Hex hatch still going at Almanor

Lake Almanor - CA (Plumas County)

by Nor Cal Fish Reports

ALMANOR: Surface temps at 76 degrees by mid-day. The hex hatch is still going off, and should be for another 10 days. Trout are thick in Hamilton Branch. Slow action rigs seem to be out performing fast action lures this past week. With the warm surface temps fish will be deep, even early in the morning. The best bite has been early, show up at 9:30 and it’s going to be tougher. We have lines in the water by 5:15, and our first fish this morning came at 5:20. Fish have been going from 2.3 to 3.8 pounds. However, we have had many over 4 pounds and two over 5 pounds. Best fish off my boat this past week was a 8.6 pound brown. The best trolling lanes right now are. Rec. 1 to Big Cove; Hamilton Branch and head south about 1 mile and back, 100 to 500 yards off the shoreline; Dorado to Lake Cove and back; Big Springs to Big Cove; Canyon Dam and the east shore; Rec. 2, past Bunell Point toward the Fox Farm and back. All these trolling lanes can produce this time of year. Doug Neal: (530) 258-6732 http://www.almanorfishingadventures.com

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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Lake Almanor: Almanor hex hatch going strong
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Anderson Reservoir: Anderson bass bite tapering
Lake Berryessa: Berryessa bass attacking
Bucks Lake: Bucks best early
Butte Lake: Butt Lake powerhouse running
Calero Lake: Calero getting weedy
Caples Lake: Caples fishing well, nearly full
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Chesbro Reservoir: Tough bass bite at Chesbro
Clear Lake: Hard to beat the heat at Clear Lake
Collins Lake: Warm water slows Collins bite
Contra Loma Reservoir: It's all cats at Contra Loma
Coyote Lake: Crank for bass at Coyote
Crowley Lake: Crowley trout seeking cold water
Del Valle Lake: Stripers biting at Del Valle
Donner Lake: Planters biting at Donner
Folsom Lake: Bass going deeper at Folsom
Gold Lake: Gold Lake the star of the basin
Indian Creek Reservoir: Indian Valley trout swarming the middle of lake
June Lake Loop: Loop lakes providing fair results
Lafayette Reservoir: Lafayette full of cats
Lake San Antonio: San Antonio nearly a puddle
Lexington Reservoir: Drop shots work at Lexington
Lewiston Lake: Add some flash for trout at Lewiston
Los Vaqueros Reservoir: Trout limits coming from LV
Mammoth Lakes Basin: Big plants pay off in Mammoth
Lake Mendocino: Catfish biting at Mendo dam
New Melones Reservoir: Catfish best at New Melones
Lake Oroville: Bass bite tough at Oroville
Pardee Reservoir: Kokes,bass biting at Pardee
Quarry Lakes: No good news at Quarry Lakes
San Luis Reservoir: San Luis bite slowing
Shadow Cliffs Reservoir: Waiting for cats to bite at Shadow Cliffs
Shasta Lake: It's early or it's over at Shasta
Lake Sonoma: Sonoma producing bass numbers
Stampede Reservoir: Kokanee going strong at Stampede
Lake Tahoe: Macks good, kokes on deck at Tahoe
Trinity Lake: Bass bite fair at dropping Trinity
Uvas Reservoir: Uvas cats prowl at night
Whiskeytown Reservoir: Whiskeytown kokes abundant