen caught in person. Just a massive male Cut-Bow (Rainbow Trout x Cutthroat Trout). Look at the damn teeth on this thing!”

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