High Desert Lakes, April 6 Report

HESPERIA LAKE: Weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows still ongoing. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Top spots have been the finger and the drain. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Just slow to fair trout action in both lakes over the past week with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs. The trout are running around two pounds. The bass are also starting to show in the shallows with a major movement of pre-spawn fish into the shallows. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in two and four weeks ago. The final 2017 Trout Derby for Kids (7 to 15 years old) on April 15. Over $1,000 prizes will be given away for the top 25 trout caught by the kids. Entry is $4 per child. For more information on either derby, call 909-387-2461. For lake information, call 760-245-2226.

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