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 cats were a 17-pound and 8-2 channels caught by Aaron Alarion, Yucca Valley. Top bass was a 9-1 landed by Kaita Tominaga, Japan. All boating, including use of rental boats, has been suspended here as of Sept. 5. Information: 714-649-9111.