Orange County, Nov. 23 Report

SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES: Fair to good trout action after the season’s first plant last week. Plants are every Thursday. 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

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

LAGUNA NIGUEL LAKE: Trout season kicked off last week with a 2,000-pound plant of one to three-pound rainbows. There is a 1,000-pound plant slated for this week, and 1,000-pound plants are also scheduled for the weeks of Dec. 4, 11, and 25, Jan. 8, 15, and 22, Feb. 5 and 19, and Mar. 5. 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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *