The lake is situated halfway between Santa Rosa and Sacramento, and travelers on Highway in Solano County have been stopping to watch the giant funnel that is built into the lake siphon rushing water into a deep hole. Lake Berryessa normally holds about 1 million acre-feet of water, said Roland Sanford, a general manager for the Solano County Water Agency. But a series of winter storms , many fueled by atmospheric rivers , have dumped nearly , gallons of additional water into the lake, which is about 45 miles west of Sacramento. Sanford estimates the lake is currently holding 1. If it keeps raining through March, the spillway will be active for about three months, he said. A new storm was rolling its way across the state Tuesday and was expected to bring plenty of additional rain to the area.
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If your in the group of anglers that think things have tapered off on the bass bite, this father and daughter team Kevin and Lauren Frisk of Lodi were putting it to the bass landing a couple 4's and Lauren with the big haul, this 7 lb. Search shoreline coves, inlets, shady areas, and you will get results being persistent. Mike McBride had a successful day angling catfish landing a 8.