Lake Skinner Fishing Report

Lake Skinner - Temecula, CA (Riverside County)

by Lake Skinner Marina Staff
(951) 926-8515

Striped Bass: Try bringing fresh anchovies or sardines down near the buoy line. Fly lining chicks of bait has been pretty effective for anglers. A few stripers have also been picked off using nightcrawlers throughout the lake.

Bluegill: As usual your best bet for catching panfish is to use crickets or pieces of worm tupped onto a mining.

Catfish: Not many fish being reported lately but expect the stocking of catfish to commence in the near future.

Largemouth Bass: Medium numbers of quality bass being reported by regular boat renters. Also for beginner anglers decent fish have been taken on plastic worms especially senkos.

Trout: Last trout plant was March 23rd 2021

Carp: No action to be reported.

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