Fish Report-Freshwater, Sept. 16

HESPERIA LAKE: Good catfish action with 1,000-pound plants last Thursday and this Thursday. The best action has been on the marshmallow-meal worm combo, shrimp, and mackerel. Most of the fish are in the two to five-pound range, but bigger fish are in each plant. Top catches this past week include a 10-pounder landed by Luis Cota, Victorville, on mackerel off the south shoreline. Brandon Reiter, Redlands, landed a nine-pound cat , while Art Hoplains, Hesperia, landed five cats totaling 38 pounds. Peyton Hazelett, Hesperia, landed her first fish — a three-pound catfish. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite improved again of the past week thanks to the rain and cooler evenings. The best action has continued to be PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow and garlic), jigs, lures, and nightcrawlers, and the best action has been before 11 a.m. Hot spots included the western and eastern shores of Lake 3 as well as the western and northern shores of Lake 2. Also fair bass action on Senkos with fish to 4 pounds. Catfish are biting on shrimp and nightcrawlers with some to 5 pounds posted. Also some bluegill being landed. For more information call 760-240-1107.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No catfish plants since Sept. 3. Trout plants not set yet. No fishing report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

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