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Lake Berryessa
Location: Lake Berryessa

, CA
DATE REPORT
05-20-2015 Berryessa bass back off
Largemouth are in a post-spawn patterns. They’ve moved out of the shallows and are hanging ...
05-13-2015 Berryessa koke bite starting
Kokanee bite is percolating. There are some fish 30 to 60 feet deep but they ...
05-06-2015 Berryessa bass solid, Kokes starting
Bass bite is good for those drop-shotting RoboWorms, Senkos or tubes. Jigs also are a ...
04-30-2015 Berryessa trout slow, bass hot
Trout bite continues to be very slow. Kokanee hasn't started but a few have been ...
04-15-2015 Berryessa bass back at it
Bass bite is picking up again. Trout bite is wildly inconsistent and numbers are hard ...
04-08-2015 Berryessa bite tough
Bass fishing has become tougher. Using finesse baits near cover can get action. There's a ...
03-25-2015 Berryessa bass bite strong
Bass bite continues to be very good and the trout continue to be hit-or-miss. Crappie ...
03-18-2015 Berryessa bass bite hot
Bass bite continues to be very good. Jigs with tails or Senkos thrown near the ...
03-11-2015 Berryessa trout, bass solid
Trout and bass bites are both very good. Capell Cove is productive from shore for ...
03-05-2015 Berryessa bass, trout biting
Berryessa trout bite is improving, Markley Cove and Skiers Cove. Bass are all over as ...
02-25-2015 Bass, salmon on tap at Berryessa
Bass bite is very good as fish are in pre-spawn and moving up into shallows. ...
02-19-2015 Berryessa bass bite on fire
Berryessa bass are moving up. Some are on beds already. Senko worms, crank baits and ...
02-11-2015 Berryessa bass picks up
Bass bite is picking, especially off rock points. Bass are moving up near islands, too. ...
02-04-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Still hit and miss here. Anglers marking bait aren't always rewarded with bass. Trout bite ...
01-29-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Trout and bass bites are mixed. Good if you can find fish, terrible if not. ...
01-21-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Trout and salmon bite is sporadic. Drift live minnows to 10 feet or trolling from ...
01-14-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing remains good. Find them 30 to 60 feet deep. Vertical spooning can get ...

01-14-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing remains good. Find them 30 to 60 feet deep. Vertical spooning can get ...

01-07-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cappel Cove ramp is open and trout bite has been good, but fish are scattered. ...

01-07-2015 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cappel Cove ramp is open and trout bite has been good, but fish are scattered. ...

12-31-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is on fire. LV 500s, Rat-l-Traps and swim baits get spotted bass and ...

12-31-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is on fire. LV 500s, Rat-l-Traps and swim baits get spotted bass and ...

12-17-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are in the top 12 feet are scattered throughout the lake. Skiers Cove and ...

12-17-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are in the top 12 feet are scattered throughout the lake. Skiers Cove and ...

12-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite has turned back on. Top water lures and LV500s thrown toward weeds are ...

12-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

11-26-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Lake hasn’t turned over. Trout remain deep. Sweeney’s Sports (707) 255-5544; Don Paganelli (916) ...

11-26-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

(707) 255-5544; Don Paganelli (916) ...

11-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass and trout are found 50 feet deep. Find either spooning. Shad have spread out. ...

11-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass and trout are found 50 feet deep. Find either spooning. Shad have spread out. ...

11-13-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite persists on all three species of bass. Find bait balls in creek channels ...

11-12-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite persists on all three species of bass. Find bait balls in creek channels ...

11-05-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Still some kokanee being caught, most likely next year’s fish. Trout can be caught near ...

11-05-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Still some kokanee being caught, most likely next year’s fish. Trout can be caught near ...

10-30-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are being caught by those spooning through schools of bait fish or drop-shotting the ...

10-29-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are being caught by those spooning through schools of bait fish or drop-shotting the ...

10-22-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The Putah Creek arm and the narrows are kicking out bass to six pounds for ...

10-22-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

10-15-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Salmon and large trout are being caught from the deep water near the dam. Bass ...

10-15-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Salmon and large trout are being caught from the deep water near the dam. Bass ...

10-09-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Salmon bite are biting near the dam. Bass bite is good for those jigging or ...

10-08-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Salmon bite are biting near the dam. Bass bite is good for those jigging or ...

10-01-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are spooning at the Putah Creek arm and the east side. Wherever you ...

10-01-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are spooning at the Putah Creek arm and the east side. Wherever you ...

09-24-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Best game here is salmon in the deep water near the dam. Smallmouth bass chase ...

09-24-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Best game here is bass bite. Spoon bite is excellent.  Smallmouth bass chase 3-to-4 inch ...

09-17-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

King salmon bite is going on near the dam. Roll anchovies or small herring. Kokanee ...

09-17-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

King salmon bite is going on near the dam. Roll anchovies or small herring. Kokanee ...

09-10-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee being caught now are small, next year’s fish. King salmon bite has been decent. ...

09-10-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee being caught now are small, next year’s fish. King salmon bite has been decent. ...

09-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are in pre-spawn and are near bottom structure. Water is too warm for quality ...

09-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are in pre-spawn and are near bottom structure. Water is too warm for quality ...

08-27-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water bass bite is over. Surface temps are in the low 80s. Best bet ...

08-27-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water bass bite is over. Surface temps are in the low 80s. Best bet ...

08-21-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some kokanee are starting to lose scales but most haven’t. The bite is solid for ...

08-20-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some kokanee are starting to lose scales but most haven’t. The bite is solid for ...

07-31-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water bite remains strong. Drop-shotting the rock piles or against the weed lines also ...

07-30-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water bite remains strong. Drop-shotting the rock piles or against the weed lines also ...

07-16-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guides get kokanee in the Narrows in 50 to 60 feet of water. Fish are ...

07-16-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guides get kokanee in the Narrows in 50 to 60 feet of water. Fish are ...

07-09-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Road to Berryessa re-opened Tuesday after the fire. Fishing for kokanee is good. Experience is ...

07-09-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Road to Berryessa re-opened Tuesday after the fire. Fishing for kokanee is good. Experience is ...

07-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite has been up and down, but it was wide open on Tuesday. Quality ...

