SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES: Trout season kicks off Nov. 9 with the first plant of the year, followed by plants every Thursday after that. There will be a bonus plant Thanksgiving week of 15-plus pound rainbows. The lake will be closed on Thursday’s for trout planting. Information: 714-632-7851 or log on at www.fishinglakes.com.
IRVINE LAKE: The lake is closed and will be for at least the immediate future.
LAGUNA NIGUEL LAKE: No report. No information on trout season available yet. 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 ocparks.com/parks/lagunan/.