Buena Vista Lakes Fish Report for 1-7-2022
Anglers reported fair fishing at BV last week
Buena Vista Lakes - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Anglers reported fair fishing at BV last week, and we have been hoping for another trout plant. We will report the next stocking as soon as we hear something. Anglers used dough baits, Mouse tails, minijigs, and lures to catch the holdover rainbows and lightening trout still cruising the lake. Boat anglers trolled wedding rings and Roostertails to fool some decent trout further from the bank. Bass anglers used drop shot, Senkos, and creature baits near the islands and reeds. Spinnerbaits have been another good option lately. Catfish anglers used chicken liver, dip bait and cut baits to fool whiskerfish, and bluegill ate redworms, mealworms, and waxworms.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, January 7th
California Aqueduct: Striper anglers had another good week of fishing in the aqueduct
Castaic Lake: Due to poor conditions, there were few reports last week
Pyramid Lake, CA: Striper have been biting well for anglers soaking cut baits near the marina
Lake Isabella: The lake is holding at 9 percent of capacity and French Gulch remains the only open boat launch
Kern River: The river is loaded with trout and the fishing has been very good
Lake Kaweah: Bass anglers are reporting tough conditions
Lake Success: The lake rose to 19 percent of capacity, and fishing remains fair
River Walk Lakes: There are still some scattered fish being caught
Ming Lake: There were reports of larger model bass coming on trout imitation swimbaits this week
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, December 31st, 2021
California Aqueduct: Fishing was amazing for aqueduct anglers last week
Castaic Lake: Continued rain filled the lake to 57 percent of capacity
Pyramid Lake, CA: Anglers braved cold weather and rain for some decent fishing
Lake Isabella: The crappie are still a good bet here
Kern River: Fly anglers have had solid action with nymphs and dry/dropper above Fairview
Lake Kaweah: The lake rose to 13 percent of capacity, and fishing has been fair
Lake Success: The rapid increase in water levels did not help an already tough bite
River Walk Lakes: The trout fishing has slowed a bit
Ming Lake: Ming Lake Fishing Report
Buena Vista Lakes: Fishing was excellent early this week
Hart Park Lake: Fishing has been fair at Hart Park
Lake Nacimiento: Lake Nacimiento continued to rise, and it’s currently sitting near 17 percent of capacity
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