07-02-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite has been up and down, but it was wide open on Tuesday. Quality ...

06-25-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Started out today at 12:30 pm with my buddy Jim "The Greek" Vretzos with 77 ...
06-25-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are scattered with the trout. Some are to 19 inches. Bass are in deep ...

06-25-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are scattered with the trout. Some are to 19 inches. Bass are in deep ...

06-18-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing remains good for those who know how to do it. The average angler ...

06-18-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing remains good for those who know how to do it. The average angler ...

06-11-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water lures will attract bass in the morning and the evening. Coves and main ...

06-11-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Top water lures will attract bass in the morning and the evening. Coves and main ...

06-04-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

kokanee bite is very good. Find them 45 to 55 feet deep with pink or ...

06-04-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

River striper bite has been steady. Very few keepers, cut baits. Ocassional 6 to 8 ...

05-28-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing was good leading into the Memorial Day weekend. Water skiiers took over during ...

05-22-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout, salmon and kokanee fishing is good. Kokanee are north of Big Island 50 feet ...

05-21-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout, salmon and kokanee fishing is good. Kokanee are north of Big Island 50 feet ...

05-15-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite was good in Capel Cove where DFG planted small trout. Bass anglers ...

05-14-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite was good in Capel Cove where DFG planted small trout. Bass anglers casting ...

05-12-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Lake Berryessa is crystal clear and the water temperature was averaging around seventy degrees.We started ...
05-08-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are gorging on spawning bass. Bass fishing continues to be outstanding. Kokanee bite is ...

05-07-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are gorging on spawning bass. Bass fishing continues to be outstanding. Kokanee bite is ...

05-01-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to very good. Anglers find bass in all three phases of the ...

04-30-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to very good. Anglers find bass in all three phases of the ...

04-23-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is wide open for bass on beds. Crappie bite also is underway. Big ...

04-23-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is wide open for bass on beds. Crappie bite also is underway. Big ...

04-09-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite remains wide open. Smallmouth bite is better than it has been in years ...

04-09-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite remains wide open. Smallmouth bite is better than it has been in years ...

04-03-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is very good in the shallows. A lot of spotted bass are being ...

04-02-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is very good in the shallows. A lot of spotted bass are being ...

03-27-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is excellent. Spots are near the rocky shoreline. Largemouth and smallmouth are in ...

03-26-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is excellent. Spots are near the rocky shoreline. Largemouth and smallmouth are in ...

03-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is wide open. Weekend tournament found lots of numbers but have to sort ...

03-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is wide open. Weekend tournament found lots of numbers but have to sort ...

03-13-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some bass anglers are enjoying 30 fish days, some are getting considerably less. Big winds ...

03-12-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some bass anglers are enjoying 30 fish days, some are getting considerably less. Big winds ...

03-05-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bite is very good. The Narrows is kicking out good numbers of smallies to ...

03-05-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bite is very good. The Narrows is kicking out good numbers of smallies to ...

02-26-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spotted bass bite is good. Bass are moving up. Most are using drop-shots at rocky ...

02-26-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spotted bass bite is good. Bass are moving up. Most are using drop-shots at rocky ...

02-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Weather fronts are moving in and out and that has the fish holding in deep ...

02-19-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Weather fronts are moving in and out and that has the fish holding in deep ...

02-12-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is muddy at Pope Creek and Cappell Cove. The Putah Creek arm is clearest. ...

02-12-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is muddy at Pope Creek and Cappell Cove. The Putah Creek arm is clearest. ...

02-06-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The north end of the lake near the Putah Creek arm is fishing well. Lots ...

02-05-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The north end of the lake near the Putah Creek arm is fishing well. Lots ...

01-29-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite is tough. Fish are scattered. Look for birds and the bait and the ...

01-29-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite is tough. Fish are scattered. Look for birds and the bait and the ...

01-22-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Berryessa trout bite is tough. Catfish bite is good on the north side near the ...

01-22-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Berryessa trout bite is tough. Catfish bite is good on the north side near the ...

01-16-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite is tough. Cappel Cove and the Narrows have trout, some are as large ...

01-15-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bite is tough. Cappel Cove and the Narrows have trout, some are as large as ...

01-08-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are scattered. Some are right on top. Some are right on the bottom. Most ...

01-08-2014 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout are scattered. Some are right on top. Some are right on the bottom. Most ...

12-19-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are being caught a number of ways – jigs, spoons and drop-shotting – in ...

12-19-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are being caught a number of ways – jigs, spoons and drop-shotting – in ...

12-12-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over. Skiers Cove, Spanish Flat and Capel Cove are good places ...

12-11-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over. Skiers Cove, Spanish Flat and Capel Cove are good places ...

12-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is good for those spooning in creek channels where there is bait balls. ...

12-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is good for those spooning in creek channels where there is bait balls. ...

11-27-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains very good here as trout chase shad. Bass can be caught drop-shotting. ...

11-27-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains very good here as trout chase shad. Bass can be caught drop-shotting. ...

11-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bite has been good near the Putah Creek Bridge. Spoons or live minnows get ...

11-14-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shad balls are moving and the trout and bass are following. Find the shad and ...

11-13-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shad balls are moving and the trout and bass are following. Find the shad and ...

11-07-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers using minnows under bobbers get action in Skiers Cove and the Narrows. Bass ...

11-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers using minnows under bobbers get action in Skiers Cove and the Narrows. Bass ...

10-30-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be caught spooning 30 feet deep. No lake turnover yet but water is ...

10-30-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be caught spooning 30 feet deep. No lake turnover yet but water is ...

10-23-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout can be caught on top early in the morning. Minnows work best. Use deep ...

10-23-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout can be caught on top early in the morning. Minnows work best. Use deep ...

10-16-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be caught spooning in deep water. Use 1-3/4-ounce spoons at  the mouth of ...

10-16-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be caught spooning in deep water. Use 1-3/4-ounce spoons at  the mouth of ...

10-10-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Only private ramps are open. Smallmouth bite is very good for those paying $20 to ...

10-09-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Only private ramps are open. Smallmouth bite is very good for those paying $20 to ...

10-02-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to be very good here. Surface bite is harder to find, but ...

10-02-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to be very good here. Surface bite is harder to find, but ...

