Lake Skinner Fishing Report

Lake Skinner - Temecula, CA (Riverside County)

by Lake Skinner Marina Staff
(951) 926-8515

Lake Skinner Marina Hours: 8am-3pm

Lake Skinner Fishing Hours: 8am-4pm

Striped Bass: Decent action on cut bait at the dam and inlet. Angelers have also had decent luck motoring around looking for schools of fish barely subsurface.

Bluegill: Crickets have been the most effective bait this week although anglers have had good action catching spawning gills on mini jigs. 

Catfish: Very slow action for catfish this week. 

Largemouth Bass: As usual solid numbers of fish coming to even amateur anglers on simple baits such as plastic worms and nightcrawler. Throw a 110 jerk bait if prefered.. plenty of fry in the water. 

Trout: No Action

Carp: No Action to be reported.

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