High Desert Lakes, April 14 report

HESPERIA LAKE: Fair to good trout action. Final trout plant of the season this week. Catfish plants begin April 21. Best trout reported this past week included a nine-pounder landed by Tom Phelps, Hesperia, on rainbow PowerBait in Finger Cove. Soledad Delrio, San Bernardino, had a 7-8 rainbow on a jig, while Mike Moceri, Hesperia, had trout at 7 and 5 pounds. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite has been pretty good before 10 a.m., but tough after that. The best action has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow), jigs, small trout lures, and inflated nightcrawlers. Most are 2 pounders. A few bass are showing. Slow other species. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to jessranchlakesnews.com

MOJAVE NARROWS: Last county trout plant of season this week. No recent DFW plants. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

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