09-25-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater bite is going off later in the morning. Guide Don Paganelli caught bass averaging ...

09-25-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater bite is going off later in the morning. Guide Don Paganelli caught bass averaging ...

09-18-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers will wait until late fall for the lake to turn over. It’s slow ...

09-18-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers will wait until late fall for the lake to turn over. It’s slow ...

09-11-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite for bass has picked up due to the balls of bait all over ...

09-11-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite for bass has picked up due to the balls of bait all over ...

09-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There are no bass hot spots because the bite is consistent all over the lake. ...

09-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There are no bass hot spots because the bite is consistent all over the lake. ...

08-28-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is fading. Fish are spread out and spent.  Sweeney’s Sports (707) 255-5544; ...

08-24-2013 Future Pro Tour Heads to Berryessa

Anglers ready to "get back to it" after long summer break


NAPA, Ca. - With the ...
08-21-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee have moved on to deep water structure. Fish are 80 to 100 feet deep ...

08-21-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee have moved on to deep water structure. Fish are 80 to 100 feet deep ...

07-31-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr said the bite is tough, but diligence results in limits. Bite is ...

07-31-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr said the bite is tough, but diligence results in limits. Bite is ...

07-25-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing remains good. Fish are on deep structure. Many are 15 to 18 inches. ...

07-24-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing remains good. Fish are on deep structure. Many are 15 to 18 inches. ...

07-18-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee and trout bite continues to be very good. Best action is at first light. ...

07-17-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee and trout bite continues to be very good. Best action is at first light. ...

07-10-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite isn’t always easy. Fish are 55 to 65 feet deep but kokes are ...

07-10-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

A few striped bass are being caught from the shore but nothing great. Anticipation is ...

07-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are stacking up on structure and toward the bottom in shallow water. Apexes and ...

07-04-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are stacking up on structure and toward the bottom in shallow water. Apexes and ...

06-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bite is steady, but not spectacular. Water level is dropping and fish are unsettled. Kokanee ...

06-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bite is steady, but not spectacular. Water level is dropping and fish are unsettled. Kokanee ...

06-13-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 55 to 65 feet deep and there are plenty in the 16 to ...

06-12-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 55 to 65 feet deep and there are plenty in the 16 to ...

06-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite is starting as bass are cruising and looking for food after ...

06-05-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite is starting as bass are cruising and looking for food after ...

05-29-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is improving but fish are dropping down to 65 feet. Fish are scattered. ...

05-29-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is improving but fish are dropping down to 65 feet. Fish are scattered. ...

05-23-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and kokanee bite has been very good. Mid-lake and up the east side, and ...

05-22-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and kokanee bite has been very good. Mid-lake and up the east side, and ...

05-16-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Limits of quality trout and kokanee are being caught. Kokanee are averaging 15 to 17 ...

05-15-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Limits of quality trout and kokanee are being caught. Kokanee are averaging 15 to 17 ...

05-09-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and salmon are scattered about the lake. Diligent trollers can get results but it ...

05-08-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and salmon are scattered about the lake. Diligent trollers can get results but it ...

05-02-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass, trout and salmon are chasing bait near the surface. Find the right spot at ...

05-01-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass, trout and salmon are chasing bait near the surface. Find the right spot at ...

04-25-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Good numbers of bass continue to be caught. Reaction bite is picking up but most ...

04-24-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Good numbers of bass continue to be caught. Reaction bite is picking up but most ...

04-17-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Anglers have to get out of the wind to have a chance. Guide Don Paganelli ...

04-17-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Anglers have to get out of the wind to have a chance. Guide Don Paganelli ...

04-11-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is on all over the lake. Laregemouth, smallmouth and spots are active. Guide ...

04-11-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is on all over the lake. Laregemouth, smallmouth and spots are active. Guide ...

04-03-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are in the shallows. Find them in 10 feet of water. Senkos work well. ...

04-03-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are in the shallows. Find them in 10 feet of water. Senkos work well. ...

03-25-2013 90 Boats compete in the BBT Trail 2013 opener for the Wine/Delta region at Lake Berryessa
Fished the BBT Trail 2013 opener for the Wine/Delta region on 3-23-13. The event was ...
03-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is excellent. Cast to the shore from 25 feet away and work back. ...

03-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is excellent. Cast to the shore from 25 feet away and work back. ...

03-14-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are getting close to pre-spawn. North end warms quickest so explore the rocky ledges ...

03-13-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are getting close to pre-spawn. North end warms quickest so explore the rocky ledges ...

03-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains on the slow side. Fish are scattered and success has been hit-or-miss. ...

03-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains on the slow side. Fish are scattered and success has been hit-or-miss. ...

03-05-2013 Lake Berryessa fishing report March 3, 2013 By RB Bass Fishing
Water Temp: 52-55 deg
Water Clartity: Water color clear to light stain
Weather: Overcast 70deg

The fishing ...
02-28-2013 Ron Howe's Lake Berryessa Fishing Report, February 28, 2013
Water Temps 50-52 deg
Water Clarity Water clear to stained.
Weather Cold Northern winds, windy

Ima ...
02-27-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is beginning to pick up but wind has kept boats off the main ...

02-27-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is beginning to pick up but wind has kept boats off the main ...

02-21-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing is fair. Anglers get two to three trout per outing from shore using ...

02-20-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing is fair. Anglers get two to three trout per outing from shore using ...

02-13-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bank anglers get three to four trout per outing using live minnows, Power Bait or ...

02-13-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bank anglers get three to four trout per outing using live minnows, Power Bait or ...

02-07-2013 Lake Berryessa February 5th Fish Report
Water Temp 50-52 degrees

Weather cold front passing thru then sunny skies

Water color clear to stained

This ...
02-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get three fish to limits per outing. Bite has slowed a bit over ...

02-06-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get three fish to limits per outing. Bite has slowed a bit over ...

01-31-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains good for regulars using live minnows. Most are using live bait but ...

01-31-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains good for regulars using live minnows. Most are using live bait but ...

01-23-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite at Berryessa is good from Capel Cove to Spanish Flat. There are also ...

01-23-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite at Berryessa is good from Capel Cove to Spanish Flat. There are also ...

