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
11-21-2022 Santa Margarita Lake Fishing Report
Yess we are open! Come and get your... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
11-14-2022 The bite has been slow ever since the change in weather
The bite has been slow ever since the... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
10-24-2022 This was the coldest week we've had yet at Santa Margarita
This was the coldest week we've had yet... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
10-17-2022 Santa Maragarita Lake Fishing Report
Umbrella rigs or lead headed baits to come... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff
10-10-2022 Smaller striper boils have been seen throughout the lake
Smaller striper boils have been seen throughout the... more »
Santa Margarita Lake Staff

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