Folsom Lake

El Dorado - California


  • 46 catches

  • 744 followers

  • 48 spots

Anglers must learn to adapt to changing water levels to successfully catch fish from this reservoir. Most targeted species include Rainbow Trout, smallmouth and Largemouth Bass. Folsom is a fluctuating lake that branches into two long arms of the American...

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Folsom Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Released 😊

    1 lb. 13 in. Spotted Bass with a purple swim bait on drop shot

    1. Nice
  2. 14 oz. 13.0 in. Rainbow Trout with a wedding ring

  3. Used cannon downriggers, went from 7am to 12

    Rainbow Trout with a Luhr Jensen Needlefish Trolling Spoons

  4. Far up the north fork, beyond 5mph buoys. Bluegill pattern rattle trap.

    Folsom Lake North fork

    1. CJ Carroll 0
      I hooked into something substantial with a 4” suspending jerk bait just before this little fella, but it broke off. New bait, too! Dangit
    2. Geo M 0
      nice spotty
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  5. 14 in. Rainbow Trout with a needle fish

  6. caught 4 rainbows ranging from 14 inches to 17 inches

    Rainbow Trout with a speedy shinner

    1. DON Hermance 0
      Thanks.
    2. Geoffrey Poulos 0
      Well done
    3. DON Hermance 0
      7 A.m to 11.30 A.m. by Browns ravine
    4. Geoffrey Poulos 0
      What time where you fishing
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  7. trolling at folsom lake

    14 in. Rainbow Trout

    1. DON Hermance 0
      good luck
    2. Geoffrey Poulos 0
      Thanks. I hope to get out fishing again soon.
    3. DON Hermance 0
      thanks. I was 50ft down
    4. Geoffrey Poulos 0
      Great job. What depth are you fishing?
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  8. trolling in front of the dam

    13 in. Rainbow Trout

  9. trolling in front of the dam

    14 in. Rainbow Trout with a pink hoochie

  10. trolling for trout got this pikeminnow instead

    23 in. Colorado Pikeminnow with a speedy shinner

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