01-22-2013 Expect good fishing on Lake Berryessa this year based on what we have seen today
Water Temp 50-51 degrees

Water stained

What started off as a cold clear morning, turned into a ...
01-17-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shore anglers using live minnows from Capel Cove to Spanish Flat catch trout. Sweeney’s Sports ...

01-16-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shore anglers using live minnows from Capel Cove to Spanish Flat catch trout. Sweeney’s Sports ...

01-09-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bass are plentiful. Main body, rocky points on the north end are productive with ...

01-09-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bass are plentiful. Main body, rocky points on the north end are productive with ...

01-02-2013 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Smallmouth bite is good in Berryessa. Trout are being caught with minnows under a bobber. ...

12-26-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Catfish bite is good with nightcrawlers or cutbaits. Look for the edges of moving water. ...

12-26-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Catfish bite is good with nightcrawlers or cutbaits. Look for the edges of moving water. ...

12-19-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is stained at the north end. It’s fishable in Skiers Cove to the south ...

12-19-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is stained at the north end. It’s fishable in Skiers Cove to the south ...

12-12-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is clean despite the recent rain. Bait has retreated to deeper water. Bass anglers ...

12-12-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water is clean despite the recent rain. Bait has retreated to deeper water. Bass anglers ...

12-06-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over. This time offers the best opportunity for trout and bass. ...

12-05-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over. This time offers the best opportunity for trout and bass. ...

11-28-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout have moved a bit deeper and rainbows to 2.8 pounds are being caught. Some ...

11-28-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout have moved a bit deeper and rainbows to 2.8 pounds are being caught. Some ...

11-21-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over and fishing is outstanding. Trout are attacking minnows under bobbers ...

11-21-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over and fishing is outstanding. Trout are attacking minnows under bobbers ...

11-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake hasn’t turned over but it is thick with smelt. Bass and trout are ...

11-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake hasn’t turned over but it is thick with smelt. Bass and trout are ...

11-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to be good as they chase bait. Trout anglers are complaining about ...

11-07-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite continues to be good as they chase bait. Trout anglers are complaining about ...

10-31-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Surface temperature is 66 degrees. Trout are clean and close to the surface. Trollers working ...

10-31-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Surface temperature is 66 degrees. Trout are clean and close to the surface. Trollers working ...

10-24-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There was a good topwater bite before the recent change in the weather. Some anglers ...

10-17-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are drop-shotting with Senkos or RoboWorms. Crankbaits or spinnerbaits offered near weed lines ...

10-17-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are drop-shotting with Senkos or RoboWorms. Crankbaits or spinnerbaits offered near weed lines ...

10-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are using finesse tactics. Bass are in the shallows chasing bait early and ...

10-10-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass anglers are using finesse tactics. Bass are in the shallows chasing bait early and ...

10-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater action is good early or later during low light. Go to crankbaits or spinnerbaits ...

10-03-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater action is good early or later during low light. Go to crankbaits or spinnerbaits ...

09-27-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are done. Lake needs to turn over for the trout bite to turn on. ...

09-26-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are done. Lake needs to turn over for the trout bite to turn on. ...

09-19-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee season is over. Salmon have moved quite deep. Trout bite is fair for those ...

09-19-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee season is over. Salmon have moved quite deep. Trout bite is fair for those ...

09-12-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water temperature in the morning is 74 degrees. Kokanee have turned red. Anglers get small ...

09-12-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Water temperature in the morning is 74 degrees. Kokanee have turned red. Anglers get small ...

08-29-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is good, not quite excellent. Some are close to spawn but there are ...

08-29-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is good, not quite excellent. Some are close to spawn but there are ...

08-22-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite continues to be good. Limits of fish to 19 to 20 inches are ...

08-22-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite continues to be good. Limits of fish to 19 to 20 inches are ...

08-15-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is good but you have to drop-shot off secondary points and submerged structure ...

08-15-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is good but you have to drop-shot off secondary points and submerged structure ...

08-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Berryessa continues to produce some of the largest Kokanee in the state.

Along with the monster ...

08-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Berryessa continues to produce some of the largest Kokanee in the state.

Along with the monster ...

07-19-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater bass bite has slowed. Bass have pushed down to depths of 18 to 30 ...

07-18-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater bass bite has slowed. Bass have pushed down to depths of 18 to 30 ...

07-12-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee and king salmon bite is steady, if not wide open. Bite starts early at ...

07-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee and king salmon bite is steady, if not wide open. Bite starts early at ...

07-05-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Fishing around the big island and near the dam down 70 feet nets kings with ...

07-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Fishing around the big island and near the dam down 70 feet nets kings with ...

06-28-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Ranch House and the Big Island and the Narrows have trout and kokanee. Kokanee are ...

06-27-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Ranch House and the Big Island and the Narrows have trout and kokanee. Kokanee are ...

06-21-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing is decent. Water is being released from the lake and that has slowed ...

06-21-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee fishing is decent. Water is being released from the lake and that has slowed ...

06-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr continues to pick up large kokanee. Two 19 inchers were landed last ...

06-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr continues to pick up large kokanee. Two 19 inchers were landed last ...

06-07-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off outside points in the main body. There are also pre-spawn smallmouth but ...

06-06-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off outside points in the main body. There are also pre-spawn smallmouth but ...

05-31-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Don Paganelli went Wednesday and landed a variety of smallmouth, spotted bass and largemouth. ...

05-30-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Don Paganelli went Wednesday and landed a variety of smallmouth, spotted bass and largemouth. ...

05-23-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The trout and kokanee bite has slowed. There’s a brief morning bite and then it ...

05-23-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The trout and kokanee bite has slowed. There’s a brief morning bite and then it ...

05-17-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and kokanee bite continues to be very good. Fish have moded deeper. Start at ...

05-16-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and kokanee bite continues to be very good. Fish have moded deeper. Start at ...

05-09-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr on Tuesday had limits of kokanee, including four kokanee to 18-1/4 inches. ...

05-09-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Troy Barr on Tuesday had limits of kokanee, including four kokanee to 18-1/4 inches. ...

05-03-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is good to great. Drop-shotted plastics along the water has been the top ...

05-02-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is good to great. Drop-shotted plastics along the water has been the top ...

04-25-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is excellent. Big fish are on the beds and bait is nearby for ...

