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O'Neill Forebay

Merced County - California
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Frequently Asked Questions About O'Neill Forebay, CA

How big is O'Neill Forebay?
O'Neill Forebay is approximately 2,246 sq acres (9.1 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in O'Neill Forebay?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Panfish and Striped Bass in O'Neill Forebay.

Other fish species in the lake include Bass.

What are the closest cities to O'Neill Forebay?
Nearby cities and towns include Santa Nella, CA.

Are there places to stay in the O'Neill Forebay area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! O'Neill Forebay and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for O'Neill Forebay?
Today for O'Neill Forebay, fishing looks to be very active with peak fishing times around 6-8 am and 1-2 pm and 3-4 pm and 6-8 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our O'Neill Forebay Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there boat launches on O'Neill Forebay?
We know of 2 public boat launches on O'Neill Forebay. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near O'Neill Forebay?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the average air temp for O'Neill Forebay?
Looking forward to your next adventure at O'Neill Forebay? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 89°F (32°C) to a low around 57°F (14°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near O'Neill Forebay?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 3 state parks in the vacinity of O'Neill Forebay.

For more California State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around O'Neill Forebay...
San Luis Reservoir 4.3 mi 12,831
San Luis Holding Reservoir 8.6 mi 64
Los Banos Reservoir 8.7 mi 479
Dry Lake 8.9 mi 21
Upper Ruth Lake 13.1 mi 29
Lower Ruth Lake 13.3 mi 12
Pacheco Lake 13.6 mi 167
Big Buttonwillow Lake 14.7 mi 68
Little Buttonwillow Lake 14.8 mi 66
Olson Pond 14.9 mi 27
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