Lake Skinner Fishing Report

Lake Skinner - Temecula, CA (Riverside County)

by Lake Skinner Marina Staff
(951) 926-8515

Striped Bass: Still a full speed striper bite for most anglers. Definitely still small grade fish it is important tot use a small hook and chunk of liver. Too big of a hook/chunk can result in countless missed strikes.

Bluegill: Large grade panfish have been being caught on a variety of different baits. Anglers using crickets have seen a better quietly of fish.

Catfish: Medium action to be reported. Some surprising small catfish were caught this week. Use chicken liver for best results.

Largemouth Bass: Bass seem to be acting very aggressive towards just about any typical bait thrown this weekend. Anglers had success from frog fishing and spinner baits all the way down to regular finesse fishing.

Trout: No Action

Carp: No action to be reported.

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