FISHING REPORTS -- Matthews-Gurrola/ONS -- 28june06
Compiled by Cyndi Gurrola and Jim Matthews
Outdoor News Service
The fish report is weekly. Its accuracy depends on marina operators, tackle shops and local fishermen we contact. Anglers catching large fish should send the information to Outdoor News Service, P.O. Box 9007, San Bernardino, CA 92427, or telephone 909-887-3444, so it can be included n this report. Faxes can be sent to 909-887-8180. E-Mail messages or fishing reports can also be posted to Jim Matthews at email@example.com and/or Cyndi Gurrola at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other complete versions are posted on a number of Web sites each week, including the Turner's Outdoorsman Web site (www.turners.com) and Jesse's Hunting and Outdoors Web a href="."/" target="_blank">http://www.jesseshunting.com. The updated report is usually posted by Thursday morning at each of these sites. The Outdoor News Service Web site is www.outdoornewsservice.com. The Cal TIP number, the Department of Fish and Game poacher hotline, is 1-888-DFG-CALTIP. The DFG's Internet Web page is located at the following address: www.dfg.ca.gov.
PICKS OF THE WEEK
1. Green Valley Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains has had two key ingredients to rate the No. 1 pick this week: 1) It's been cooler than the valley temperatures making it a good escape, and 2), the trout action has been very good thanks to weekly plants of Mt. Lassen Trout Farms rainbows. There have been trout over 6-0 caught each week and a lot of 1-0 to 2-0 class rainbows fill out limits. A DFG plant this week just assures the bite will be good for the weekend. For more information, call the lake recording at 909-867-2009.
2. Anglers who are skilled in trolling, especially with lead core line or with downriggers, are having a field day at a number of lakes across Southern California right now. The trout are packed up in narrow bands of cool, deep water at Diamond Valley, Perris, Silverwood, Piru, Pyramid, Casitas, and Cachuma. Diamond Valley probably has the biggest fish with rainbows over 5-0 caught each week, but limits of nice holdover trout up to 1-8 or 2-0 have been common at all of these waters. Diamond Valley is our pick for this week, but the reality is that most of these lakes are good right now -- if you can troll.
3. Catfish could fill all three of the top picks each week now. You can just about choose any three major reservoir in Southern California as the top spots. Pick three randomly. They're all good. The Colorado River has been our pick for its big flatheads. It still could be. Then when you add in all the urban waters that are in the middle of catfish planting season, you can see that it's pretty much wide open for catfish a lot of places. Hesperia Lake is again our pick for the best of this whole batch this week thanks to its heavy plants (6,000 pounds per week) and regular parade of trophy fish. There were two fish over 30 pounds this past week during the new moon. Now, you should know the fishing will slack off this week everywhere as the moon phase changes, but Hesperia will still probably be your best bet. For information and directions, call 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.
FRESHWATER HOT SPOTS
TROUT: In Southern California, the trolling bite has been good to excellent at Diamond Valley, Perris, Piru, Pyramid, Casitas, and Cachuma, and the bait action is also good at higher elevations at Big Bear, Silverwood, Jenks, and Green Valley Lake. In the Eastern Sierra, Bridgeport Reservoir is still a top pick, but runoff is starting to subside and many of the area's streams and rivers are improving as flows drop. In the Western Sierra, Isabella remains good, while the Kern River is still very high with runoff but finally starting to drop.
LARGEMOUTH BASS: Bass action has been improving all across Southern California with more and more surface action early and late in the day, and some big fish continue to pop. Bass are in deeper water during the bulk of the day with the best action in 20 to 40 feet of water on plastics, live baits, and jigs. Top picks are Casitas, Diamond Valley, Sutherland, El Capitan, Lower Otay, and -- if you can get a permit -- Barrett. Other decent bets include Perris, Piru, Castaic, Cachuma, Lopez, Santa Margarita, Nacimiento, San Antonio, Isabella, and the whole lower Colorado River. A reminder for mid-day angler, the fish are already starting to suspend on points and above structure and jigging spoons or ice jigs are starting to produce fish.
STRIPED BASS: The striped bass bite is good in the California Aqueduct near Taft but the flows have dropped this week and the Kern River is no longer dumping in. Still lots of fish over the 18-inch minimum size this year showing on lug worms. For Southern California waters, Skinner, Silverwood and Castaic have a consistent bites on smaller fish, mostly on cut baits, but some on topwater early and late in the day. The best bets are still on the Colorado River. Lake Mead has an excellent morning surface bite as fish bust shad on the surface in Vegas Wash, but Mohave and Havasu are both fair on small fish to 4-0. Also fish in the lower river at the Palo Verde Diversion Dam.
PANFISH: Good bluegill and/or redear action at a lot of urban lakes and local water reservoirs right now, many with little or no fishing pressure. Good bets included Lower Otay, Barrett, El Capitan, Hodges, San Vicente, Sutherland, Morena, Diamond Valley, Perris, Big Bear Lake, Piru, Pyramid, Lopez, and Santa Margarita, but most waters have decent panfish bites now. There is still a decent Sacramento perch bite on Lake Crowley and Pleasant Valley Reservoir in the Sierra. Crappie bite of note at Henshaw with some good catches reported, and there continues to be fair to good crappie action at Nacimiento and Lopez on the Central Coast.