04-25-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is excellent. Big fish are on the beds and bait is nearby for ...

04-18-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is quite good here. Bass are five to 10 feet of water all ...

04-18-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is quite good here. Bass are five to 10 feet of water all ...

04-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are in four to 10 feet of water. Trout are in Capel Cove, Skiers ...

04-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are in four to 10 feet of water. Trout are in Capel Cove, Skiers ...

04-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Anglers are going north of Big Island for kokanee and trout. There are salmon biting ...
04-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Anglers are going north of Big Island for kokanee and trout. There are salmon biting ...
03-29-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

A tournament Saturday was won with a 29 pound back and big fish was ...

03-28-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

A tournament Saturday was won with a 29 pound back and big fish was 8.15. ...

03-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is consistent. Carolina-rigged tubes and four-inch Senkos rigged weedless account for bass in ...

03-14-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is consistent. Carolina-rigged tubes and four-inch Senkos rigged weedless account for bass in ...

03-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Trout bite had been good at the dam, but the wind kicked up Monday and ...
03-07-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite had been good at the dam, but the wind kicked up Monday and ...

02-29-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a good minnow bait in the coves in the morning. There is bait in ...

02-29-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a good minnow bait in the coves in the morning. There is bait in ...

02-23-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass guide Don Paganelli last weekend took clients to a 3.8 pound smallmouth as well ...

02-22-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass guide Don Paganelli took clients to a 3.8 pound smallmouth as well as an ...

02-15-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shore anglers are taking trout with live minnows under a bobber or silver/blue Needlefish. Capel ...

02-15-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Shore anglers are taking trout with live minnows under a bobber or silver/blue Needlefish. Capel ...

02-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are beginning to move up and become more active. It’s not a major trend ...

02-08-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are beginning to move up and become more active. It’s not a major trend ...

02-02-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get three to five fish per outing with live minnows. Cappel Cove is ...

02-01-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get three to five fish per outing with live minnows. Cappel Cove is ...

01-25-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There are catfish in the north end. After the first big rain larger cats move ...

01-25-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There are catfish in the north end. After the first big rain larger cats move ...

01-18-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Minnow bite for trout is decent. It’s not easy but if anglers put their time ...

01-18-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Minnow bite for trout is decent. It’s not easy but if anglers put their time ...

01-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Fish offshore structures and rockpiles for bass. All the better if there is bait nearby. ...

01-11-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Fish offshore structures and rockpiles for bass. All the better if there is bait nearby. ...

01-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing continues to be good. Use live minnows. Bass fishing is a bit tougher ...

01-04-2012 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing continues to be good. Use live minnows. Bass fishing is a bit tougher ...

12-29-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some trout anglers get limits, others get skunked. Fish with live minnows and increase your ...

12-29-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some trout anglers get limits, others get skunked. Fish with live minnows and increase your ...

12-21-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing continues to be good for those using live minnows, Kastmasters or Needlefish. Spanish ...

12-21-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing continues to be good for those using live minnows, Kastmasters or Needlefish. Spanish ...

12-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout aren’t a sure thing anymore. Find bait balls and you’re in action. Use live ...

12-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout aren’t a sure thing anymore. Find bait balls and you’re in action. Use live ...

12-07-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout bite remains quite good. Shore fishing is productive when it’s too windy to get ...

11-30-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The trout bite is excellent. Drift live minnows or troll near the surface. Trout are ...

11-30-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The trout bite is excellent. Drift live minnows or troll near the surface. Trout are ...

11-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Not as great as it was last week but anglers are still catching a lot ...

11-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Not as good as it was last week but anglers are still catching a lot ...

11-16-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The best trout fishing in years is happening now. Anglers are catching 20 to 30 ...

11-16-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout fishing is best it has been in years. Anglers are reporting catching 20 to ...

11-09-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over and trout fishing is very good. Trolling the surface with ...

11-09-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has turned over and trout fishing is very good. Trolling the surface with ...

11-02-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be taken with spoons all day but you can use topwater or reaction ...

11-02-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass can be taken with spoons all day but you can use topwater or reaction ...

10-27-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is very good. The lake is turning over and the fish are active. ...

10-26-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is very good. The lake is turning over and the fish are active. ...

10-19-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a good spoon bite for bass. Shad are moving into the shallows and bass ...

10-19-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a good spoon bite for bass. Shad are moving into the shallows and bass ...

10-12-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The spoon bite for bass is good in the creek channels in coves. Look for ...

10-12-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The spoon bite for bass is good in the creek channels in coves. Look for ...

10-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are hard to find but fish slow and drop-shot or jig in water 25 ...

10-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are hard to find but fish slow and drop-shot or jig in water 25 ...

09-28-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a decent spoon bite for bass. Don’t expect much size or great numbers of ...

09-28-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a decent spoon bite for bass. Don’t expect much size or great numbers of ...

09-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cooler weather will bring a better bass bite. Fish the main body and look for ...

09-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cooler weather will bring a better bass bite. Fish the main body and look for ...

09-07-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The male kokanee are starting to turn color but the females are silver. Troll 70 ...

09-07-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The male kokanee are starting to turn color but the females are silver. Troll 70 ...

09-01-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is still good. Fish are deep but many are still bright. Bass are ...

08-31-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee bite is still good. Fish are deep but many are still bright. Bass are ...

08-25-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are in deep water close to the bottom and hugging structure. Troll in tight ...

08-24-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are in deep water close to the bottom and hugging structure. Troll in tight ...

08-18-2011 Lake Berryessa Disabled Kid Fishing Days needs Volunteers
We are in need of additional volunteer skippers to help host disabled and disadvantaged kids ...
08-10-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off points on the main body of the lake. Drop-shotting down 25 feet ...

08-10-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off points on the main body of the lake. Drop-shotting down 25 feet ...

07-27-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is slowing down but there are some chasing topwater lures. Best bet ...

07-27-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is slowing down but there are some chasing topwater lures. Best bet ...

07-21-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There is a topwater bass bite at dawn. Stay in the shady areas or the ...

07-20-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There is a topwater bass bite at dawn. Stay in the shady areas or the ...

07-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The kokanee bite has been wide open but it got tougher mid-week. Best bite is ...

07-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The kokanee bite has been wide open but it got tougher mid-week. Best bite is ...

