Lake Skinner Fishing Report

Lake Skinner - Temecula, CA (Riverside County)

by Lake Skinner Marina Staff
(951) 926-8515

Striped Bass: Medium Action, water level is rising. Use chicken liver/anchovies at the inlet or dam area.

Bluegill: Mealworms or crickets are still the most productive way to catch these Bluegill. Small rooster tails or kastmasters can also be very effective, across from the marina.

Catfish: Low Action, use chicken liver, anchovies, mackerel on the bottom throughout the lake but especially near Ramp 2 or the inlet area. Catfishing is relatively slow lately.

Largemouth Bass: Ika’s and ned rigs have continued to be very effective the last few days. Creature baits on the bottom always work well.

Trout: Last stock day was March 2nd & 12th. Come out as soon as possible after the stock and throw your favorite color of pwoerbait!

Carp: No action to be reported.

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