Trout were stocked last week, and the fishing has been consistent

Ming Lake - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)

by Chad Burton and Chris Borden

Trout were stocked last week, and the fishing has been consistent. Trout have been coming on Get Bent Baits, trout jigs, spinners, pinched crawlers, and garlic scented Powerbait. The DFWL have another stocking scheduled next week. The Bass bite is starting to improve with more reports of fish showing. Bass have been coming on drop shot, crankbaits and jigs. Bluegill have been going for wax worms, meal worms and red worms. A few Crappie reports came in earlier this week. Crappie have been best in the late afternoon with minijigs and live shiners.

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