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Hensley Lake, CA
2016-05-25
Trout biting from the shore near buck ridge using pink sparkle power bait... [more]

Briones Reservoir, CA
2016-05-16
Fishing is not allowed in Briones Reservoir. On May 14th, 2016, several anglers were cited by law enforcement. Fishing is allowed at San Pablo reservoir. www.ebmud.com. ... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Contra Loma Reservoi fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Contra Loma Reservoi water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
California
Latitude:
37.974822
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Contra Costa
Longitude:
-121.826667
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservior
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
71
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Trolling Only
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2011-06-08
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
trout are good at the fishing dock with a weight and a leader about twelve inches with a blown up worm size 6 hook catch my limit all the time
Guest
2010-12-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
If you want black bass. Drop shot all day.
Contra Loma Reservoi Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Contra Loma Reservoi Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 63 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Contra Loma Reservoi Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Contra Loma Reservoi Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Contra Loma Reservoi Crappie Rating:
3
Contra Loma Reservoi Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Contra Loma Reservoi Walleye Rating:
1
Contra Loma Reservoi Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Contra Loma Reservoi Catfish Rating:
4
Contra Loma Reservoi Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Contra Loma Reservoi Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
Contra Loma Reservoi Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Contra Loma Reservoi White Bass Rating:
2.5
Contra Loma Reservoi White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Contra Loma Reservoi Striped Bass Rating:
3
Contra Loma Reservoi Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I fished at the dock and caught a 14lb striper
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Contra Loma Reservoi Trout Rating:
3.5
Contra Loma Reservoi Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fished from pier today looking for bass in the weeds. The trout were taking the Texas rigged plastics. My 9 year old found a worm or two on the ground and we switched him to that. They were hitting the worms as well. They were under and near the pier, just a few feet deep. Tried switching him to salmon eggs, but they weren't going for that today. Just the bigger lures.
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Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be a new moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

05:50 PST

Sunset:

20:19 PST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full