Santa Margarita Lake Fishing Report

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff

Bass tournament was July 24th (night) netted 7Ib plus as the winner. Tournament goers are not noted for giving their secrets out so that will be a mystery for now. Other fishermen have been doing well with the typical crank and swim baits as well as artificial worms. The Narrows received a good part of the action lately for all species of fish in the shallow and coves.

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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. ...... Read More

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