Fish Report-Freshwater, Sept. 23

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. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Trout action is finally starting to improve with the cooler nights and there were some good catches this past week. The bite has all been before 10 a.m. when the water is coolest. PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), small trout jigs, small trout spinners and spoons, and nightcrawlers all produced fish this week. Top trout was a 9-8 rainbow caught by Fred Winterswyk, Chino Hills, to top off his limit. Anglers are reporting good bass action on Senkos with fish to four pounds. Catfish are biting on shrimp and nightcrawlers with fish to 4 pounds reported. Also some bluegill being landed. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to

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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