Buena Vista Lakes Fish Report for 2-3-2023
Anglers reported decent fishing at BV
Buena Vista Lakes - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Anglers reported decent fishing at BV with crappie and catfish as the best bets. One of our contacts reported Crappie limits from his kayak on Wednesday. Crappie came on the troll with flicker shad and live shiners near structure. Crappie hold over rocky structure and around submerged brush and weeds. Generally, when you catch one crappie there will be others in the area. Catfish have been eating dip bait, fresh shrimp, and nightcrawlers in Lake Evans. Bass anglers scored some bites with Green Pumpkin Senkos, drop shot, and white spinnerbaits. There’s a trout plant scheduled for mid-February.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, February 3rd
California Aqueduct: Fishing has been fair in the local aqueduct
Castaic Lake: Castaic is still recovering from recent storms
Pyramid Lake, CA: Pyramid held at 86 percent of capacity, and water conditions are improving
Lake Isabella: The bass action is starting to improve a bit
Kern River: The Upper Kern remains one of your best bets for limit style trout fishing
Lake Kaweah: There have been few reports as the lake is still recovering from recent storms
Lake Success: Water levels have been falling almost as fast as they came up
River Walk Lakes: The Annual Bakersfield Firefighters Fishing Derby & Pancake Breakfast will take place tomorrow
Ming Lake: The trout bite improved last week
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
Ming Lake: Trout were stocked here over a week ago and the fishing has been solid
Buena Vista Lakes: Trout anglers continue to report plenty of huge fish being taken
Hart Park Lake: Bluegill have been the best bet for Hart Park anglers
Lake Nacimiento: The Lake rose to from 36 to 89 percent of capacity in one week
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