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Apr
10

HESPERIA LAKE: Trout action has started to slow after the final plant of the season last week. Top trout reported was a 10-pounder landed by Richard Ariola, La Puente, on PowerBait off the grassy bank. Mike Vega, Victorville, landed an eight pound rainbow, while Jim Johnson, Rancho Cucamonga, caught a seven-pounder. Catfish plants was now weekly, and this bite has been steadily improving with the warm weather. Top cat was an eight-pounder landed by Antonio Espinal, Barstow, on a nightcrawler. Kids’ Fishing Clinic 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (April 12). Open to kids 3 to 11 years old. Tickets are $5. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout action has been fair to good with the best bite mid-morning until noon. The usual colors/flavors (salmon peach, orange and garlic) of PowerBait, nightcrawlers, small jigs and lures all produced trout this week. A few bass are also being caught and some bluegill are starting to stir now. Catfish improving. Trout plants are each week. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Fair trout action. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits. County trout plants are Thursday each week, but there have been no recent DFW plants. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Mar
27

HESPERIA LAKE: The trout action has been fair to good and a few catfish are starting to show. There was a 700-pound plant of Mt. Lassen rainbows this week. Top trout reported was a nine-pounder landed by Rafael Aldrete, Rancho Cucamonga, on a nightcrawler, while an 8-8 rainbow was caught by J.C. Conway, Arizona. Jim Watson, Victorville, landed an eight-pounder, and seven-pound rainbows were reported by David Han, Alhambra, and Kenny Kilgore, Victorville. Top catfish reported was a nine-pounder landed by Chris Finley, Riverside, while fishing for trout. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout bite continues to improve with mild temperatures and light winds, and anglers continue to use PowerBait in salmon peach, orange and garlic or nightcrawlers. Small trout jigs and the usual array of small trout lures also have been effective. Top trout reported this past week was a 7-8 rainbow landed by Luke Wolbert, 11, San Bernardino. The bass are starting to show in pretty decent numbers as the shallows warm, and even a few catfish are being reported. Trout plants are each week. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit was held here this past Saturday. There were 202 derby participants and 61 fish were weighed in. Top trout was a 7-5 rainbow landed by Adrian Contreras, Mira Loma, on a B-Line Jig from Horseshoe Lake. Daniel Fernandez, Carson, landed a 6-14 trout for second, while Joe Freiler, Yucaipa, had third with a 6-5 rainbow. Mike Rice, Torrance, and Julian Garcia, Pomona, each had 5-10 rainbows. Overall, there has been fair to good trout action. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits. County trout plants are Thursday each week and the DFW also added trout four weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Feb
20

HESPERIA LAKE: A big 2,000-pound plant of Nebraska Tailwalkers was slated to be stocked this week, and Mt. Lassen trout went in last week. Good action on PowerBait, nightcrawlers, and small trout jigs. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: Good trout action on PowerBait in garlic, rainbow, orange and salmon peach, nightcrawlers, and small trout jigs and lures. Top trout reported was a 6-2 rainbow landed by Brian Pettyfer, Apple Valley, on a nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Good trout action. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits. County trout plants are Thursday each week and the DFW also added trout this week and two weeks ago. Jason Ocull, Apple Valley, landed four rainbows with a stringer weight of 10 pounds. Jason and James Burden, Apple Valley, had two trout and the big one was a 3-4. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Feb
13

HESPERIA LAKE: Trout action remains good with plants Tuesday this week and Wednesday next week. The best action has been on PowerBaits, nightcrawlers, and small trout jigs. Big fish of the week was a 10.2-pound rainbow caught by Sang Nguyen, San Bernardino, on rainbow PowerBait. Alex Duran, Rosemead, landed an 8.4-pounder, while Tom Rodriguez, Victorville, had an eight-pounder. Seven-pound rainbows were reported by Steve Holland, Santa Clarita, and Marcos Alcantar, San Bernardino. Ruben Rodrigues, Victorville, had a five-fish limit that weighed in at 16.8 pounds total. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: Good trout action on PowerBait in garlic, rainbow, orange and salmon peach, nightcrawlers, and small trout jigs and lures. Top trout reported was a 5-2 rainbow landed by Jerry Young, Apple Valley, on rainbow and garlic PowerBaits mixed together. Mark Logan, Rancho Cucamonga, had a 4-3 rainbo, while Kim Paulson, Yorba Linda, landed a 3-6 trout. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Good trout action. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits. County trout plants are Thursday each week and the DFW also added trout last week and is slated to plant next week. Top rainbow was a seven-pounder caught by Brad West, Hesperia, on sherbert PowerBait from Horseshoe Lake. Eric Espinoza, Colton, landed three trout and his best was a three pounder. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Jan
09

