San Luis Reservoir
Current Temperature:
34°
Est Water Temperature:
43° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
0.00 (Falling)
Wind Speed:
North-West at 06 Knots (7 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com San Luis Reservoir 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. San Luis Reservoir 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:
37.050839
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Merced
Longitude:
-121.133849
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
10+ ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2014-05-13
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Fised at The floodgates-DAM-WITH LIVE BATE. Taged fish at20-33to45ft\'etc. ONE NICE HIT STRIPED THE BATE.Then the WIND,,,CAME UP AND ARE DAY WAS CUT SHOURT.
Guest
2014-05-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
4-bay bit is alittle slow/water temp is 63 /bit shoud be getting better.You who know 4-BAY KNOW IT\'S the WIND;;;that plays a big part in the game...R.A.H
Guest
2014-04-23
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
some one PLEASE aneything about The 4-bay striper bite..whats up-???
Guest
2013-06-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 81
carp
Backlash
2011-09-12
Species: Striped Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Fishing in the early morning is becoming really good. Wind is a BIG factor so plan your trip accordingly. Crank bait, and top waters are working well. right now.
San Luis Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
San Luis Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- If you see trees in the water by the shore, one of the best lure to use is Senko
worms.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
San Luis Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
San Luis Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
San Luis Reservoir Crappie Rating:
3.5
San Luis Reservoir Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
San Luis Reservoir Walleye Rating:
2.5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
San Luis Reservoir Catfish Rating:
3.5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
San Luis Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
San Luis Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
San Luis Reservoir White Bass Rating:
3
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San Luis Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
San Luis Reservoir Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- never caught a bass at this lake but i did caught many striped bass here. the striped bass are very common in this lake than other fishes. the striped bass can be fished with ancovies or with blood worms. you can try using crank bait when it gets darker. striped bass usually are more active during the night if you are using crank bait. the crank bait that i prefer anyone to use is the bomber A pearl yellow.
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
San Luis Reservoir Trout Rating:
2.5
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

07:58 PST

Sunset:

18:38 PST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full