Fish Sniffer Digital Edition Issue 3624 Nov 10-24 2017 - Page 14

12 Nov. 10 - 24, 2017 FRESHWATER REPORTS: Berkeley plastic worm with a Gamakastu off-set shank hook. The best colors are watermelon candy and black oil.” The lake level is 307.2 feet above sea level and the surface water temperature is 66 degrees. CONTINUED FROM PG 11 SAN PABLO RESERVOIR FRESHWATER cont. or bait given. Jerell McKinney, a RMRC employee, caught 3 trout fishing; no location or bait given. However, PowerBait and night crawlers are the best baits for trout. “We planted 1,000 lbs of Mt Lassen Trout in a netted area at the Pines for Family Fishing Day on October 20,” said Shoemaker. “Crappie will bite on a redworm, crappie nibble or an atomic teaser,” she added. “For spotted and largemouth bass, use a VOL.36 • ISS. 24 been drawn down in preparation for the winter rain. Right now, Coyote is at 25% of capacity,” Clements said. - Roland Aspiras SHADOW CLIFFS LAKE SANTA CLARA VALLEY LAKES Trout Bite Shifts Into High Gear Largemouths Enter Fall Mode FREMONT – Rainbow trout are drawing the most angling interest at Shadow Cliffs now, but it was a big catfish that dominated the recent catches. Rudy of Livermore landed a monster 20 lb. channel cat while using chicken livers from the first dock. The trout are hitting PowerBait tossed out by shore and bank anglers. Sam of Pleasanton caught his limit of trout while using PowerBait on two back-to-back trips, reported Joe Sullivan of the East Bay Regional Park District. Moji of San Ramon caught a 25- inch trout while soaking PowerBait from the Stanley shoreline. Gavin Haus of Pleasanton landed a 19-inch trout while using PowerBait off of the first dock. Bsss fishing is best in the Arroyo del Valle ponds. C.B of Alamo caught and released a 5lb. bass in the arroyo. Gabreil Rezendez caught and released 5 bass float tubing in the arroyo and using Senkos. COYOTE - Fall patterns prevail for bass anglers, while some work deep water for crappie in the Silicon Valley. Reaction baits were the top method for chasing bass this week according to Mickey Clements at Coyote Bait and Tackle, with crankbaits and jerkbaits working well. “At Calero its picked up pretty good with fish sitting around the 10 to 15 foot range. In the morning they’re catching them on crankbaits. By day, the fish suspend and