Lake Skinner Fishing Report

Lake Skinner - Temecula, CA (Riverside County)

by Lake Skinner Marina Staff
(951) 926-8515

Striped Bass: Decent action on cut bait at the dam and inlet. Anglers have also had decent luck motoring around looking for school of six 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. Catfish stocking will begin on May 7th & May 21st.

Largemouth Bass: Slower side on the number of fish coming to anglers on simple baits such as plastic worms and night crawlers. Throw a 110 jerk bait if preferred.

Trout: No Action

Carp: No action to be reported.

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