SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES: Weekly plants of catfish on Friday. Information: 714-632-7851.
IRVINE LAKE: The bass bite has been good, but catfish have slowed to just fair. Top cat this week was a 13-6 channel caught by Richard Smith, Anaheim, on bonito on the flats. All boating, including use of rental boats, has been suspended here as of Sept. 5. Trout season will begin the first week of November (not Oct. 30 as originally planned). Information: 714-649-9111.