Santa Margarita Lake Fishing Report

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff

Fishing has been good this week. Bass, although not of legal size, has been active giving youngster's a thrill. Larger bass have not been interested with active baits. Pan fish hitting well on worms and jigs. Decent size Crappie, bluegill and redear have been caught off shore near line of grass and open water. Catfish doing well in the cove's off of worms and mackeral.

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