MERLE COLLINS RESERVOIR

Species Weather Hydrology


FISHING CALIFORNIA

Merle Collins Reservoir


April 14, 2024

The Merle Collins Reservoir is a great spot for fishing enthusiasts in California, USA. The reservoir is known for its wide variety of fish species including largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, and crappie. Visitors can also enjoy hiking, camping, and birdwatching in the nearby areas. Fishing tips include using plastic worms and spinnerbaits for bass and live bait for catfish. The best time to visit is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the fish are most active. Average temperatures during this time range from 60-80°F.



Fish Species
Image Alt Black Crappie
Image Alt Blue Catfish
Image Alt Bluegill
Image Alt Channel Catfish
Image Alt Kelp Bass
Image Alt Largemouth Bass

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Area Boat Ramps

OROVILLE-QUINCY ROAD 17000-17046, MEADOW VALLEY
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
SMOKEY LANE 44-50, ALLEGHANY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
BIDWELL CANYON TRAIL, OROVILLE
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
RIVER BLUFF DRIVE 39, OROVILLE
Lower Feather Watershed, California
BUTTE COUNTY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
PENINSULA ROAD, STRAWBERRY VALLEY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
PLUMAS COUNTY
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
PLUMAS COUNTY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
POTTERS RAVINE, OROVILLE
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
LOAFER CREEK ROAD, OROVILLE
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California

Rafting & Kayaking

BIG CHICO CREEK
Mill-Big Chico Watershed, California
ROCK CREEK DAM TO CRESTA RESERVOIR
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
SILVER LAKE TO MEADOW VALLEY
East Branch North Fork Feather Watershed, California
STATE PARK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO CONFLUENCE WITH NELSON CREEK
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
CONFLUENCE WITH EAST AND WEST BRANCHES OF NELSON CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
BUTTE CREEK
Upper Butte Watershed, California
BIG CHICO CREEK
Mill-Big Chico Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO BUCKS LAKE
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Wilderness Bucks Lake

Wildlife Area Tehama

Moore Road Park

Chico Eastside Little League Park

Chester Park

Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area

Cedar Drive

Dye Creek Preserve

Wilderness Ishi

DeGarmo Park

                                                                                                                       
                                               
ALPHA OMEGA OBSERVATION SITE
BUTTE CREEK
The Butte Creek is a crucial tributary of the Sacramento River, located in the Upper Butte watershed of California. This creek is known for its diverse habitats, including riparian forests, ...
UPPER RIDGE
The Upper Ridge is a scenic area located in the Upper Butte watershed of California. This region is known for its diverse flora and fauna, including oak woodlands, chaparral, and ...
MOUNT. ARARAT
BUCKS LAKE WILDERNESS
WASHINGTON OVERLOOK OBSERVATION SITE

Nearby Campgrounds

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Yolo County Fair RV Numerous 62 ft
Lake Solano County Park Numerous 134 ft
Hazel Creek - Sly Park Recreation Area Numerous 3,548 ft
Pine Cone - Sly Park Recreation Area Numerous 3,488 ft
Finnon Lake 14 2,427 ft
Beals Point - Folsom Lake State Rec Area 69 486 ft
Indian Grinding Rock State Park 22 2,378 ft
Cal Expo RV Park Numerous 26 ft
Rancho Seco Rec Area Numerous 252 ft
Peninsula - Folsom Lake State Rec Area 100 792 ft

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