Lake Nacimiento Fish Report for 1-7-2022
The lake rose significantly after recent rains
Lake Nacimiento - Bradley, CA (San Luis Obispo County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
The lake rose significantly after recent rains which made for very muddy conditions. Currently the lake is at 30 percent of capacity. David Childress and Nathan Towes, of Copes, used finesse techniques to win the Bakersfield Bass Hangover Tournament at Naci last week. Congratulations guys!!! Anglers reported fishing slow with small baits in deeper water for bites, but with new shoreline to explore anglers found biters up shallow as well. Drop shot, darter heads, jigs, and Ned rigs were getting all getting some attention from the spotted bass. Vertical spoons have also worked for bites from both spotted bass and white bass. Catfish ate chicken liver, dip bait, and cut baits.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, January 7th
California Aqueduct: Striper anglers had another good week of fishing in the aqueduct
Castaic Lake: Due to poor conditions, there were few reports last week
Pyramid Lake, CA: Striper have been biting well for anglers soaking cut baits near the marina
Lake Isabella: The lake is holding at 9 percent of capacity and French Gulch remains the only open boat launch
Kern River: The river is loaded with trout and the fishing has been very good
Lake Kaweah: Bass anglers are reporting tough conditions
Lake Success: The lake rose to 19 percent of capacity, and fishing remains fair
River Walk Lakes: There are still some scattered fish being caught
Ming Lake: There were reports of larger model bass coming on trout imitation swimbaits this week
Buena Vista Lakes: Anglers reported fair fishing at BV last week
Hart Park Lake: Bass anglers reported fair fishing at Hart Park
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, December 31st, 2021
California Aqueduct: Fishing was amazing for aqueduct anglers last week
Castaic Lake: Continued rain filled the lake to 57 percent of capacity
Pyramid Lake, CA: Anglers braved cold weather and rain for some decent fishing
Lake Isabella: The crappie are still a good bet here
Kern River: Fly anglers have had solid action with nymphs and dry/dropper above Fairview
Lake Kaweah: The lake rose to 13 percent of capacity, and fishing has been fair
Lake Success: The rapid increase in water levels did not help an already tough bite
River Walk Lakes: The trout fishing has slowed a bit
Ming Lake: Ming Lake Fishing Report
Buena Vista Lakes: Fishing was excellent early this week
Hart Park Lake: Fishing has been fair at Hart Park
Lake Nacimiento: Lake Nacimiento continued to rise, and it’s currently sitting near 17 percent of capacity
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