HESPERIA LAKE: The trout bite has been good this past week with a number of limits reported on PowerBait with a dusting of Hatchery Dust, Nightcrawlers and Power Worms. Top fish was an 11.4-pound rainbow landed by Mike Pham, Garden Grove, on a jig from Finger Cove. Steven Sunthonlap, Victorville, caught an 11-pound trout, while Ronnie Fision, Victorville, landed a 10-pounder. Cory Hall, Highland, also had a 10-pound trout, while Ronald Fisher, Victorville, landed a nine-pounder. Miguel Casanova, 8, San Bernardino, landed his first trout — a five-pound rainbow. A number of other six to eight-pound trout were also report. There was a 1,000-pound plant of Mt. Lassen rainbow Tuesday this week. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout action slowed here this past week, but diligent anglers were still getting a few trout averaging about two pounds with a few bigger. Top bait continues to be PowerBait in rainbow or salmon peach, nightcrawlers, or small trout lures. Top fish reported was a 3-15 landed by Phil Bott, San Bernardino. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Fair trout action with some quality fish showing each week. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits, and both Pelican and Horseshoe lakes have been productive. Alfred Baston, Carson, had the top trout at 5.2-pounds on the PowerBait and nightcrawler combo. Josh Kingsley, Apple Valley, landed a 3.5-pounder. County trout plants are Thursday each week and the DFW also added fish this week and two weeks ago. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Jan
02

HESPERIA LAKE: Trout action slow to fair this past week in spite of a reported double plant last week. Another 1,000-pound plant Tuesday this week. Some bigger trout reported. Best was a 10-5 landed by Paul Orabana, Victorville on rainbow PowerBait in Finger Cove, while a 10-2 was caught by Greg Valdez, Hesperia, on an orange Power Worm. Ricardo Lopez, Apple Valley, caught an 8-5, while Giani Maldonado, 8, Hesperia, landed an 8-4. Oscar Puentes, Hesperia, had a 7-5 and Ray Mendosa, Apple Valley, reported a 7-2. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: Warm weather really slowed the trout bite here this past week, but a few trout are showing for diligent anglers fishing PowerBait in rainbow or salmon peach, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs and lures. Dennis Demerjian, Fontana, landed a 6-5 rainbow, while Jim Barber, Hesperia, had a 5-13. Most of the rainbows average around two pounds. The best bite has been before 10 a.m. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Fair trout action. The best bite has continued to be on garlic-scented nightcrawlers and floating baits. County trout plants are Thursday each week and the DFW also was slated to add fish last week. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Dec
12

HESPERIA LAKE: The weather was windy and cold much of the past week, which has been great for the trout fishing with good overall action. Salmon peach PowerBait or meal worms have been the top baits. Robert Aanerud, Fontana, had a nine-pound rainbow from Finger Cove on PowerBait, while Jason Lofstedt, San Bernardino, and Kevin Elkias, Victorville, each caught five-pounders, and Troy Booschett, San Bernardino, landed a 4.3 pound rainbow. Catfish are slowing but still a few are showing off the north shore on nightcrawlers. There was a 1,000-pound plant on Wednesday this week. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: Cooler weather is making the trout more active and the bite has been good for anglers using PowerBait (especially garlic and salmon peach), nightcrawlers, jigs and lures. Most of the rainbows average around two pounds. The best bite has been before 10 a.m. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Fair to good trout action in Horseshoe Lake. It was planted by the county last week and Pellican Lake will get this week’s stock. DFW also stocked this week and two weeks ago. The best trout action has been on nightcrawlers and garlic-scented floating baits. Top trout this past week was a nine-pounder that topped off a three-fish stringer caught by Kris Okamuro, Barstow, from Horseshoe. Alec Brown, Apple Valley, landed an 8.5-pounder to top off his four-fish stringer. Randy Lewis, Apple Valley, had two trout and a catfish, and his top trout was a 5.5-pounder. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Nov
22

