Lake Nacimiento Fish Report for 9-8-2023
Nacimiento Lake fell to 65 percent of capacity
Lake Nacimiento - Bradley, CA (San Luis Obispo County)
by Chad Burton and Chris Borden
Nacimiento Lake fell to 65 percent of capacity, and fishing has been good. Anglers reported catching spotted bass on drop shot 4” plastic worms, darter head grubs, and Neko rigs in 10 to 20 feet of water. Brown, dark green, and baitfish have been popular color choices. Bass also took poppers and Whopper Ploppers in the mornings and evenings; white bass fell for topwater baits as well. Anglers used small white in-line spinners and spoons to fool the white bass too. Crappie anglers used small live minnows and minijigs over submerged brush to fool fish, and catfish anglers used cut baits, dip bait, and nightcrawlers to land whisker fish.
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Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, September 8th
Castaic Lake: Fishing has been good for striper anglers
Pyramid Lake, CA: The lake held near maximum capacity with water temperatures in the mid to upper seventies
Lake Isabella: Isabella fell to 78 percent of capacity and continues to drop as it releases more water
Kern River: Anglers continue to report steady action
Lake Kaweah: The lake fell to 42 percent of capacity and fishing has been good
: The lake held near 72 percent of capacity and fishing has been decent
River Walk Lakes: At Riverwalk the fishing has improved since the drought
Ming Lake: At Ming, bass have been coming on small frogs and light Texas rigs
Buena Vista Lakes: Anglers reported good crappie and catfishing at Buena Vista Lakes
Hart Park Lake: Fishing was good at Hart Park with bass and bluegill biting well
Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop Reportsfor Friday, September 1st
Castaic Lake: The lake held near 94 percent of capacity, and water temperatures hovered near eighty degrees
Pyramid Lake, CA: The lake held at 92 percent of capacity, and water temperatures remained in the upper seventies
Lake Isabella: Trout continue to be the best bet here
Kern River: The flows in the Upper Kern have settled back down from Tropical Storm Hillary
Lake Kaweah: Kaweah fell to 50 percent of capacity and fishing remained decent
Lake Success: Lake Success fell to 71 percent of capacity and fishing has been decent
River Walk Lakes: Here at River Walk, fishing has been slow
Ming Lake: This week at Ming topwater buzzbaits and Whopper Ploppers scored quality bass
Buena Vista Lakes: Buena Vista Lakes provided decent fishing for all species last week
Hart Park Lake: Anglers reported good fishing at Hart Park
Lake Nacimiento: The lake fell to 71 percent of capacity
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