Location

CA
United States
33° 35' 10.7124" N, 117° 3' 16.272" W

Fishing Reports

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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 71-80 F

     SKINNER: The catfish and bluegill bites have taken over the spotlight here this past week with good to excellent action on both species. The catfish are showing best early and late in the day at Ramp No. 2 and coves all around the lake. The best bite has been on mackerel, anchovies, and chicken liver. Marcus Rivas, San Dimas, had three cats to 11.7 pounds on anchovies at Ramp No. 2. Amanda Dickson, Temecula, landed a 9.2-pound cat on chicken liver. The bluegill bite has turned on with a lot of smaller fish showing for anglers fishing red worms or nightcrawlers across from the marina. There are some bigger fish in this bite, too. Riley Gibson, Murrieta, had a 1.4-pound bluegill fishing a nightcrawler on July 4th. The stripers slowed back down over the past week with only a few fish showing early in the morning at the inlet on shad, mackerel, or white jigs. The largemouth bass bite has also been slow to fair with a fair topwater and reaction bait bite early in the day. Carp are very good, but they get little pressure. Information: store 951-926-1505, marina 951-926-8515, entrance kiosk 951-926-1541.

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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

The catfish bite has been good to excellent in all of the coves again through the past week. The cats are showing on cut baits (mostly chicken liver and anchovies) and nightcrawlers in five to 15 feet of water. Ralph Watson, Winchester, had a 10-pound catfish on anchovies at Ramp No. 2, while Christopher Smith, Murrieta, landed an 8.8-pound cat in the East Bay, also on anchovies. The striped bass bite improved over the past week with fair action and morning boils at the dam and inlet areas. Swimbaits, ripbaits, and topwater have been the best bets, but some fish also showing on chicken liver in deeper water. The largemouth bass bite has been fair to good in the mornings on frogs and surface baits early and then plastics, nightcrawlers, with some cranked fish. The bluegill bite slowed with just fair action this past week on meal worms, wax worms, and live crickets. Most are showing on bobber-suspended baits in six to 10 feet of water. Carp good, but getting little pressure. Information: store 951-926-1505, marina 951-926-8515, entrance kiosk 951-926-1541.

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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 71-80 F

Water Temp: 76°F

Catfish: HIGH -Recent stocking of cats has been making some happy anglers over catfish alley of chicken liver and anchovies 

Largemouth: HIGH -Hitting on nightcrawlers, spoons, and shad over the East End

Striper: MEDIUM -There are early morning boils over at the dam and inlet area. The bait of choice is shad colored swimbait, with chicken liver another option. 

Bluegill: SLOW -Have been slow this week, but still bitting on meal worms, wax worms and live crickets. 

Carp: Lots of them and hitting on just about anything.

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