Lake Nacimiento Fish Report for 8-27-2021
Nacimiento Lake held at 14 percent of capacity, and fishing has been good
Lake Nacimiento - Bradley, CA (San Luis Obispo County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Nacimiento Lake held at 14 percent of capacity, and fishing has been good. Bass anglers continued to boat fish using the same topwater and finesse bait pattern which has been working for most of the summer. Finesse anglers have been using drop shot, darter heads, and shaky heads to coax bites from spotted bass holding in 10 to 20 feet of water. A lot of anglers have been heading home before the day gets hot. White bass have been going for topwater, in-line spinners, and spoons on the troll or during the occasional boil. Catfish have been eating dip bait, mackerel, and chicken liver, and crappie anglers reported fair fishing using small live minnows and crappie jigs over submerged structure.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, August 27th, 2021
California Aqueduct: Striper fishing has been fair, but anglers reported good fishing for catfish
Castaic Lake: Bass anglers continued their one two punch using topwater early followed by finesse baits
Pyramid Lake, CA: Topwater has been the ticket for the morning bite
Lake Isabella: The lake could be closed for fishing or may close any day do to the hazard posed from the fire
Kern River: Upper Kern is starting to clear up from the thunderstorms a few weeks ago
Lake Kaweah: Water levels remained stable near 15 percent of capacity
Lake Success: Water levels fell to 12 percent of capacity, and fishing has been decent
River Walk Lakes: Anglers are getting in on some action during the early morning and evening session
Ming Lake: The bass bite has been fair
Buena Vista Lakes: Crappie remain the best bet at BV with some anglers scoring limits
Hart Park Lake: Fishing was fair at Hart Park last week, but it’s always a fun local fishing option
Truxtun Lake: Cooler temperatures brought more anglers to Truxtun Lake
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, August 20th, 2021
Castaic Lake: Bass Fishing Has Been Solid
Pyramid Lake, CA: Large and smallmouth bass have been readily available
Lake Isabella: Isabella is holding at 10 percent of capacity and the Bass action has slowed a bit
Kern River: In the Lower Kern the Smallmouth Bass bite continues to be solid
Lake Kaweah: Lake Kaweah Fishing Report
Lake Success: Most bass anglers reported the morning and evening bites as the best bet
Buena Vista Lakes: Hot weather kept the bass deep in the tules last week
River Walk Lakes: The cooler weather over the last couple days has helped with the Bass bite
Ming Lake: The Bass bite has been fair to good at Ming
Hart Park Lake: Sunfish have been biting well at Hart Park
Truxtun Lake: With low water levels fishing has been fair at Truxtun lake
Lake Nacimiento: Anglers reported decent fishing last week
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