Buena Vista Lakes Fish Report for 9-24-2021
The crappie bite is on fire!
Buena Vista Lakes - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Cooler temperatures and reduced boat traffic contributed to better fishing. Bass anglers have been doing well using drop shot, Texas rigs, and Senkos near the weeds and cattails. Creature baits have also been effective when flipped into holes and pockets in the weeds and reeds. Topwater frogs and spinnerbaits took some quality bass as well. Catfish anglers reported an improving bite, and the whisker fish have been eating dip bait, chicken liver, and cut frozen sardines or anchovies. The crappie bite is on fire, and most of the crappie have been found near submerged structure like rocky shoreline and submerged brush. They have been inhaling small live minnows, and Trout On Baits and Get Bent Baits also continue to be local favorites for the panfish.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, September 24th
California Aqueduct: The striper bite really picked up last week
Castaic Lake: Castaic rose to 34 percent of capacity, and water temperatures have been dropping
Lake Isabella: Overall fishing has been solid
Kern River: Anglers have been scoring holdovers and natives
Lake Kaweah: Bass angler are reporting decent numbers
Lake Success: Bass anglers reported an improved bite
River Walk Lakes: The water level remains low, and the fishing has been fair
Ming Lake: The bass action improved this week
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, September 17th
California Aqueduct: Decent Number of Smaller Stripers in the Aqueduct
Castaic Lake: Water Level is Holding Near 29 Percent of Capacity at Castaic Lake
Pyramid Lake, CA: Pyramid Lake Remains Closed
Lake Isabella: Lake Isabella is Back Open For Fishing
Kern River: The Upper Kern Campgrounds Are Closed Until Sept 17th
Lake Kaweah: Lake Kaweah Fell to 13 Percent of Capacity
Lake Success: Not Much Has Changed at Lake Success
River Walk Lakes: The Main Lake Water Level is Down About 5-Feet at River Walk Lakes
Ming Lake: Bass Action Has Been Slow Over The Last Month at Ming Lake
Buena Vista Lakes: Bass Anglers Reported an Improved Bite at Buena Vista Last Week
Hart Park Lake: Hart Park Anglers Reported Decent Fishing
Truxtun Lake: The Water Level at Truxtun Lake is Very Low
• Nacimiento Lake Remained Near 13 Percent of Capacity
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