Inland Valley Lakes, March 29 Report

CUCAMONGA-GUASTI: The trout action has been pretty good, and a few catfish are showing. This past Saturday, there were 103 kids entered in the Kid’s Derby, with 17 trout registered. Top trout was a 1-15 rainbow landed by Anthony Mendez, Rancho Cucamonga. The top fish reported this past week was a 3-2 rainbow that topped off a stringer of six trout landed by Levi and Noah Swavely, Rancho Cucamonga, on PowerBait from the small lake. Yvette Smith, Ontario, caught a 3-pounder from the large lake, also on PowerBait. The best catfish reported was a 2-4 landed by Dan Ngo, Rancho Cucamonga, on mackerel. A DFW plant went in two weeks ago, and county trout plants are 780 pounds per week. Information: 909-481-4205.

PRADO: The trout action has been fair to good thanks to the weekly plants. There have also been quite a few carp showing at the overflow spillway. County trout plants are weekly with 780 pounds per stocking. No recent DFW trout plants. Small boats (non-inflatable with a hard bottom) under 16 feet with electric motors are allowed. Information: 909-597-4260.

YUCAIPA: Good trout action with bonus fish planted this week. Normally, the county trout plants are 780 pounds per week and split between two of the lakes, but this week more and bigger trout went in for the derby. The San Bernardino County Regional Parks trout derby series makes it annual stop at Yucaipa Regional Park Trout this Saturday. The event will run from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gates open at 5 a.m. Entry fee is $20 per person plus $10 vehicle entry. Anglers 16 years and older must have CA State Fishing License. Over $1,000 in cash and prizes awarded to heaviest 25 trout weighed in. For more information on the derby, call 909-38-PARKS. Anglers are reminded that there is work ongoing at the middle lake, so plants will be at the upper and lower lakes for the next few plants. Last DFW plant was over a month ago. For park and fishing information, call: 909-790-3127.

GLEN HELEN: No report. County plants are 780 pounds per week, and there was a DFW plant two weeks ago. Information: 909-887-7540.

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