Anglers reported another week of decent fishing in the aqueduct

California Aqueduct - CA (Los Angeles County)

by Chad Burton and Chris Borden

Anglers reported another week of decent fishing in the aqueduct. Striped bass and catfish were the best bets. Anglers used cut sardines, lug worms, and jumbo live minnows to fool line-sides throughout the aqueduct. Many of the fish can be found downstream of the gates at this time of year, but you have to be ready with a topwater lure or a jerkbait when you seem them boil. Catfish ate fresh shrimp, dip bait, and chicken liver soaked on the bottom after check gates. Be ready when fishing “catfish baits” because monster striper will eat those same baits. Largemouth have been slow, but the quality of fish has been impressive. Anglers scored big bass with jigs, Kastmasters, and drop shot grubs.

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