San Jacinto Mountain Waters 3/22/2012

LAKE HEMET: The trout bite remains fair to good, and DFG plants went in last week and three weeks ago. Most anglers fishing from shore are casting spinners or small tube baits, and bait anglers are fishing Power Bait. Best trolling action has been from the point east to the marina. Bluegill, bass, catfish and carp are all slow. Carp bowfishing is allowed Monday through Thursday but bowfishermen must check in first. Lake open daily from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Boat inspections for quagga mussels are $7 and banding is $3. Half-price boat rentals weekdays. Information: Lake Hemet campground (951) 659-2680 or lakehemetcampground.com.

LAKE FULMORE: DFG trout plants this week and two weeks ago at Lake Fulmore and nearby Strawberry Creek. This week’s plants are the second plants of the season at both of these waters. Information: (951) 659-2117.

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