Lake Isabella Fish Report for 1-20-2023
This week Isabella rose at a steady pace and is over 19 percent capacity
Lake Isabella - Lake Isabella, CA (Kern County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
This week Isabella rose at a steady pace and is over 19 percent capacity. Next week, Isabella is slated for a trout stocking by DFWL. This is the first trout plant of the year and the action has been fair for trout with Get Bent Baits, garlic scented Powerbait, spinners and pinched crawlers. The bass fishing has been decent around primary lake points at depths to 35 feet. Anglers fishing the main and secondary points have had success with deep diving crankbaits, jigs, big worms, and crawdad Chasebaits. The catfish bite has remained solid on Triple S Dip Bait, chicken liver and cutbait. Crappie fishing is fair, and are holding in deeper water near offshore structure. The best bet has been with live medium minnows and crappie jigs. The Annual Isabella Lake Fishing Derby is scheduled from April 1st thru June 4th, 2023.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, January 20th
California Aqueduct: Anglers reported another week of decent fishing in the aqueduct
Castaic Lake: Castaic rose to 55 percent of capacity
Pyramid Lake, CA: Pyramid Lake held near 86 percent of capacity
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, January 13th
California Aqueduct: Heavy rain kept many of the aqueduct anglers indoors
Castaic Lake: Shore anglers reported decent trout fishing
Pyramid Lake: The lake held near 88 percent of capacity
Lake Isabella: This week Isabella rose to 16 percent capacity and continues to rise at a steady pace
Kern River: The flows have dropped but continue to fluctuate depending on storms
Lake Kaweah: Rose to more than 45 percent of capacity
Lake Success: The lake rose to over 50 percent of capacity with more rain on the way
River Walk Lakes: River Walk Lakes Report
Ming Lake: Fishing has been excellent
Buena Vista Lakes: Trout anglers continue to report plenty of huge fish
Hart Park Lake: Bluegill have been the best bet for Hart Park anglers
Lake Nacimiento: The Lake rose to from 36 to 70 percent of capacity in one week
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