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Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/09/2014 05:38 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/09/2014 07:17 PM
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Glory Hole Sports Fishing Report and Tips

Angels Camp, CA...Trout: Slow. The trout bite has been getting a little tougher each week. The lake level is dropping and the water temperature is warming. This will push the trout from the shallows back out to deeper/cooler water. Try to find areas with clearer water that are protected from the wind and have deep water access. Also, if you are fishing an area with slightly stained to murky water, try using bright colored baits and lures. Bank anglers have been catching very few fish. Glory Hole Point and near the 49-bridge are good areas to try because the main river channel and cooler water is close. For bait try using nightcrawlers or chartreuse or rainbow garlic scented Power Bait. Trolling anglers try targeting the fish with the use of downriggers or leadcore line, from 30-60' of water. The fish should be near creek channels and the river channel and heading back out to the main lake. The cooler water near these areas is where they will be in the hotter summer months. Brighter colored baits have been working best. Orange, chartreuse and firetiger will work good for browns and rainbows. When fishing the main lake and near deep water it is a good idea to have a couple lines in the water targeting brown trout. Try rolling shad or trolling large jointed plugs or swim baits. A good area for browns is out in front of the dam/spillway area or between the bridges. It is also a good idea to add plenty of scent and remember to reapply throughout the day....


Tom Flaherty of Omo Ranch caught a few rainbows in the river arm. He caught them using garlic scented nightcrawlers.



Fishing Report




Ken Burns, Dan Williams, and Gary Powell went fishing during some poor weather and caught 8 nice rainbows.


Glory Hole Sports Big Fish of the Week Contest goes to Ken Burns of Hollister. He landed a beautiful 2-pound, 7-ounce rainbow while trolling spoons in 20-35' of water near the dam.


Steve Olson of Vallecito caught a big 6-pound, 11-ounce brown trout. He reported catching it near the 49 bridge while rolling shad. He mentioned that he practices catch and release with the brown trout species but regretfully this fish was fatally hooked.

We do encourage catch and release for the brown trout as The Department of Fish and Game will no longer be planting them. Carefully measure, weigh and photograph trophy fish and send us pictures and information.

Kokanee: Slow. The fish generally start biting again in the spring mid-April into May, but we've had reports of a few being caught. We expect the bite to come on any day now. Try trolling a pink hoochie, spinner, or bug behind a teardrop dodger while trout fishing and you might pick up a few kokanee. Also, nightcrawler and garlic nightcrawler scent works best at the first part of the season.

Bass: Good. The bass are moving into shallow water and staging for the spawn. To catch shallow fish try using small bright colored crank baits or spinner baits. To target deeper/staging fish that are staging on offshore structure, try using a drop-shot rig with a 4-6" straight tail worm. Another deep water fish catcher is a football head jig. Try fishing ½ - ¾ ounce jigs in crawdad colors. Brown/purple, green pumpkin/purple, and green pumpkin are all good color choices. Remember to use matching trailers. Last but definitely not least is the Yamamoto Senko. Try fishing them wacky around rocks and Texas rig them around wood. They come in many fish catching colors but watermelon (194) and watermelon/red (208) are hard to beat. These baits catch a bunch of fish and every once in awhile a big one.


Dan Wiliams caught a 4-pound, 3-ounce largemouth.

Please practice catch and release during the spring months. The fish are full of eggs in preparation for the spawn. Take photos and carefully release the fish back into to the lake to maintain a healthy fish population for generations to come.


Xperience Fishing Guide and Glory Hole Sports employee John Liechty caught and released a hefty 8-pound largemouth. This fish had a worn tail and seemed to be done spawning.

Catfish: Fair. The water temperature is getting warmer each day which will encourage the cats to move shallow. Try using frozen shad or a ball of crawlers to target these fish. Catfish are drawn to bait by scent so it is a good idea to add additional scent to your bait. Try using garlic, sardine, anchovy or bloody tuna to increase the amount of bite on each outing.

Crappie: Slow. The crappie bite is right around the corner. We expect a fairly good bite this spring due to the lower water levels and the amount of standing timber. Try fishing with mini jigs and grubs under a slip-float. Also a great way to catch them is with live minnows. We have had a few reports of some pretty nice crappie being caught.

Guide Report from Take it to the Limit Guide Service Guide Gary Burns

With the warming weather we should start seeing more kokanee being put in the boat. Last week we have started seeming more schools of koks around New Melones Lake and it seems when we see that mixed with the warmer weather the bite could turn on at anytime. So far this year we have put several koks in the boat to 13"but most are around 12",healthy and fighting hard. This time of year when the fish are smaller I use one hook that makes an easy release, keep the fish in the water and use a pair of needle nose to pull the hook with the cold water they have plenty of energy to swim away(like a jet). This time of year you have to get out on the lake put your time in and find the koks on your screen and put them in your boat and everyday should get better. See ya on the water

Take it to the Limit Guide Service
Gary Burns
209-559-3349

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14-year old Hayden Lee of Angels Camp shot a 20-pound turkey.
Michi's Photos


Turkey vulture


Red shouldered hawk


Canada goose


Yellow billed magpie with some kind of food in it's beak.

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We often talk about different scents and applications. When trolling any setup it is a must to have a swivel or two incorporated in each rig. Without a swivel your baits and blades can create line twist which will result in a large bird's nest.

Oregon Tackle Scent Chamber
A scent chamber will serve two purposes. It will replace a bead chain swivel or can be used in tandem with other swivels.
Most importantly it will hold scent for long periods of time.


The scent chamber comes with small tubes that will make filling the chamber with scent very easy.


The tubes work extremely well with Pro Cure gels.


Simply fill the chamber with your favorite flavor of Pro Cure and begin trolling. The great thing is this chamber will slowly leak the gel and create a scent slick that will draw fish from a distance.


The best location for the scent chamber/swivel is tied above the dodger with a short leader separating them. This should work great for kokanee and rainbow trout. Also try targeting large brown trout by rolling shad with a scent chamber filled with shad gel.

Thanks- from all of us at Glory Hole Sports






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