Hot Bites: Santa Margarita Lake has been good for bass with most fish post spawn and up chasing baitfish. Even some topwater with fish to 7 pounds reported. Redear, bluegill, and catfish also improving, and some redear to 2 pounds reported off the fishing pier. Lopez Lake has been good for bluegill and redear with very good action on wax worms and meal worms. Also fair to good action for bass with an occasional crappie. Nacimiento has had a fair bass and bluegill bite and a few crappie reports.
- Western Sierra, June 23 report
- San Bernardino Mt. Waters, July 7 report