The Bass Bite Has Picked Up

Santa Margarita Lake - CA (San Luis Obispo County)

by Santa Margarita Lake Staff


Bass bite has picked up after spawn with 4-6 inch swim baits and throwing spinnerbaits and also rattletraps. Frog season is peaking in the early mornings on moss beds and pitching into stickups.

Trout bite is still very active with night crawlers and powerbait.
Crappie being caught off of shore and off of most deep points.

Catfish bite is better early mornings and evenings using Anchovies and mackerel sold in the bait and tackle shop.

Come check out the improved bait wall bass anglers!!! Carrying lots of new products and fully stocked up!

See you all at the lake.

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