07-07-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 50 to 60 feet deep near Markley Cove and Skiers Dam and the ...

07-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 50 to 60 feet deep near Markley Cove and Skiers Dam and the ...

06-30-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are schooling and plentiful 40 to 60 feet deep. Trout are a bit shallower. ...

06-29-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are schooling and plentiful 40 to 60 feet deep. Trout are a bit shallower. ...

06-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass have gone from spawn/post spawn to mid-summer mode in a snap. Get out early ...

06-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass have gone from spawn/post spawn to mid-summer mode in a snap. Get out early ...

06-15-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee have dropped into deeper water. Find them 45 to 55 feet deep. Go to ...

06-15-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee have dropped into deeper water. Find them 45 to 55 feet deep. Go to ...

06-09-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 25 feet deep in the morning and go deeper to 40 feet as ...

06-09-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are 25 feet deep in the morning and go deeper to 40 feet as ...

06-01-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Orange and pink are the hot colors for kokanee. Blue also is popular. Fish from ...

06-01-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Orange and pink are the hot colors for kokanee. Blue also is popular. Fish from ...

05-19-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The Third Annual Purple Heart Veterans Fishing Event at Markley Cove, where guides take vets ...

05-18-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The Third Annual Purple Heart Veterans Fishing Event at Markley Cove, where guides take vets ...

05-11-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are being caught anywhere from 12 to 40 feet and spread out. Schooling should ...

05-11-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Kokanee are being caught anywhere from 12 to 40 feet and spread out. Schooling should ...

05-05-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater lures get bass in the morning but just about anything will work – jerkbaits, ...

05-04-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Topwater lures get bass in the morning but just about anything will work – jerkbaits, ...

04-28-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass have spawned and are back to feeding. Jigs, plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits – just about ...

04-28-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass have spawned and are back to feeding. Jigs, plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits – just about ...

04-14-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some bass are in pre-spawn and other are in their spawn. Fishing is good all ...

04-13-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Some bass are in pre-spawn and other are in their spawn. Fishing is good all ...

04-07-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Just about anything will take bass here. It’s red hot. Bass have moved up into ...

04-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Just about anything will take bass here. It’s red hot. Bass have moved up into ...

03-30-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

A 22 pound bag won a bass tournament here Saturday. Even in the rain the ...

03-30-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

A 22 pound bag won a bass tournament here Saturday. Even in the rain the ...

03-24-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are moving up with the rising water. Spinnerbait bite has been very good and ...

03-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are moving up with the rising water. Spinnerbait bite has been very good and ...

03-17-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is quite good. Smallmouth are moving into the top 10 feet of water ...

03-17-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is quite good. Smallmouth are moving into the top 10 feet of water ...

03-10-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout plants have begun here so that should stir a dormant bite. Bass fishing is ...

03-10-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout plants have begun here so that should stir a dormant bite. Bass fishing is ...

03-03-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout remain scattered rather than cruising the service so fishing has been slow. Trout are ...

03-03-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout remain scattered rather than cruising the service so fishing has been slow. Trout are ...

02-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Lake has risen more than three feet since the last rain. Colder surface temperatures have ...

02-23-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Lake has risen more than three feet since the last rain. Colder surface temperatures have ...

02-17-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are moving into shallower water. Best approaches are with rip baits or deep diving ...

02-17-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are moving into shallower water. Best approaches are with rip baits or deep diving ...

02-10-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing continues to improve as the surface temperature continues to rise. Bass are not ...

02-09-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing continues to improve as the surface temperature continues to rise. Bass are not ...

02-02-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is improving and some anglers are enjoying 10 and 20 fish days. Plastics ...

02-02-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite is improving and some anglers are enjoying 10 and 20 fish days. Plastics ...

01-27-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Baitfish schools are scattered and the trout and salmon bite is correspondingly hit-and-miss. Best is ...

01-27-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Baitfish schools are scattered and the trout and salmon bite is correspondingly hit-and-miss. Best is ...

01-19-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

It should be good for trout, but few anglers are out on the water. Without ...

01-13-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off deep water points and lethargic. Find trout near the surface. (707) 451-1199, ...

01-13-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are off deep water points and lethargic. Find trout near the surface. (707) 451-1199, ...

01-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

 Drifting live minnows is the best way to get trout. Markley Cove and the Putah ...

01-06-2011 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Drifting live minnows is the best way to get trout. Markley Cove and the Putah ...

12-29-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The king salmon bite is very good here. A 27 inch salmon was caught last ...

12-29-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The king salmon bite is very good here. A 27 inch salmon was caught last ...

12-22-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a morning bite for trout and salmon. Even shore anglers have caught salmon using ...

12-22-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s a morning bite for trout and salmon. Even shore anglers have caught salmon using ...

12-15-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get trout in the top 20 feet of water. Minnows under a bobber ...

12-15-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout anglers get trout in the top 20 feet of water. Minnows under a bobber ...

12-08-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and king salmon are near the surface in the morning. Track down the bait ...

12-08-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Trout and king salmon are near the surface in the morning. Track down the bait ...

12-01-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite here has been fair. Bass are starting to bunch up so once you ...

12-01-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass bite here has been fair. Bass are starting to bunch up so once you ...

11-24-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has not quite turned over but it’s getting closer and this week’s cold ...

11-24-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake has not quite turned over but it’s getting closer and this week’s cold ...

11-11-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake is beginning to turnover. Trout are moving closer to the surface. Bass will ...

11-10-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake is beginning to turnover. Trout are moving closer to the surface. Bass will ...

11-03-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Best bet is to fish off-shore structure with spoons or drop-shot plastics. Look for creek ...

11-03-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Best bet is to fish off-shore structure with spoons or drop-shot plastics. Look for creek ...

10-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite and jig bite goes from fair to very good, depending if you can ...

10-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Spoon bite and jig bite goes from fair to very good, depending if you can ...

10-20-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The spoon bite for bass has been very good and anglers can catch up to ...

10-20-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The spoon bite for bass has been very good and anglers can catch up to ...

10-13-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Surface temperatures are dropping with the longer nights. Most of the fish are concentrating on ...

10-13-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Surface temperatures are dropping with the longer nights. Most of the fish are concentrating on ...

