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Bass Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-08-27 21:52:20

Find the deep water near the dam and fish with bait for trout early in the morning. Bite is slow. Lake is 60% full. (559) 642-3737

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Edison Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-06-11 22:29:45

Brown trout bite remains good. Shore fishing and trolling are productive. Bass plugs, broken-back Rapalas and nightcrawlers have been working. Vermillion Valley Resort (559) 259-4000


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Huntington Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-07-09 23:10:29

Huntington Lake fishing has been fair at times near the inlets from streams. Wind and dust were reported around the shores of Huntington this past week.

 (559) 893-3234

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Lake Nacimiento (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-07-31 07:38:44

The mouth of Las Tablas Creek is the best spot on the lake. Throw spoons or small crank baits for white bass or spotted bass. Lake Nacimiento Resort Marina (805) 238-1056 Nate 805-237-7410

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Lake San Antonio (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-07-31 07:39:08

Kayak anglers continue to get stripers along the Half Moon Bay shoreline.  Fish early or late. There are no launch ramps in operation. Jim’s Pro Bass (805) 237-0549, Lake San Antonio Marina (805) 472-2818

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Lopez Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-08-27 21:52:53

Tri-Valley bass tournament was won by Nick and Tony Salvacchi with a 25.43 pound bag. Big fish of the tournament was a 7.3 pound largemouth. Bass are being caught with plastic worms, crank baits. A 20 pound catfish was caught on a Rapala by Ed Jaster of San Luis Obispo. (805) 489-1006   

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Millerton Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2010-12-08 18:10:23

Pressure is light. Stripers have been few. Trout seem to be getting most of the attention from the few anglers heading out. Friant Trading Post (559) 822-2688

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Modesto Reservoir (fresh water lake)
Updated 2011-04-14 07:24:42

The crappie bite is on here. Small minnows are the ticket. Rumor is there is a good bass bite but anglers are tight-lipped. Bait Barn (209) 874-3011.

Pine Flat Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2012-10-31 19:28:26

Lake is low but cooling. Crappie and bass bites are good. Catfish prefer hot dogs for bait. (559) 787-2506

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San Luis Reservoir (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-08-27 21:53:25

There’s a good top water bite early and late in the forebay. Wade through the weeds and cast out for stripers. Use Zara Spooks, pencil poppers. On the big lake, fish with minnows down 60 to 80 feet. Bite is fair near the trash racks. (408) 463-0711

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Santa Margarita Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-04-02 21:52:25

Water clarity remains good. Little pressure since the wet weather. (805) 438-1522

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Shaver Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-08-27 21:54:30

Fishing at Shaver Lake remains good. We are still trolling the Point area at 85 to 87 feet down for a limit or two of kokanee in early morning and then shooting over towards Black Rock for a great mid morning trout bite. The kokanee are hitting the kokanee Trout Busters with a tip of corn, pink or orange Apex lures or other bright colored spinners behind dodgers for the kokes and trout. We still use trout busters with a tip of crawler and corn behind weighted Mountain Flashers on the side poles at about 20 feet down for trout. Jigging from a still boat is still working good near the old dam and the Point for kokanee. The trout bite is at it's best right now. Most trollers fishing the Point for kokanee are catching plenty of fish as well as trout trollers in the Black Rock area.
Ban fishermen are doing very well in the right places. I spoke with one fellow who caught his limit including two trophy sized trout near the old dam.
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