Trout & Catfish were biting at Lake Del Valle this week

Del Valle Lake - Livermore, CA (Alameda County)


by Del Valle Marina
12-18-2012
(510) 544-3146
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Marina Hours: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Park Hours: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Last Plant: December 10, 1,000 lbs. of Trout were planted.
Water Temperature: 54 degrees

This week has proved be be rather chilly out. But if you bundle up and brave the cold you'll find that the trout are hitting pretty good right now. The water clarity is getting better and the trout are hitting on worm/egg combos, PowerBait, & Mice Tails. Even more effective have been spoons and crank bait. Most people are bring in their limit of trout.

If you're a Bass fisherman you'll find that the Black Bass are hitting Rainbow Trout swimbait and Spinner bait. Smallmouth are still hitting Rat-L-Traps and Rooster Tails. The Striper bite has not been good.
Photos:
Main Photo Above: Michael Jackson of Tracy caught a 7.1 lb. Catfish at the narrows using anchovies. (12-9-2012)
Photo #1: Clarence Buckner of San Jose caught a 7.12 Rainbow at East Beach using salmon PowerBait. (12-11-2012).
Photo #2: Bob Hargrove of Livermore caught a 3 lb. Rainbow at East Beach using Mice Tails. (12-12-2012).


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