10-06-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is slow. Fall bite should turn as the surface temperature cools. Best ...

10-06-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is slow. Fall bite should turn as the surface temperature cools. Best ...

09-15-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are below schooling balls of bait. The bite is on and off but should ...

09-15-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are in deep water below schooling balls of bait. The bite is on and ...

09-01-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Find bass deep and outside weed beds. Look for bait balls to locate feeding bass. ...

09-01-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Find bass deep and outside weed beds. Look for bait balls to locate feeding bass. ...

08-25-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are deep on offshore structure and in creek channels. Fish 20 to 50 feet ...

08-25-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are deep on offshore structure and in creek channels. Fish 20 to 50 feet ...

08-18-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite has been uneven. Best method is Carolina-rigged Robo-worms. (916) 502-3474

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08-18-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite has been uneven. Best method is Carolina-rigged Robo-worms. (916) 502-3474

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08-04-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Don Paganelli fished Wednesday and had excellent results. He and a client took a ...

08-04-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Guide Don Paganelli fished Wednesday and had excellent results. He and a client took a ...

07-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cooler weather has improved the surface bite in morning and evening. Fish the main body, ...

07-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Cooler weather has improved the surface bite in morning and evening. Fish the main body, ...

07-21-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The warm water has slowed the bite. Presentations have to be very slow and deliberate. ...

07-21-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The warm water has slowed the bite. Presentations have to be very slow and deliberate. ...

07-14-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s two ways to approach this lake. Early or late. The sun takes a toll ...

07-14-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

There’s two ways to approach this lake. Early or late. The sun takes a toll ...

07-08-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The summer pattern is in place. Top water lures in A.M. and working the weeds ...

07-07-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The summer pattern is in place. Top water in the morning and working the weeds ...

07-01-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bite is best in the morning but it will continue through the day ...

06-30-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite is best in the morning but it will continue through the ...

06-24-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing has slowed a bit but it’s still decent. There’s a topwater bite in ...

06-23-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing has slowed, but is worth doing. There’s a topwater morning bite. Plastics work better ...

06-16-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite remains very good and frogs offered on top of the weeds ...

06-09-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite is on here. It’s very good in the morning and through ...

06-09-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite is on here. It’s very good in the morning and through ...

06-02-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite picked up last week. The weed lines along the west shore ...

06-02-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The topwater bass bite picked up last week. The weed lines along the west shore ...

05-26-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Get bass on the outside points, narrows and the main body. Use Carolina-rigged plastics or ...

05-26-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Get bass on the outside points, narrows and the main body. Use Carolina-rigged plastics or ...

05-19-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite here is excellent. There are plenty of one to three pound fish ...

05-19-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite here is excellent. There are plenty of one to three pound fish ...

05-13-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are taking Carolina-rigged plastic worms and Senkos in the coves and off the points ...

05-13-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass are taking Carolina-rigged plastic worms and Senkos in the coves and off the points ...

05-06-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is very good here. Anglers fishing plastics (Senkos, Robo-worms) toward the backs ...

05-06-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is very good here. Anglers fishing plastics (Senkos, Robo-worms) toward the backs ...

05-06-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The bass bite is very good here. Anglers fishing plastics (Senkos, Robo-worms) toward the backs ...

04-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is getting more consistent. There’s a topwater bite and the reaction bite is ...

04-28-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

Bass fishing is getting more consistent. There’s a topwater bite and the reaction bite is ...

04-21-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake is rising slowly and the bass bite remains consistent. Largemouth, spotted and smallmouth ...

04-21-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake is rising slowly and the bass bite remains consistent. Largemouth, spotted and smallmouth ...

04-15-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake contines to rise and, according to guide Don Paganelli, anglers are getting a mix ...

04-14-2010 Lake Berryessa Fish Report

The lake contines to rise and anglers are getting a mix of largemouth, smallmouth and ...

04-14-2008 Spanish Flat Fishing Report
Troll a needlefish behind a flasher, 20 feet to sunface depths and you will land ...
03-31-2008 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 03-31-2008

Anglers trolling for salmon or trout did well this weekend! Use a Seps Pro ...

03-24-2008 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 03-24-2008

Troll at 20 feet and use a needle fish or Kastmaster and you will land ...

03-17-2008 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 03-17-2008
Bass anglers did well this weekend. Plastics and crawlers landed some nice small mouths. ...
02-15-2008 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 02-15-2008
The water is still too muddy for productive fishing. ...
02-11-2008 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 02-11-20008
Fishing is real slow! We still have a lot of muddy waters from the ...
01-21-2008 Spanish Flat Resort Fish Report 01-21-2008

As of today the lake is still pretty muddy from the big storm two weeks ...

12-31-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-31-07
Bass anglers threw plastics and crankbaits yesterday and did well in 15 foot depths.

Trout and ...
12-21-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-21-07
The lake is beginning to turn over and fishing is on the upswing. Trollers pulling ...
12-20-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-20-07
hi guys and gals, just wanted to take a few moments and wish everyone happy ...
12-17-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-17-07
Water temp is at 54 degrees.  the LAKE IS TURNING and good fishing is here.

Troll ...
12-14-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-14-07
The water is on the cloudy side, making trout fishing difficult but not impossible. Bass ...
12-10-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-10-07
A lot of North winds and some much needed rain came in this week slowing ...
12-07-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 12-07-07
Bass fishing is fair at best and trout are still down 15 to 20 feet. ...
11-30-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-30-07
MyOutdoorBuddy is always telling you about Lake Berryessa. That's because Sid Silberberg, another of our ...
11-23-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-23-07
Bass fishing is the best bet here. Fish the shallow rocky points around the north ...
11-19-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-19-07
Water temp is at 60 degrees but the lake has not turned!

Bass anglers used plastics ...
11-16-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish report 11-16-07
Bass fishing has been productive for anglers tossing top water offerings. Work around the islands ...
11-16-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-16-07
Best Guide Sid Silberberg fished here Friday for nine bass and two trout while missing ...
11-12-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-12-07
Bass anglers did well on top water this week.  Use plastics, senkos and our LV500 ...
11-02-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 11-02-07
Trout are found from the surface down 20 feet. Salmon are deeper and near the ...
10-29-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-29-07
Water temp is 66 degrees at surface of the lake.

