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May
25

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Last trout plant of the season was March 30. Catfish plants not scheduled yet. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite has been slow to fair on both lakes with anglers using PowerBait (especially salmon peach, garlic and rainbow), nightcrawlers, and small trout lures. Most of the rainbow are in the two-pound class. Hot spots included the north and western shore of lake 2 as well as the eastern and western shore of lake 3. Anglers reported slow to fair bass action on the western shore of lake 3, and the north and western shore of lake 2 with fish up to four pounds. The bluegill bite is also pretty fair. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County catfish season starts this week with the first plant. Information, call 760-245-2226.

May
11

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Last trout plant of the season was March 30. Catfish plants not scheduled yet. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Trout bite was fair to good on both lakes with anglers using PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and corn yellow, nightcrawlers, and small trout lures. Most trout have been around two pounds. The bass bite has also been fair to good with fish to four pounds, and the bluegill bite is starting to pick up. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County trout season is over, but DFW rainbows went in two and four weeks ago. For lake information, call 760-245-2226.

Apr
20

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Last trout plant of the season was March 30. Catfish plants not scheduled yet. A few trout continue to be caught with most one to two pounds. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Trout bite was fair to good on both lakes with anglers using PowerBait in salmon peach, spring green and lemon twist, nightcrawlers, or small trout lures. Most of the fish reported have been around two pounds. Hot spots included the north and western shore of Lake 2 as well as the eastern and western shore of Lake 3. Bass are still in a spawn mode with fair action along the west shore of Lake 3 and north and western shores of Lake 2. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and four weeks ago. For lake information, call 760-245-2226.

Apr
06

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows still ongoing. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Top spots have been the finger and the drain. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Just slow to fair trout action in both lakes over the past week with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs. The trout are running around two pounds. The bass are also starting to show in the shallows with a major movement of pre-spawn fish into the shallows. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in two and four weeks ago. The final 2017 Trout Derby for Kids (7 to 15 years old) on April 15. Over $1,000 prizes will be given away for the top 25 trout caught by the kids. Entry is $4 per child. For more information on either derby, call 909-387-2461. For lake information, call 760-245-2226.

Mar
30

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows still ongoing. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Top spots have been the finger and the drain. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Good trout action in both lakes with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs. The trout are running around two pounds. The bass are also starting to show in the shallows with a major movement of pre-spawn fish into the shallows. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and three weeks ago. Mojave Narrows Regional Park will host the final event in the four trout derby series at San Bernardino County Park lakes. This final event will be Saturday, April 1st, and over $1,000 in cash and other prizes will be given away for the top 25 trout caught. There is a $20 per angler entry. The adult event will be followed by the final 2017 Trout Derby for Kids (7 to 15 years old) on April 15. Over $1,000 prizes will be given away for the top 25 trout caught by the kids. Entry is $4 per child. For more information on either derby, call 909-387-2461. For lake information, call 760-245-2226.

Mar
09

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Good trout action in both lakes with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, lemon twist, and garlic, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs. The trout are running around two pounds. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No fishing report. County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and three weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Mar
02

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Good trout action in both lakes with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, lemon twist, and garlic, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs. The trout are running around two pounds. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No fishing report. County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and three weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Feb
16

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No fishing report this week. There have been weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Good trout action in both lakes with the best bite on PowerBait in salmon peach, spring green, and rainbow, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs and lures. The trout are running around two pounds. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No fishing report. County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in this week and two weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Feb
09

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No fishing report this week. There have been weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Fair trout action with the best action on PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow, nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs and lures. The trout are running around two pounds, but Gerald Young, Apple Valley, had a 7.45-pound trout on a nightcrawler off the western shore of Lake No. 2. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No fishing report. County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and three weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Jan
26

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The trout action has been good with weekly 1,000-pound plants of Mt. Lassen rainbows. Most are one to two pounds, but some from three to eight pounds or bigger in each stock. No fishing report this week. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The lake was only open Saturday this past week because of cold, stormy weather. But the anglers braving the weather had a few two-pound class trout on PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and fluorescent orange, inflated nightcrawlers, and small trout jigs. Other bites have been slow. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No fishing report. County trout plants are weekly, and DFW rainbows went in last week and three weeks ago. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Dec
01

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout action has been fair to good on PowerBait in spring green, garlic, and rainbow, inflated nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs and lures. Most of the fish are in the two-pound class. There is also a fair catfish bite on nightcrawlers or shrimp. The bass bite is slow to fair on fish to four pounds reported on Senkos and nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

Nov
24

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout action has been fair to good on PowerBait in spring green, garlic, and rainbow, inflated nightcrawlers, or small trout jigs and lures. Most of the fish are in the two-pound class. A 10.5-pound rainbow was landed by Mark Kaihara, Fullerton, to top off his limit caught on small brown jigs. There is also a fair catfish bite on nightcrawlers or shrimp. Phil Hildebrandt, Anaheim, caught an 11-pound cat on fresh bonito. The bass bite is slow to fair on fish to four pounds reported on Senkos and nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Nov
03

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout action continues to improve with the cooler weather, and the bite is fair to good now for anglers using PowerBait in salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow, or inflated nightcrawlers or small trout jigs and lures. Most of the fish are in the two-pound class, but Jo Bleeker, Ventura, landed a 6.2-pound rainbow on corn PowerBait this past weekend. There is also a fair catfish bite on nightcrawlers or shrimp with fish to six pounds reported this past week. Bass slow to fair with a few on Senkos and nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Oct
28

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout action continues to improve with the cooler weather, and the bite is fair to good now for anglers using PowerBait in salmon peach, spring green, and fluorescent orange, inflated nightcrawlers (and adding scent helps), or small trout jigs and lures. Most of the fish are in the two-pound class. There is also a fair catfish bite on nightcrawlers or shrimp with fish to six pounds reported this past week. Bass slow to fair with a few on Senkos and nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Oct
13

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite has improved over the past week as lake temperatures continue to cool, especially on the big lakes. The action is now fair to good with PowerBait in salmon peach, spring green, or garlic to the top bait. Some fish are also showing on small trout jigs or other smaller trout lures. Still fair catfish action on nightcrawlers or shrimp with fish to eight pounds this past week. Also a continued fair bass bite on Senkos and nightcrawlers. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.