23 lb. Catfish

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

Channel Catfish
Herrera brother landed this 23.5lb beauty yesterday! Spend an afternoon with some cut baits in the water and it pays off.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff
12-21-2020
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Bass are going for very small snacks. Try a cricket or small bug like soft or hard bait. Even a crappie jig have sparked their interest. Crappie are hit or miss but either way it is best to get out early. Color varies per day but a weighted jig head with a soft bait will grab their attention. This week a 23.5 pound Catfish was landed in Blinn Bay. Just thew out some frozen bait and waited fo that bell to rig says the angler.



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