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CA
United States
35° 40' 6.4344" N, 118° 26' 32.028" W

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Fishing Report Provided by ONS - Fishhound Pro Staff (Outdoor News Service) - Jim Matthews
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Fishing Report
March 20, 2015

     LAKE ISABELLA: It was crappie mania over the weekend with excellent fishing for crappie to two pounds and better, especially in the South Fork Arm of the lake around flooded trees. The best action has been on small minnows but crappie tube jigs tipped with Crappie Nibbles are a close second best. The bite lulled a little early in the week as temperatures cooled slightly, but with heat returned, this bite should stay wide open. There is also a fair bite on bluegill to a pound or better, and the catfish bite remains fair to good, especially at Engineer’s Point. The largemouth are also being neglected but a few are being caught, as they start to move shallow, too. Trout mostly slow, but a DFW plant is scheduled for this week and there will be plants for the upcoming 26th annual Lake Isabella Fishing Derby, which will be March 28-30. This event has a payout of $18,500 is guaranteed for the 10 longest trout. Payouts will be from longest ($5,000) down to the 10the longest ($500). Entry is $30 per individual or $65 per family. Call (760) 379-5236 or e-mail office@kernrivervalley.com. Online registration is available at www.kernrivervalley.com/#!online-registration/c1d5e. This is the second year in a row with no tagged fish worth $10,000 or more. For fishing information: Bob’s Bait 661-833-8657 or www.bobsbaitbucket.com or North Fork Marina at 760-376-1812. 

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Fishing Report Provided by ONS - Fishhound Pro Staff (Outdoor News Service) - Jim Matthews
Rating:
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
| Water Temp: | Clarity:
Fish Caught | Lunker: using a
Fishing Report
March 12, 2015

     LAKE ISABELLA: It might not be crappie mania quite yet, but the bite has been very good in the South Fork arm but the real news is the quality of the fish being landed. Crappie to three-plus pounds have been caught in the past week, mostly on small minnows or tube jigs and Crappie Nibbles. In addition to the crappie, there continues to be a good bite on quality bluegill, many over a pounds. With the panfish action, there has been little pressure on the catfish -- which have been good, too, especially at Engineer’s Point. The largemouth are also being neglected but a few are being caught by crappie anglers. Trout mostly slow, but a DFW plant is scheduled next week. The 26th annual Lake Isabella Fishing Derby will be March 28-30, and a payout of $18,500 is guaranteed for the 10 longest trout. Payouts will be from longest ($5,000) down to the 10the longest ($500). Entry is $30 per individual or $65 per family. Call (760) 379-5236 or e-mail office@kernrivervalley.com. Online registration is available at www.kernrivervalley.com/#!online-registration/c1d5e. This is the second year in a row with no tagged fish worth $10,000 or more. For fishing information: Bob’s Bait 661-833-8657 or www.bobsbaitbucket.com or North Fork Marina at 760-376-1812. 

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