Fish Report-Freshwater, May 27

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SALTON SEA: The tilapia fishing has been up and down again over the past week, but there was a pretty good bite over the weekend. Top action has continued to be at the state park jetty and the nearby Salton Sea Yacht Club jetty. Most tilapia are still half- to three-quarter pounders with no bigger fish for over a week. Anglers can fish in the state park headquarters harbor, but the harbor and outlet are still being dredged one day each week. The bite remains almost exclusively on nightcrawler pieces. Flies are terrible and anglers need to bring plenty of bug spray. The park entrance fee is $5 with self-registration. The water has dropped so much that launching was nearly impossible except for small boats (boaters should check with the main office at the recreation area before bringing a boat). The camp store is open Friday through Sunday. Volunteers are needed to work in the visitor center. They get free camping and hookups. Information: Camp Store at 760-289-9455 (open Friday-Sunday). Salton Sea State Recreation Area main office at 760-393-3059, or the ranger station kiosk at 760-393-3052 (or mobile phone at 760-331-9944).

WEIST LAKE: No recent DFW plants. Information: 760-352-3308.

SUNBEAM LAKE: No recent DFW plants.

LAKE CAHUILLA: No recent DFW plants. Information: 760-564-4712.

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