Lake Del Valle Fishing Report

Del Valle Lake - Livermore, CA (Alameda County)

Lake Del Valle Fishing Report
Alex Cadorin caught a 12 lb trout in the Lower Narrows!

by Del Valle Marina
11-28-2022
(510) 544-3146
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Weather: Weather at the lake has been ranging from the mid to low 40s to about 68 degrees. The water surface temperature in the marina area is 60 degrees.

Clarity of water: There has been a lot of algae recently and visibility has decreased.

Hot spots: The hot spots have been the Narrows and near the dam, as well as the East fishing beach.

WHAT BAIT TO USE!!

Stripers - Anchovies, Sardines

Catfish - Chicken Liver, Anchovies, Sardines and Night Crawlers. Catfish tend to not be interested in any lures.

Trout - Power bait, Night Crawlers, have been working well. Trout also love lures such as Panther Martins, Kastmaster, Rooster Tails, and all types of small Spinners, Atomic Tubes

Largemouth/ Smallmouth - Plastic Worms have been a good choice, another good choice is Jigs or Drop Shots, various spinners

Crappie/Panfish - Night Crawlers, Redworms, and little Micro Jigs have been working good as well.

Don’t forget that to fish at Lake Del Valle, everyone ages 16 and older must have a Lake Del Valle Fishing permit and a California Fishing License. The Lake Del Valle permit is $5.00 per day. They can be purchased at either the entry kiosk or the Marina/Bait Store. The California Fishing License is $17.54 per day or $54.00 per year for a Resident of California. The California Fishing License can be purchased at the Marina/Bait Store. Also, a reminder after all fish plants please make sure you wait 2 hours before fishing the plant.

You can now pre-purchase the new 365 day fishing licenses for 2023! They will be effective starting Jannuary 1, 2023. The price for the 365 day license will be $58.58 for California residents and $158.25 for nonresidents.



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