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Aug
18

HIGH DESERT LAKES

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

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been fair for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been slow to fair on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill have been caught. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

Aug
11

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: No report. Catfish plants were tentatively slated for last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been fair for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been slow to fair on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill have been caught. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Aug
04

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of weeks. The best action has been on shrimp, inflated nightcrawlers, and the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to 11 pounds landed. Bass have been slow to fair on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

Jul
28

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of weeks. The best action has been on shrimp, inflated nightcrawlers, and the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jul
14

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of weeks. The best action has been on shrimp, inflated nightcrawlers, and the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jul
07

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of weeks. The best action has been on shrimp, inflated nightcrawlers, and the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat continues to keep the trout bite generally slow with only a few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The pay-per-trout angling pond has been good. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jun
30

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of weeks. The best action has been on shrimp, inflated nightcrawlers, and the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Top fish this past week was a 10-pounder landed by Klaus Hoffman, Rialto. Donald Smith, Los Angeles, landed a 9.5-pound cat, while Victor Ayala, Los Angeles, had cats at nine, seven, and five pounds. Bobby Johnson, Apple Valley, landed an 8.5-pounder. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat slowed the trout bite down here this past week with the few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jun
23

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of week. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat slowed the trout bite down here this past week with the few fish showing coming in before 9 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jun
17

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past couple of week. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat slowed the trout bite down here this past week with the few fish showing coming in before 10 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

Jun
09

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: The catfish bite has been good with catfish plants last Thursday and again this week. The weekly plants contain 1,000 pounds of fish. Lots of quality double-digit fish over the past week. Best was a 13.6-pounder landed by Percy Dolby, Highland, fishing shrimp. Mike Brown, Victorville, and Johnathan Crowfield, Adelanto, each had cats at 12.5 pounds, also on shrimp. Wind Mingo, San Bernardino, had three catfish totaling 26.3 pounds, again on shrimp. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Heat slowed the trout bite down here this past week with the few fish showing coming in before 10 a.m. Top baits have been PowerBait (in salmon peach, rainbow, and garlic), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The fish showing have all been two-pound class fish. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp with cats to five pounds landed. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers, and a few bluegill are also starting to show. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

May
26

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Catfish plant last Thursday and this Thursday. Catfish action has been fair to good and the top action has been on shrimp or the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Top catfish reported was a nine-pounder caught by Shawn Merenda, Adelanto, on the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo. Mike Turner, Victorville, landed an 8 1/2-pounder, while Cynthia Knapp, Altadena, had an eight-pounder. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Fair trout action with best action still before 10 a.m. Most of the rainbows at two pounds. Best bite has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow and spring green), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers. Catfish are also turning on with cats to five pounds showing in a fair bite on nightcrawlers and cut baits. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

May
12

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Catfish plant last Thursday and this Thursday. Catfish action has been fair to good. Top catfish reported include an 8-8 caught by Tony Chandler, Rialto, on nightcrawleres off the north shore, and an 8-5 cat by Jose Alonso, Hesperia, on the shrimp, meal worm, marshmallow combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Fair trout action with best action still before 10 a.m. Most of the rainbows at two pounds. Best bite has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow and spring green), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers. Catfish are also turning on with cats to five pounds showing in a fair bite on nightcrawlers and cut baits. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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

May
05

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Catfish plant last Thursday and this Thursday. Catfish action has been fair to good. Top catfish reported include an eight-pounder caught by Elisco Hernandez, San Bernardino, on the marshmallow-meal worm (M&M) combo. Oddball catch of the week was a 10-pound striper landed by Tony and Jacquelyn Sampson, Yucaipa. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Fair to good trout action with best action still before 10 a.m. Most of the rainbows at two pounds. Best bite has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow and spring green), jigs, lures and nightcrawlers. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers. Slow other species. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

Apr
07

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Fair trout action. Most recent plant was last Thursday. Anglers should call to see if a plant is going in this week. Most trout are two-pound class fish with bigger fish in each plant. Best trout reported this past week included a 7-8 landed by Milo Figueroa, Victorville on PowerBait at the Finger, while Curtis reeves, Hesperia, had a seven-pound on a Power Minnow. Catfish plants set to begin in mid-April. Kid’s Fishing Clinic set for this Saturday, April 9. Cost is $7.50 for kids 3 to 12 years old taught how to fish. Gear will be provided and the limit is two trout per entry. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite has been pretty good before 10 a.m., but tough after that. The best action has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow), jigs, small trout lures, and inflated nightcrawlers. Most are two pounders. A few bass are showing. Slow other species. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

MOJAVE NARROWS: Winners of the Trout Derby this past Saturday are as follows: First place went to Daniel Fernadez, Downey, with an 8-10 rainbow on a Smokin’ Jig. John Thur, Spring Valley Lake, was second with an 8-3 rainbow. Jerry Melton, Palmdale, was third with a 5-9 trout, while Jorge Rivera, Hesperia, was fourth with a 5-4 rainbow. Joe Vicarao, Hesperia, was fith with a 4-15. County trout plants are weekly. Last county plants of season next week. No recent DFW plants. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

Mar
30

HIGH DESERT LAKES

HESPERIA LAKE: Good trout action and a steady succession of quality rainbows continues to pour in. Best fish this week were a pair of 11 pounders, but no names were provided. Curtis Reeves, Hesperia, landed a 7-11 rainbow, while Milo Figueroa, Victorville, caught a seven pounder. Overall the trout action remains good with Mt. Lassen trout plants last Thursday and again this Thursday. Most trout are two-pound class fish with bigger fish in each plant. Catfish plants set to begin in mid-April. Kid’s Fishing Clinic set for April 9. Cost is $7.50 for kids 3 to 12 years old taught how to fish. Gear will be provided and the limit is two trout per entry. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: The trout bite has been pretty good before 10 a.m., but tough after that. The best action has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, garlic, and rainbow), jigs, small trout lures, and inflated nightcrawlers. Most are two pounders. A few bass are showing. Slow other species. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to www.jessranchlakesnews.com.

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