Fish Report-Freshwater, June 17

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MURRAY: The marina reports fair bass action with a decent surface and reaction bite early and then a decent live bait and plastic bite. Nick Bap, San Diego, had four bass to four pounds on shiners in Del Cerro, while Brandon Mauk, San Diego, landed a six-pounder on a swim bait in Padre. The redear and bluegill bite is fair to good on worms with some limits reported this week. Austin Michaels, San Diego, caught and released a two pound redear on a red worm off the fishing pier. Lake information: 619-466-4847. There are boat rentals Friday through Sunday and the new concession number is 619-466-4847.

WOHLFORD: The bass bite has been good on smaller fish to 3 pounds with the action up early in the day and then in deeper water. Cranks best early and then plastics. Some nice crappie were caught again this past week. Wendell Jackson, Escondido, had 25 crappie (a limit) and the stringer weighed just over 26 pounds. Catfish fair to good in most coves. The catfish derby will not be held this year. Trout slow. For information contact the Ranger Staton at 760-839-4346.

DOANE POND: DFW trout plant last week and planned for next week.    

DIXON LAKE: Catfish are fair to good on shrimp in Whisker Bay. Bass are fair with plastics, nightcrawlers, and trout swimbaits the best bet. Trout very slow with only the odd fishing showing from deep water. Lake information: 760-839-4680.

POWAY: The bass action has been good with a lot of two-pound class fish on plastics and swimbaits, especially along the eastern shore and the fishing pier. Catfish are pretty fair on cut baits at the log boom and fishing pier. The first catfish stock was last week. Very slow trout action in the deeper parts of the lake for boat anglers. Lake information: 858-668-4772, tackle shop recording 858-486-1234.

JENNINGS: The catfish bite has been good after plant three weeks ago and last week. A few fish topping 6 pounds reported, but most two to four pounds. The best bite has been in deeper water on mackerel, chicken liver, or dough baits. Bass are fair to good but most of the fish are small, under 3 pounds, and showing on reaction baits or plastics. Some panfish. Trout very slow. Information: 619-390-1300.

MORENA: The bass action has been fair to good with some quality fish reported. The best bite has been on swim baits for bigger fish, but plastics, nightcrawlers, smaller reaction baits, and jigs have all be getting fish. Some catfish showing on cut baits and this bite is improving with the warmer weather, but the bluegill, crappie, and carp bites are all still off. Information: 24-hour fishing update line 619-478-5473, ranger station 619-579-4101.

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