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Lake Amador Fishing near Ione, California

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Fish for:
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Crappie
  • Catfish
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Bream
  • Bluegill
  • Panfish
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: California Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Lake Amador

Fishing Times for Lake Amador near Ione, CA

Best Fishing Times
1:58AM to 3:58AM

Alternate Fishing Times
8:30AM to 10:30AM

Fishing Lake Amador, CA on 5/30/2015 will be best from 1:58AM through 3:58AM. If that time won’t work for you, 8:30AM to 10:30AM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.

Weather for Lake Amador

Current Temp: 84.56
Max Temp: 84.56
Min Temp: 84.56
Outside: clear sky
Wind: Gentle Breeze
Wind Speed: 3.59
Wind Direction: Southwest
Humidity: 21
Pressure: 932.11
Sunrise: 5:42 AM
Sunset: 8:20 PM

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11/25/2012 9:50 AM

Fishing Tips for Lake Amador

If you want big trout in Northern Cali I can’t think of a better lake to fish than Lake Amador. You would be amazed by the number of big fish swimming around in here. In the cooler months you can usually find the trout cruising near the surface. During the warm summer months however the trout become almost impossible to find so most anglers switch over to fishing for the lake’s also nice bass. If bass and trout aren’t your thing you can also find lots of decent panfish and some nice catfish swimming around the lake. For those of you who are interested I have a few tips that might help. • TROUT: When the trout are near the surface (within 10ft) trolling with minnow imitating lures like Speedy Shiners, Rapalas, Needlefish, Kastmasters, or Cripplures will work the best. If you don’t have a boat you can still catch some decent fish by fishing off the bank with chartruese or rainbow glitter Berkley Power Bait in the top two or three feet of water. Nightcrawlers dowsed with Pro-Cure scent or other trout scents will also work. One of the better places to try during this part of the year is the Spillway and Launch Ramp Cove where 1-8lbs trout are planted on a regular basis from October through June. If you want to try for trout in the summer you could try fishing neon blue and green glitter Powerbait about 35-45 feet deep. Remember to lower your expectations though; you would be much better off fishing for something like bass. • LARGEMOUTH BASS: Lake Amador is a great lake for bass with several 10+lbs fish caught out of here every year. They are also popular with anglers because they bite well when the trout have lock-jaw. In the spring when the bass are shallow I recommend fishing shallow areas such as Launch Ramp Cove, Rock Creek, and Mountain Springs. As the water warms the fish will move deeper out to the points and drop offs. By the middle of summer some bass can be found almost as deep as the trout. They can be a little tough to catch when they are that deep so for your best odds at hooking a big one I recommend fishing from 5pm to 5am when the water is at its coolest and the fish are the shallowest. The fall fishing for bass is outstanding while they are trying to pack on the pounds for winter and also they move shallower as the water cools so they are easier to catch. It is an opposite of what happens in the spring, the fish move from deep to shallow. However, as the water keeps cooling down they will move back out to the drop offs and points where they will spend the winter. • CHANNEL CATFISH: After the water warms up in the spring the catfish turn on and can be caught using live crayfish, chicken livers, anchovies, and worms fished on the bottom after dark. The best spots to fish are shallow areas adjacent to deeper water like points, coves, or flats. • PANFISH: When the water starts warming up in April the panfish move into the shallow coves to spawn. This is the best time of the year to fish because all of the fish in the lake are crammed into the tiny coves. As the water warms up even more you can find the panfish slightly deeper on the breaklines, weedlines and points. Anything live bait will work for panfish. • Well, I hope those tips help you. Good luck fishing!

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Lake Amador is a reservoir located just 4.1 miles from Ione, in Amador County, in the state of California, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, rainbow trout, bream, bluegill and panfish here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Amador.

To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 38.30325 latitude, and -120.88938 longitude into your GPS device. View Lake Amador Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the reservoir is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!
Lake Amador est un réservoir situé à seulement 4.1 miles de Ione, dans le Amador County, dans les état de l'California, United States. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris achigan à grande bouche, marigane, catfish, la truite arc-en-, bream, bluegill et crapets ici. Que vous soyez filature, CASTING ou pêche à la mouche vos chances d'obtenir une morsure ici sont bonnes. Alors prenez votre canne à pêche à la mouche favorite et la bobine, et partez à Lake Amador.

Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 38.30325 de latitude et de longitude -120.88938 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Lake Amador Carte Topographique.

Et s'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier avec les poissons de la faune locale et du service pour assurer le réservoir est ouvert au public, et que vous avez le permis de pêche obligatoire. Maintenant, ce que vous attendez, vous la pêche!
Lake Amador es el embalse situado a 4.1 miles de Ione, en Amador County, en los estado de California, United States. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo lobina, tipo de pez, catfish, trucha arco iris, bream, bluegill y panfish aquí Ya sea que esté hilado, baitcasting o la pesca con mosca sus probabilidades de contraer una picadura de aquí son buenos. Así que coge tu caña favoritos pesca con mosca y carrete, y diríjase a Lake Amador.

Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 38.30325 latitud, y -120.88938 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Lake Amador.

Y por favor recuerde verificar con el local de Pesca y Vida Silvestre del departamento para garantizar la embalse es abierto al público, y que tiene la licencia de pesca necesario. Ahora, ¿qué estás esperando, consiga la pesca!
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