New Melones Reservoir - Angels Camp, CA

Photo Credit: ©Chad Woods (June 15, 2018)
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Lake Information

Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Kokanee Salmon, Black Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Sacramento Pikeminnow



Latest Photos

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
12-5-2020
The Oswald family made a trip out to the lake catching 17 trout using speedy shiners and Cripp lures in the chrome blue color suspended in 25-30 foot of water in creek arms.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
12-5-2020
Five year old Bodie Jardine and eight year old Aleah Stevens pose with their stringer of trout that they caught from the bank with Powerbait in 10 ft. of water.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
12-5-2020
The "Two Popeyes" Dan and Don have been fishing for trout a lot here recently and consistently catching limits of trout, they have been using apex lures with worms and catching them in 25-30ft. of water.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Glory Hole Sports
12-5-2020

New Melones Reservoir Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Rainbow Trout 14 lbs. 6 oz. 7-16-2019 View Report
Channel Catfish 12 lbs. 16 oz. 7-16-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 12 lbs. 10 oz. 12-10-2018 View Report
Channel Catfish 12 lbs. 10 oz. 3-04-2019 View Report
Sacramento Pikeminnow 11 lbs. 12 oz. 7-22-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 11 lbs. 10 oz. 4-18-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 11 lbs. 6 oz. 6-05-2019 View Report
Channel Catfish 10 lbs. 14 oz. 5-07-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 10 lbs. 8 oz. 5-07-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 10 lbs. 8 oz. 3-23-2020 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
12-13-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-25-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-15-2020Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-23-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 
10-23-2016Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
4-11-2021 TROUT The trout have been biting really well... more » Glory Hole Sports Staff
3-19-2021 New Melones Fishing Report
TROUT    The trout have been on and off depending... more »
Glory Hole Sports Staff
3-18-2021 Lake New Melones Fishing Report-By Christian Ostrander Guide Service
I Hit Lake New Melones for the first... more »
RB Bass
2-27-2021 New Melones Fishing Report
TROUT The trout fishing has remained about the... more »
Glory Hole Sports Staff
2-18-2021 New Melones Fishing Report by Christian Ostrander
Melones is still fishing better than most motherlode... more »
RB Bass

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