Ended up getting out to Calaveras Saturday morning after the storm, around 1000. The kids caught a couple small cats near the dam and a few more around the bridges, most were on chicken livers. I threw lots of cranks, spinners, spoons and other shinny things around the dam and bridges (5-20ft) but never got a hit. Snakes were everywhere. The wall was packed when we arrived at the lake and when we left around 1400 there were cars lined up past the intersection waiting to get through the gate.
I did catch something out of the norm though. I thought I had some weeds but ended up with an Ugly Stick