Lake Sonoma

Sonoma - California

  • 26 catches


  • 1 spots

Largemouth Bass and redear sunfish are doing extremely well in this lake. Growth rates of both species are equal to or exceed those of other comparable northern California lakes. Kokanee salmon have been stocked and attain sizes in the 18- to 22-inch rang...

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Lake Sonoma Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: Largemouth Bass

    Hooked this guy on a wacky rig. After the worm settled, he hit it on the twitch!

  2. Details: Other Freshwater

    I'm guessing a juvie Squaw Fish. Released back into the Russian River to grow up, caught again, then left to die on the bank. I'm a MulletKiller not a Baby ...more Killer 😉

  3. Details: Smallmouth Bass

    Russian River is still flooded but the Smallies are still in there. The Stealies are the illusive ones

    1. MulletKiller 0
      @kjack707 Im privileged to live right on the banks in Healdsburg
    2. kjack707 0
      @MulletKiller which part of the river do you fish?? im usually around Duncan mills area..
    3. MulletKiller 0
      @kjack707 yeah I meant to tag it Other Fresh Water CA since the Russian is not listed. There's a few slow pockets and the water is starting to clean up
    4. kjack707 0
      Nice!! is this out of the Russian river? you tagged it Lake Sonoma..
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  4. Details: Steelhead Trout

    My first egg loop with corky and slinky weight. Giving up on the spoons, jigs, and lures. Yet gonna try and keep it artificial on the Russian River. Sniping the ...more barb too. (Law) High 70's - low 80's in NorCal, mid February. This FL boy will take it. Gone Fishin...

    1. kjack707 0
      the russian will be a nice smallie and large mouth spot in tje spring and summer. i camp up there twice a year. and some good ocean fishing just miles away!! love ...more it up there
    2. Scott B 0
      Nikko makes real nice salmon eggs. Super durable, scented, biodegradable. Should outlast anything else.
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  5. Details: Steelhead Trout

    I know how to fish Salt, Lakes, Ponds, Lazy Rivers, etc. This stuff I don't. Russian River, CA. We have a break from the weather for the nxt 5 days and since ...more I live right on the silly thing I need to figure it out, any help?

    1. MulletKiller 0
      Been working those areas with minimal results.try, try . Try again.
    2. MulletKiller 0
      Thx guys, I've fished Murky rivers in Mex., Costa, and after it rained on several sm island chains. This one is an anomaly to me. I was looking for soe local ...more knowledge. Great tips though and I've
    3. King_Fisher 0
      Riffles* Also try currents seems between two currents you can usually find these in the tail waters of bigger drop offs and Rapids.
    4. King_Fisher 0
      Find back eddies where the water swirls in behind structure or cuts in the bank also deep water above Rapids , also try tail waters of Rapids and Ruffles.
    5. MulletKiller 0
      Some (sime) and when the river is flooded. Thx
    6. MulletKiller 0
      Thx Cowboy, Summer and Fall offer sime great Sm/Lg mouth action which I take full advantage of. It's Winter and Spring with the Steelhead runs that pose the ...more biggest challenge. Especially when the Riv
    7. tmoonatx 0
    8. Chris Skinner 0
      What are the predominant species there?
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  6. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Like I said Skunked but it was worth seeing the sun for the first time in 4 days.

  7. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Found some back flow.

  8. Details: Steelhead Trout

    No Wadders

  9. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Deer Trail, to find access...

  10. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Road to the River

    1. MulletKiller 0
      Oh, it's already up from these Pics and gonna get worst, but we do have a window for the nxt 5 days, hoping the water clarity cleans up. At least then I can ...more see the silly things.
    2. kjack707 0
      thats the russian? wow dirty!
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