The trout bite improved this week after it got planted

Ming Lake - Bakersfield, CA (Kern County)

by Chad Burton and Chris Borden

The trout bite improved this week after it got planted by DFWL. This is the second trout stocking in the past two weeks. Trout have been coming on Get Bent Baits, minijigs, spinners, GULP! Pinched Crawlers and garlic scented Powerbait. The Bass action has been solid this week with chatter baits and spinnerbaits. The warmer weather kicked off a great bass bite earlier this week. 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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