The Shad Are Running!

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita Lake

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff

The shad are running causing a feeding frenzy. Catfish, bass and crappie are following that school round and anglers are benefiting from it. The best bass I saw caught was a 9.2 lb. bought in by a friend of the guy show holds the bass lake record. I did not get his name but he used a home made wood carved jointed lure. I am seeing a bunch of people tossing in a dry hook, landing a shad and letting him do the rest. If you pulled out a shad look a like you would have a ball. Weather is great, fishing is fine. The marina store has brought in Savage Gear tackle and strike king to offer more variety so come check it out. Open 7-6 Thursday-Monday. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

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