HESPERIA LAKE: Cooler weather and water tempertures have the trout bite picking up. Garlic PowerBait or nightcrawlers seem to be the ticket for the bait crowd, while Power Worms and Power Nymphs for the casting crew. Sandy Point has been the top spot for bait fishing and Finger Cove is the hotspot for the artificial baits. Catfish are still fair off the north bank and Sandy Point. Uriel Morfin from Fontana landed a 10-pound catfish using shrimp, while Jose Morfin of El Monte caught a four-pound trout on PowerBait off Sandy Point. There were 3,000 pounds of trout planted last week, and another 1,000 pounds went in Wednesday. Another 2,000 pounds of Nebraska Tailwalkers and 1,000 pounds of Mt. Lassen rainbows are scheduled next week before Thanksgiving. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout bite have been very good with anglers using PowerBait (especially garlic and salmon peach), nightcrawlers, jigs and lures to catch trout averaging about two pounds. The bite is best before 10 a.m. Top rainbows this week included a 6-11 rainbow landed by Rachel Diaz, South Pasadena, on sherbet PowerBait, while Jon Uyehara, Bellflower, caught a 6-7 trout on salmon peach PowerBait. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Trout action has been goodt in both Horseshoe and Pelican Lakes. There are still lots of trout in the Horseshoe Lake from our 5,000-pound plant for the derby stock two weeks ago. Anglers fishing by the Horseshoe Lake boat dock have been catching limits in short order. In addition to the trout, Pelican Lake is still having a decent bite on catfish. The best trout action has been on PowerBaits, nightcrawlers, and small jigs or trout worms with garlic scent added. Top trout reported this week was a 7.4-pounder landed by James Barkley, Victorville, fishing garlic PowerBait in Horseshoe. Raymond Gomez, Hesperia, had a five-pound rainbow on a Panther Martin, also in Horseshoe. Trout limits were posted by Ed Liptrap, Victorville, with rainbows to 1-8 and Sam Saunders, Victorville, on the worm-marshmallow combo at the Horseshoe Lake dam. The fourth derby in the San Bernardino County Park five-derby circuit will be held here Mar. 22. Entry fee for all events is $20 plus vehicle entry fee. There is over $1,000 in cash and prizes for top anglers. Horseshoe Lake now open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Nov
07

HESPERIA LAKE: Fair to good catfish and trout action. The catfish were best on red worms, mackerel and shrimp and ran up into the six-pound class. The trout were best on PowerBait and nightcrawlers. Harry Greene from Hesperia had twin catfish with both of them in the four-pound range using red worms off the finger. Michelle Cloutier from Chatsworth had a four-pound catfish from the north shore. Kelly O’Neil from Pomona landed a five-pound trout on a nightcrawler from the finger area. Ralph Olston from Victorville landed a 4.5-pound rainbow on a nightcrawler. There was a 1,000-pound plant Wednesday this week, and 2,000 pounds of Nebraska Tailwalkers are slated to be planted Nov. 15. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout action has been up and down with the changing weather over the past week, but overall the bite is pretty good on garlic and salmon peach PowerBait, nightcrawlers, jigs, and small trout lures. Most of the trout are right at two pounds, but some quality fish were planted for the Fall Open Tournament this past weekend. Top fish reported was an 11-pound rainbow caught by Curtis Reeves, Hesperia, on a red and gold Thomas Buoyant. Jim Adams, Hesperia, had a 7-14 on a chartreuse Power Worm, while Adrian Contreras, Riverside, had a 7-7 trout on a B-Line Jig. In the tournament, the adult division winner was Aaron Martinez, Ontario, with an 11.28-pound trout landed on a Smokin’ Jig. Overall, there were more than 15 trout over seven pounds landed this past weekend. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Trout season began last Friday with the first county plant of the season. DFW trout plant this week. No reports. Horseshoe Lake now open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Nov
01

