Santa Margarita Lake - CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish



Latest Photos

8 lbs.
C&R
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita
Mark
5-10-2021
6 lbs. 5 oz.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita Lake
Ismael Canas
3-8-2021
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita Lake
3-8-2021
23 lbs. 8 oz.
Herrera brother landed this 23.5lb beauty yesterday! Spend an afternoon with some cut baits in the water and it pays off.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Santa Margarita
Herrera Brother
12-21-2020

Santa Margarita Lake Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Channel Catfish 23 lbs. 8 oz. 12-21-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 22 lbs. 6-24-2019 View Report
Channel Catfish 19 lbs. 7-06-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 17 lbs. 8 oz. 9-21-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 15 lbs. 6-29-2020 View Report
Channel Catfish 9 lbs. 3-10-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 8 lbs. 2 oz. 5-13-2019 View Report
Largemouth Bass 8 lbs. 5-10-2021 View Report
Largemouth Bass 7 lbs. 8 oz. 5-04-2020 View Report
Largemouth Bass 6 lbs. 5 oz. 3-08-2021 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
4-25-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
3-14-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
2-14-2022Rainbow TroutCDFW 
5-02-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 
4-11-2021Rainbow TroutCDFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
6-27-2022 The bass bite is slowly picking up
The bass bite is slowly picking up, anglers... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
6-20-2022 Trout, trout and more trout!
Trout, trout and more trout. Powerbait and nightcrawlers... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
6-6-2022 Top Water Season is Here!
WATER TEMPERATURE: 70 Time to get your Braided line... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
5-31-2022 The Bass Bite Has Picked Up
WATER TEMPERATURE: 69 Bass bite has picked up after... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
5-2-2022 The trout bite has picked back up
WATER TEMPERATURE: 66 degrees Crappie bite is here catching... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff

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