Orange County, Feb. 2 Report

SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES: Fair to good trout action with most anglers getting a least one or two fish, and some getting full stringers of rainbows from one to three pounds. A few bigger fish. Top fish was a 12-4 landed by Frank Moore of La Mirada. He also had an eight-pounder. Andrew Yzagurre of Riverside landed a 10-pounder. Bill and Frank Chavez of South Gate had 14 trout totaling 32 pounds. Trout plants are weekly, and trophy fish are part of each plant. Information: 714-632-7851 or log on at

IRVINE LAKE: The lake is closed and will be for at least the immediate future.

LAGUNA NIGUEL LAKE: Trout plant last week. Next plants are slated for the week of Feb. 6, Feb. 20, March 6, and March 20. These are all 1,000-pound plants. There are no fishing fees this season, only the $5 parking fee on weekends (or $3 during the week). For more information, 949-923-2240 or go to

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