HESPERIA LAKE: There was a 1,000-pound plant of catfish Monday and 1,000 pounds of Mt. Lassen trout the same day to kick off trout season. Water temperature has cooled to 56 degrees. The catfish bite has remained good in spite of the cooling water temperatures. Best action on nightcrawlers, shrimp, or mackerel doused with garlic or anchovy oil and fished on a Carolina rig. Antonio Garcia, Baker, had a pair of cats at 5-8 each, while Leo Martin, Hesperia, had a five-pounder. Chalk Mound Tailwalker trout are coming Nov. 15. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: Trout bite slowed a bit with the warm up this past week, but the rain early this week perked the action again. Best action has on
PowerBait (especially salmon peach and flourscent orange), nightcrawlers, Power Mice, Berkley Pinched Crawlers, and Trout Kings, Jake’s, Kastmasters, and Thomas Buoyants to catch limits with most rainbows around two pounds. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers or shrimp. Bass have slowed, but a few to five pounds are showing on spinnerbaits and Senkos. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. The 2nd Annual Fall Trout Opener Derby will be held 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday with plants of double-digit Nebraska Tailwalkers and Ruby Reds. First place is $250. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Trout season began last Friday with the first county plant of the season. DFW trout plant this week. No reports. Horseshoe Lake now open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Oct
10

HESPERIA LAKE: The Catfish bite has been good with the best action on a Carolina rig with garlic or anchovy oil on ëcrawlers, shrimp, or mackerel. Action has been good all around the lake with the best bite being around the small island. No real big fish bragged about this week, but more and more limits on fish in the two- to three-pound range. Jacob Gonzalez, 6, Hesperia, caught a 4-8 cat, his first fish, at the drain. There was a 1,000-pound catfish plant Monday. Trout are coming the end of October with 1,000 pounds a week from Mt. Lassen Trout Farm and additional loads Chalk Mound ìTailwalkersî coming on selected dates in November, December, January, and February. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH: The trout bite has improved with the cooler weather. Anglers used PowerBait (especially salmon peach and fluorescent orange), nightcrawlers, jigs with a Power Mouse, and lures to catch limits with most rainbows near or over two pounds. Best bite is before 10 a.m. Top fish was a 6-13 rainbow landed by Doug Jurgensen, West Covina, while Mike Moceri, Apple Valley, had a 6-6 rainbow. Catfish are biting on nightcrawlers and mackerel with fish up to eight pounds. Bass bite has slowed but a few are still showing on Senkos and spinnerbaits. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. The 2nd Annual Fall Trout Opener Derby will be held 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with plants of double-digit Nebraska Tailwalkers and Ruby Reds. First place is $250. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. Horseshoe Lake now open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Sep
26

HESPERIA LAKE: Good catfish action on a Carolina rig fished with garlic nightcrawlers, shrimp and mackerel. Action has been good all around the lake with the best bet being around the small island. Most two to three pounds. Plant on Monday of 1,000 pounds of pan-sized fish, and another plant of trophy cats is slated for Friday. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951. Remember to bring this report with you to receive discounts on fishing and camping (other than holidays) through September.

JESS RANCH: Trout action is slow with some fish showing before 10 a.m. each day on PowerBait (especially salmon peach and garlic), nightcrawlers, jigs, and Power Mice. Catfish have been a better bet with quite a few fish showing on nightcrawlers and mackerel. Bass are fair to good on Senkos and spinnerbaits, and the bluegill are pretty decent on meal worms and small jigs. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. Horseshoe Lake now open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Sep
19

HESPERIA LAKE: The Catfish bite has been good with the best action on a Carolina rig with garlic crawlers, shrimp, or mackerel. Action has been good all around the lake with the best bet being around the small island. Larger fish coming from the Catfish Point and the finger. Some limits in the two to three-pound range. Ronnie Hernandez of Rancho Cucamonga brought in a 10-pound cat on the old mealworm-marshmallow combo from the north shore. Jake Munoz from Hesperia landed a nine-pounder using mackerel at the inlet, while Scott White of Apple Valley caught a 7-12 catfish using shrimp off the finger. There were 1,000-pound plants Monday this week and another next Monday. The next plant of trophy cats is set for Sept. 30. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951. Remember to bring this report with you to receive discounts on fishing and camping (other than holidays) through September.

