Glory Hole Sports New Melones Lake Records


BROWN TROUT:  13-pounds, 4-ounces caught by Michael Oliveira of Hilmar on December 30, 2011. Michael used a shad patterned crank bait and was fishing near the dam.

RAINBOW TROUT: 8-pounds, 2-ounces caught by John Gray of Groveland on September 7, 2012.  John caught this fish while fishing on the Take it to the Limit Guide Service boat with Guide Gary Burns. He was trolling the main lake in 73 feet of water with a chrome/blue Excel.

LARGEMOUTH BASS: 18.11-pounds caught by Kyle Gentry of Oakdale on February 6, 2010.Caught during an Anglers Choice Western Rookie League tournament- may be a record for biggest bass ever caught in a tournament!Kyle used a brown/purple jig with a Yamamoto 5” Twin-Tail Grub in cinnamon/purple for a trailer. Kyle caught the bass 20 feet deep in the back of a cut. After weighing her in at the tournament, Kyle returned the fish back to where he caught her on the lake.

SPOTTED BASS:  10.48-pounds caught by Keith Bryan, who is the CEO of Powell Rods on February 22, 2014.  This fish was caught during a CTT Pro/Am tournament.  He reported hooking the fish on a (330) Yamamoto Senko wacky rigged.

CATFISH:  36-pounds caught by Dean Nelson of Tuolumne in 1994.  Vienna sausage was the bait of choice.

KOKANEE:  2.LB 11 OZ. caught by Jimmy Velazquez of Waterford on June 25, 2017. Jimmy caught this Kokanee north of Rose Island trolling at 60 ft. using double bladed spinner behind a Seps dodger in pink & teal.