Trolling  is improving.  Some anglers have ...
10-26-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-26-07
Trout and salmon have moved into shallower water and are being caught from 15 to ...
10-22-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-22-07
Trout and salmon are starting to show alot more in shallow depths of 15 to ...
10-19-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-19-07
Trout and salmon have moved up to 40 feet beneath the surface. Troll the Skiers ...
10-12-2007 Lake Barryessa Fish Report 10-12-07
Bass fishing is the best thing going here with large and smallmouth taking plastics and ...
10-08-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-08-07
Bass anglers used plastics and crankbaits on rocky beds and did well.  They were shallow ...
10-01-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 10-01-07
Cats are biting on hotdogs or chicken livers off most any bank on the lake.

Trout ...
09-28-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 09-28-07
Trout are down 60 to 70 feet. Troll with a flasher and Needlefish. Salmon are ...
09-24-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 09-24-07
The bite for trout is at the 60 to 70 foot depths with a flasher.  ...
09-21-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 09-21-07
Water temperatures are falling which should improve the fishing. Best bet now is crappie near ...
09-17-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 09-17-07
Water temps are dropping at the lake.  The reading is at 72 degrees down from ...
09-10-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 09-010-07
The water temp has dropped from 79 degrees to 72 degrees 6 feet from the ...
09-07-2007 Lake Berreyssa Fish Report 09-07-07
It's catfish and not much else with low, warm conditions. Any stink bait will work, ...
08-31-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 08-31-07
Those targeting catfish do the best. Use chicken livers or hot dogs and you're in ...
08-24-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 08-24-07
Fishing is very slow. Some are having luck getting catfish with hot dogs or livers. ...
08-20-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 08-20-07
Very slow week on fishing.  Catfish are hitting real good on livers or hotdogs off ...
08-06-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 08-06-07
The 70 to 80 foot depths this week for trout or salmon.  The narrows or ...
08-03-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 08-03-07
Catfish are the most common catch here. Hot dogs, liver or anchovies work well. Trollers ...
07-30-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-30-07
Lots of anglers coming in with catfish.  Use liver, hot dog or anchovies off the ...
07-27-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-27-07
Catfish are plentiful along the shoreline. Bass take plastics in rocky areas down 25 feet. ...
07-23-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-23--07
Lots of Cats being caught this week.  Off any bank use livers, anchovies or even ...
07-16-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-16-07
Catfishing is on at the lake!

Use livers, hotdogs, dip bait or anchovie on the bottom ...
07-13-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-13-07
Catfish are the easiest target here. Hot dogs are the best bait. Troll at depths ...
07-02-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 07-02-07
The water temp is at 74 degrees 6 feet from the surface.

Trolling with down riggers ...
06-29-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-29-07
Trout and salmon are down 60 to 70 feet. Flashers with worms or Needlefish will ...
06-26-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-26-07
hi guys and gals, just alittle update for you bass fisherman, the delta continues to ...
06-26-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-26-07
Fishing was very good this week.

George Parish of Spanish Flat Villa & I went out ...
06-22-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-22-07
Bass are still in the shallows taking plastics near Big Island. Trout (45 feet) and ...
06-15-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-15-07
Bass are still in the shallows on the north side of the big island. Trout ...
06-11-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-11-07
hi guys and gals. the beat goes on at berryessa and the delta, went out ...
06-11-2007 Spanish Flat Fish Report 06-11-07
Bass anglers did well this weekend.  Believe it or not in shallow waters.  Yamamoto plastics ...
06-08-2007 Lake Berryessa fish Report 06-08-07
rout have moved deeper, 40 feet below the surface, while salmon have moved to depths ...
06-04-2007 Spanish Flat Fish Report 06-04-07
Water temp is at 67 degrees 8 feet from the surface.

The Trout are at the ...
06-01-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 06-01-07
Trout, crappie and salmon fishing is good. Trout are being taken by trollers from eight- ...
05-25-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 05-25-2007
Kokanee are being caught by trollers pulling Apexes down 40 feet. Go to the ...
05-23-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 05-22-2007
hi guys and gals, first we will start out with the wayward whales, what a ...
05-20-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report 05-20-2007
This week a lot of Salmon showed up at the marina.  Trolling at the 42 ...
05-18-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 05-17-2007
Bass anglers are offering plastics, crankbaits and spinnerbaits eight to 20 feet deep for ...
05-14-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report 05-14-2007
Less winds have improved the fishing conditions.

Bass are steadily coming in.  Anglers are using plastics, ...
05-11-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 05-11-2007
Bass are on spawning beds down eight to 20 feet. Dropshotting, spinnerbaits and crankbaits work. ...
05-09-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report 05-09-2007
Lots of very windy conditions caused fishing to slow down considerably.

Today is very calm and ...
04-27-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 04-27-2007
Last week's rain kept anglers off the water. Trout are found from the surface to ...
04-23-2007 Sentinal Fish Report 04-23-2007
Lots of rain and wind this week at the lake slowed down the fishing a ...
04-20-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 04-20-2007
Bass anglers are getting smallmouth to 3 pounds off the rocky points in the Narrows. ...
04-09-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report 04-09-2007
Bass Anglers can throw large swim baits and land some nice size large mouths.  Michael ...
04-06-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 04-06-2007
Trollers getting down 20 feet are getting nice limits of trout. Salmon are deeper. Bass ...
03-30-2007 Lake Baerryessa Fish Report 03-30-2007
Bass are down 20 feet in rocky coves and trout are near the surface. Trolling ...
03-28-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report 03-28-2007
Good reports continue for salmon, trout and a few smaller kokes. The bass are moving ...
03-23-2007 Lake Barryessa Fishing Report 03-23-2007
BERRYESSA - Bass are attacking just about anything thrown their way. Find rocky coves and ...
03-19-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report 03-19-2007
March 19, 2007

Bass anglers throw plastics, crankbaits, and jigs in 20 feet of water on ...
02-23-2007 Lake Berryessa Fish Report
Bass anglers are using jigs, crankbaits and nightcrawlers to hook smallmouth in Capell Cove. Crappie ...
02-19-2007 Spanish Flat Fishing Report - Lake Barryessa
Bass anglers are drop-shotting using jigs, crankbaits, or crawlers in 20 fee of water. Water ...
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