Santa Margarita Lake Fishing Report

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff

Fishing has been steady. Pan fish has been caught in the coves at the Narrows off of worms. Small chrome spinners, as well as Crappie jigs are being caught with either meal worm, redworm or nibbles. Catfish is being harvested in the coves as well in the thick grass. Bass, although small, are hitting on worms and other baits.

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