Fishing At New Melones Lake In Central CA
AKA: New Melones Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill and kokanee salmon at New Melones Lake in California.
Bass, trout and crappie all thrive in the cool clear water of New Melones Lake, a 12,500 acre lake, located five miles east of Copperopolis. This recreation paradise also offers fishing for kokanee, bluegill and catfish. There are over one hundred miles of rocky and sandy shoreline for bass to prowl in search of prey. Bank fishing is available at the Recreation Areas and campgrounds. The New Melones Lake Marina offers rental boats, snacks, bait, tackle, gas and services to assist boating enthusiasts on the water. Boating access is via Angels Creek Boat Launch, New Melones Lake Marina and Tuttletown Recreation Area.
Primary fish species residing in New Melones Lake
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New Melones Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Glory Hole Recreation Area Campground - 209 536-9094
Ironhorse Campground RV Park - 209 536-9094
Tuttletown Recreation Area Campground - 209 536-9094
New Melones Lake Site Campground - 209 536-9094
Columbia RV Park - 209 533-2395
New Melones Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
New Melones Lake
New Melones Lake Marina
6503 Glory Hole Rd
Angels Camp, CA 95222
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General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, trout and crappie in central CA.