Location

CA
United States
34° 17' 29.9544" N, 117° 19' 29.712" W

Fishing Reports

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Good action for both catfish and stripers this past week. The stripers have been best on fly-lined cut baits with a lot of the fish in the four to six-pound class. Sardines, and blood worms (or lug worms) have been the best baits. The catfish are showing on the same baits in the marina area and at the dam. The best action for both has been early and late in the day or for night anglers. Cody Sprankle and Randall Taylor, both Apple Valley, had four stripers and a catfish and the top striper was an 8-11, all on anchovies. Michael Guzman, Long Beach, had four stripers and catfish on sardines, topped off with an 8-3 striper at the dam. Tyler Abott, Crestline, had a pair of catfish off the docks that weighed 8-8 and 5-8. John Wang and David Fu, both San Diego, caught 15 stripers to three pounds off the dock on anchovies. Dawn, Marty, and Karina Davis, all Garden Grove, landed 30 stripers to two pounds at the dam on sardines, while Tyler and Mark Abbott, Crestline, had 20 stripers to 1-8 on sardines and blood worms off the dock. The largemouth bass bite is fair on plastics and nightcrawlers in 10 to 30 feet of water. The bluegill bite is also fair to good, mostly on small baits fished under a bobber or fly-lined around structure. Trout slow. Anglers should be aware of health warnings for the consumption of fish from this lake because of high PCB and mercury levels in the fish flesh and skin. Here’s the direct link to a PDF brochure explaining consumption recommendations: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/fish/so_cal/pdf_zip/081013KioskadvySilverwood.pdf. Dock fishing is allowed for $3 for adults, $2 for kids and seniors. Private boats must be inspected for zebra and quagga mussels. Boats with wet lower units will be turned away. Boats inspected and tagged at Diamond Valley and Perris will be allowed at Silverwood. The park is open seven days a week. Information: marina 760-389-2299, state park 760-389-2281, Silverwood Country store 760-389-2423. 

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

ALthough the heat's been relentless the last few weeks the striper have been picking up. Fly lined baits with 4lb to 6lb line has been the ticket. Catfish have still bee on the chew on the Marine deck as well as the dam. Early morning and late evening has been when a majority of the fish were caught. 

Catfish, Striper: Excellent

Bass, Bluegill: Good

Carp: Fair

Crappie, Trout: Poor

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

    SILVERWOOD: The warm weather has kicked off the catfish bite with a lot of fish showing in most coves and off the marina docks in a good bite. Most of the cut baits are working -- anchovies, mackerel, and shrimp have all been good. While most of the catfish are two to three pounds, there have been some bigger fish reported. Tyler and Mark Abbott, both Crestline, had a mixed stringer of six stripers and catfish with the best fish a seven-pound cat caught on fresh sardines in the main channel. William Cramsey, Apple Valley, had an eight-fish mixed stringer of catfish and stripers with fish to three pounds fishing nightcrawlers from shore.
 The striper bite remains fair to good for anglers fishing at the marina docks and at the dam, the main channel, and in Miller Canyon. The hot baits have been lugworms or pieces of sardines or anchovies fly-lined down to the fish. Most of the stripers are under three pounds, but a few bigger fish are showing on swimbaits. The best bite has been for boat anglers fishing deeper water. The largemouth bass bite is fair on plastics and nightcrawlers in 10 to 30 feet of water. Trout have been slow to fair with most of the fish moving to deeper water. The panfish bite also turned on with the hot weather and the bluegill bite is pretty good around shoreline structure is four to 10 feet of water on small baits and jigs. Anglers should be aware of health warnings for the consumption of fish from this lake because of high PCB and mercury levels in the fish flesh and skin. Here’s the direct link to a PDF brochure explaining consumption recommendations: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/fish/so_cal/pdf_zip/081013KioskadvySilverwood.pdf. Dock fishing is allowed for $3 for adults, $2 for kids and seniors. Private boats must be inspected for zebra and quagga mussels. Boats with wet lower units will be turned away. Boats inspected and tagged at Diamond Valley and Perris will be allowed at Silverwood. The park is open seven days a week. Information: marina 760-389-2299, state park 760-389-2281, Silverwood Country store 760-389-2423. 

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