Location

CA
United States
33° 51' 24.2352" N, 117° 10' 43.6872" W

Fishing Reports

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

The bluegill and redear bites are fair to good around the island on crickets, red worms, meal worms, wax worms, and small jigs. Most of the fish are in 12 to 25 feet of water with some fish up to a pound or better. Chris Hunt, Riverside, had 13 bluegill to a pound. The largemouth bite is fair to good along the south side of the lake on Flukes and nightcrawlers, and some big fish continue to show. Best this week was a nine-pounder caught by Christopher Ryan, Redlands, on a frog in the marina. Other species very slow. The launch ramp will stay open throughout the summer. The reconstruction of the Lake Perris dam is ongoing. During the process, the entire dam and Bernasconi Beach side of the lake, including the Bernasconi Beach parking area, will be closed to public access. (The closure includes the bicycle trail on the east side of the lake.) However, the recreation area will remain open, including access for fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The west side of the lake will remain open. Private boats must be inspected for zebra and quagga mussels. Boats with wet lower units will be turned away. Boats inspected and tagged at Silverwood or Diamond Valley will also be allowed at Perris. Information: marina 951-657-2179, state park 951-940-5600.

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)

     PERRIS: The bluegill and redear bites are fair to good around the island on red worms, meal worms, wax worms, and small jigs. Most of the fish are in 12 to 25 feet of water with some fish up to a pound or better. The largemouth bite is fair along the north shore and at the water tower on plastics, and some big fish continue to show. Best this week was a 9.8-pounder landed by Christopher Mitchell, Redlands, on a plastic worm in the marina, while Ruben Vang, Moreno Valley, had a 6.2-pounder in Sail Cove, also on a plastic. Other species very slow. The launch ramp will stay open throughout the summer. The reconstruction of the Lake Perris dam is ongoing. During the process, the entire dam and Bernasconi Beach side of the lake, including the Bernasconi Beach parking area, will be closed to public access. (The closure includes the bicycle trail on the east side of the lake.) However, the recreation area will remain open, including access for fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The west side of the lake will remain open. Private boats must be inspected for zebra and quagga mussels. Boats with wet lower units will be turned away. Boats inspected and tagged at Silverwood or Diamond Valley will also be allowed at Perris. Information: marina 951-657-2179, state park 951-940-5600.

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
| Water Temp: 61-70 F | Clarity: Clear
1 fish caught | Lunker: 1lb Largemouth Bass using a Roboworm Rubber Worm

Fished early Saturday from 630-930, very cloudy and didn't break up till after I left. Lake was calm and there wasba little surface activity (and one big one where I lost a big bass. Fished the marina and stuck to drop shot, purple robo. Had 4 bites, 1 I couldn't set the hook, 2 came off the hook mid fight (which is unusual for me) one was probably a little over 2 from what I could tell and I landed 1 about 1.5lb, went to take pic and he slipped off my thumb back in the drink, (couldn't get anything to stick around that morning, ha...) I did fish the spot I sighted bass the previous week and hooked up in seconds, couldn't land him. Bummed I didn't land them all but glad I had 4 bites and no broken line in 3 hours.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Largemouth BassRubber WormRoboworm1

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