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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 30, 2015

(Napa) If you want to catch an array of smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass, now is the time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“Bass anglers are finding great action in the shallows, since the pre-spawn bite is in full swing,” said Tom...

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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 17, 2015

(Napa) Black bass fishing is shifting into high gear at Lake Berryessa, where anglers are hooking a mixture of quality smallmouths, spots and largemouths.

“The fish are showing anywhere from 1 to 25 feet as the fish stage to spawn,” said...

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Bass Fishing Lights Up

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 3, 2015

(Napa) The spring pre-spawn bass bite at Lake Berryessa is heating up with the weather.

“The bass have moved into the shallows on the north end of the lake,” said Tom Duddenhoeffer at Sweeney’s Sports. “The fish are hitting a mixture of...

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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Napa) If you want to catch an array of smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass, now is the time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“Bass anglers are finding great action in the shallows, since the pre-spawn bite is in full swing,” said Tom Duddenhoeffer at Sweeney’s Sports....

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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Napa) Black bass fishing is shifting into high gear at Lake Berryessa, where anglers are hooking a mixture of quality smallmouths, spots and largemouths.

“The fish are showing anywhere from 1 to 25 feet as the fish stage to spawn,” said Tom Duddenhoeffer at Sweeney’s...

read more ››

Bass Fishing Lights Up

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Napa) The spring pre-spawn bass bite at Lake Berryessa is heating up with the weather.

“The bass have moved into the shallows on the north end of the lake,” said Tom Duddenhoeffer at Sweeney’s Sports. “The fish are hitting a mixture of Senkos, jigs and crankbaits and...

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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 30, 2015

(Napa) If you want to catch an array of smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass, now is the time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“Bass anglers are finding great action in the shallows, since the pre-spawn bite is in full swing,” said Tom Duddenhoeffer at Sweeney’s Sports. “Anglers are throwing...

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worked hard for limits at Berryessa

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 31, 2014

slow fishing at Berryessa but stuck it out and got my 2 clients limits. most boats quit around noon but I talked clients into staying till 3 where we got the devil fish.  I'm the guide that you have to talk into going home early.  Ended up with 2 trout and 8 kokanee.  Threw the box at em...

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Lake Berryessa Tough Bite Today

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 25, 2013

Must have been crazy to fish Memorial Day Weekend but clients wanted a trip.  Left Markley Cove before 6am and headed straight over to the southern tip of big island.  Immediately caught 2 Kokanee then the bite turned off for a couple hours.  A fish here and there all day after that. ...

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Berryessa Trifecta

Written By: Forum Member: Big_Globe,
August 13, 2013

Got the day off today, so I hit Berry with my good friend Rich and his son Richie.
Started off not so good, noticed an axle bearing going out in Winters. But we got there and back home.
Fishing was not to bad, we got all 3 - Trout, Kings, & Kokes. Fish came from 65' to 105'.

Nice big trout...

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Lakey Berryessa Kokes and Bows

Written By: Forum Member: jlivengood,
May 7, 2013

Not long ago I had the opportunity to meet a fellow Fish Sniffer through the forums. Chilo (bo34) needed a spare tire for his trailer and I just happened to have one. We met one evening to make the deal and started talking, as fishermen will.

Come to find Chilo had purchased a...

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Guides and Services
C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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Snag Proof Snag Proof

Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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LUHR-JENSEN LUHR-JENSEN


Eight decades ago, the Luhr-Jensen company was born in an unused chicken coop in rural Hood River, Oregon. It was the height of the...

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Tips & Tactics for Berryessa Reservoir
Bank Anglers Should Score Well During Trout Anglers Challenge Event At San Pablo Reservoir Bank Anglers Should Score Well During Trout Anglers Challenge Event At San Pablo Reservoir

Written By: Cal Kellogg

During the winter and early spring month bank anglers often compete with boaters and at times surpass boaters success when it comes to...

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Soft Bait Bass Options! Soft Bait Bass Options!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Artificial softbaits are deadly weapons for bass of all stripes, including largemouths and smallmouths. Always a threat, their combination...

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Bank Fishing: Hooking Reservoir Trout When The Water Turns Murky Or Cold Bank Fishing: Hooking Reservoir Trout When The Water Turns Murky Or Cold

Written By: Cal Kellogg

In terms of rain and snow the 2014/15 winter is off to a rip roaring start. If things keep going the way they have been, trouters and...

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Weather Report for Berryessa Reservoir

Todays date: Sunday April 26, 2015

Berryessa Reservoir Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Panfish
  • Panfish
  • Catfish
  • Catfish
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass

Landlocked Salmon

Panfish

Catfish

Kokanee



Water Level for Berryessa Reservoir

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