Ming Lake Fish Report for 1-20-2023
Trout were stocked here over a week ago and the fishing has been solid
Ming Lake - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Trout were stocked here over a week ago and the fishing has been solid. Trout have been coming on Get Bent Baits, spinners, pinched crawlers, and garlic scented Powerbait. The bass action is fair to good on swimbaits, finessed soft plastics and crankbaits. Bluegill have been going for wax worms, meal worms and red worms. Crappie are faring better in the late afternoon with minijigs and live shiners.
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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
Lake Isabella: This week Isabella rose at a steady pace and is over 19 percent capacity
Kern River: The Upper Kern trout bite has been solid between storms
Lake Kaweah: Kaweah seems to have stabilized at about 44 percent of capacity, and fishing has improved
Lake Success: Lake Success rose to 51 percent of capacity, and fishing has been difficult
River Walk Lakes: Both lakes at River Walk are full of water, but not fishing going here yet
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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