At Ming, fishing slowed down a bit with the cooler weather

Ming Lake - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)

by Chad Burton and Chris Borden

At Ming, fishing slowed down a bit with the cooler weather. Bass have been coming on Keitechs in sexy shad on an underspin and green pumpkin Senkos on a light Texas rig or drop-shot. It’s been four weeks since the last trout plant here. Holdover fish have been going for minijigs, spinners, pinched crawlers and garlic scented Powerbait. Bluegill have been going for wax worms, meal worms and red worms. The crappie bite is still going but has slowed a bit. The best Crappie action has been in the late afternoon with small live shiners and crappie jigs with nibbles.

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