JESS RANCH: Trout action is slow with some fish showing before 10 a.m. each day on PowerBait (especially salmon peach and garlic), nightcrawlers, jigs, and Power Mice. Catfish have been a better bet with quite a few fish showing on nightcrawlers and mackerel. Bass are fair to good on Senkos and spinnerbaits, and the bluegill are pretty decent on meal worms and small jigs. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. Horseshoe Lake now back open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Sep
12

HESPERIA LAKE: The Catfish bite has been good with the best action on garlic crawlers, shrimp or mackerel fished on a Carolina rig. Action has been good all around the lake with the best bet being around the small island. Larger fish coming from the Catfish Point and the finger. Some limits of fish averaging two to three pounds, and a few quality fish continue to be caught from recent plants of trophy fish. Tony Barajas of Hesperia used garlic crawlers for a 9.5-pound fish around the inlet. Michael Ray, Fullerton, had a seven-pounder off the north shore using mackerel. Jack Stone of Hesperia had a pair of four to five-pounders from the finger, and Janet Garcia of Adelanto landed an 8.75-pound cat on Hog Wild and shrimp. There were 1,000 pounds of cats planted this Monday with another plant the same size next Monday. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951. Remember to bring this report with you to receive discounts on fishing and camping (other than holidays) through September.

JESS RANCH: Trout action is slow with some fish showing before 10 a.m. each day on PowerBait (especially salmon peach and garlic), nightcrawlers, jigs, and Power Mice. Catfish have been a better bet with quite a few fish showing on nightcrawlers and mackerel. Top fish reported was an eight-pounder landed by Louis Rubin and Brian Frisch, both Hesperia. Bass are fair to good on Senkos and spinnerbaits, and the bluegill are pretty decent on meal worms and small jigs. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. Horseshoe Lake now back open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

INLAND VALLEY LAKES
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

CUCAMONGA-GUASTI: No report. Information: 909-481-4205.

PRADO: No report. Small boats (non-inflatable with a hard bottom) under 16 feet with electric motors are allowed. Information: 909-597-4260.

YUCAIPA: No report. Information: 909-790-3127.

GLEN HELEN: No report. Information: 909-887-7540.

MOUNT BALDY TROUT POOLS: The heavily stocked pools are open every Saturday and Sunday. No fishing license is needed. Information: 909-982-4246.

SECCOMBE LAKE: No report. Information: 909-384-5233.

Sep
05

HESPERIA LAKE: Good catfish action on a Carolina rig with garlic crawlers, shrimp, and mackerel. Action has been good all around the lake with the larger fish coming from the Catfish Point, the finger and the shallows around the south island. The 10-plus pounders have been on a tear this week, and many anglers are getting five-fish limits. Edward Lua from Corona had a 12 pounder caught with mackerel from the north shore. Richard Sturgis from San Bernardino hooked up with a 10.5-pounder by the drain. There will be a 1,000 pound plant of fish on Monday this week, and there was a big plant of trophy fish to 22 pounds last Friday. The lake is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the day session and 1 to 10 p.m. for the night fishing. No state fishing license is required here. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951. Remember to bring this report with you to receive discounts on fishing and camping (other than holidays) through September.

JESS RANCH: Trout bite is still slow but some anglers using Power Bait (especially salmon peach and garlic), nightcrawlers, jigs (especially Power Mice), and lures are still posting limits of rainbow averaging around two pounds. Best bite is before 10 a.m. Hot spots included the western shore and grassy point of lake 3 and the northern and western shores of lake 2. Bass are good on Senkos and spinnerbaits with fish to five pounds. Hot spots include the southeastern and western shores of lake 2 and the western shore of lake 3. Bluegill are biting on meal worms and small jigs from the western shore of lake 3 and the southern and western shores of lake 3. Trout are planted every Friday and the lake is open every Friday through Sunday. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. Horseshoe Lake now back open. For lake information: 760-245-2226.