CATFISH: On the Colorado River, the flathead bite is breaking wide open in the lower river with a number of flatheads to 40-0 reported the past couple of weeks, mostly on live bluegill, goldfish or tilapia. Lake Isabella has a good bite on channel cats to 4-0 near the dam on frozen anchovies or shad. Best bet closer to SoCal would be Hesperia Lake on planted fish including big fish over 10-0 and some to 40-plus. Santa Ana River Lakes and Corona Lake are also both very good on planted fish, both with big plants for the holiday weekend this week. Irvine Lake is also good, especially at night. Lots of five fish stringers over 20 pounds at all three of those lakes. Diamond Valley, Perris, Silverwood, Pyramid, all of the San Diego area lakes, and all of the San Bernardino County Park Lakes also have good catfish bites.
SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAIN WATERS
SILVERWOOD: Striper action is good in the early morning and late evening from points and in coves on scented baits and anchovies. Larry Azua, Chino, caught two stripers to 7-0 from the dock on garlic nightcrawlers. Good catfish bite on anchovies and nightcrawlers in deep water at the dam. John Buford, Apple Valley, caught a 12-0 cat in Quarry Cove, 60 feet deep on chicken livers. Largemouth bass are good on swimbaits, worms, and Berkley Blade Dancers. William Stround, Adelanto, caught a 10.2-pound largemouth off the dock, 40 feet deep on worms. Trout action good off shore on Power Bait or nightcrawlers and for boat anglers trolling in Cleghorn, Miller, and the main channel. For more information, contact the marina at 760-389-2299, the state park at 760-389-2281, or the Silverwood Country store at 760-389-2423.
BIG BEAR LAKE: Good to excellent rainbow trout action. Water temps slightly rose from last week and a well-defined oxycline has developed at 30 feet so trout are holding at 30 feet and up. Trolling lead core line with three to five colors with Thomas Buoyants, Needlefish, or Rapalas or bait fishing with a slip bobber are best bets. Trout are moving west to Windy Point. Chessa Rhoades, Canoga Park, caught a 1-7 trout off Eagle Point on Nitro Bait in ultraviolot rainbow. Bass action still slow. Crappie and bluegill are good on mini-jigs tipped with meal worms. For fishing information, call Big Bear Marina at 909-866-3218 or Big Bear Sporting Goods at 909-866-3222.
GREGORY LAKE: Fair to good trout action this week with a few fish reported to 2-0. Best luck has been on lures or fishing worms near the fountains and dams. Pete Zermeuler, Crestline, landed a 3-0 trout on a lure from the dam. DFG trout plant last week. For fishing information, call the boat dock at 909-338-2233.
GREEN VALLEY LAKE: Good trout action this week with lots of limits caught. Nightcrawlers, Power Bait, jigs and Thomas Buoyants are working best. Hot spots are points on the the north and south shores. Fishing from boats near the aerators between the points is a good bet, too. Top catch was an 11-0 rainbow caught by Mario Marievic, Huntington Beach, on nightcrawlers. Andre Mull, Riverside, caught a 10.5-pound trout on nightcrawlers. David Trower, Palm Desert, caught a 9.2-pound trout on Power Bait. Saul Barrow, Fontana, landed a 7.5-pound trout, also on Power Bait. Weekly Mt. Lassen Trout Farm plants throughout the season, and there was also a DFG trout plant this week. Fishing fee is $15 per adult. For more information, call the lake recording at 909-867-2009.
ARROWBEAR LAKE: DFG trout plant this week.
JENKS LAKE: DFG trout plant this week. For information, call the Mill Creek Ranger Station at 909-794-1123.
HIGH DESERT LAKES
HESPERIA LAKE: Fishing remains excellent. Catfish are biting all day and night with the best action on shrimp, mackerel, the M&M combo (marshmallow and meal worm), and the shrimp cocktail (shrimp-marshmallow) combo. Several 100-pound limits being caught. Top fish were 34-0 and 32-0 cats caught by Tom Sanders, Los Angeles, on shrimp cocktail from the east side. Ralph Green, San Diego, caught five cats to 29-0 on shrimp cocktail. Jose Flores, Hesperia, caught a 26-8 cat on nightcrawlers from Sandy Point. Rick Glades, Vegas, caught two cats, 24-4 and 18-0, on the M&M combo from the east side. Each week both trophy fish (3,000 pounds) and pan-sized cats (another 3,000 pounds) are planted, and a bonus load of channel catfish are going in this week for the Fourth of July holiday. Fishing fee is $15 per person. For information and directions, call 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.
JESS RANCH: Despite scorching temps the fishing is still good. Water levels were raised and flows are better. Trout action is excellent in both lakes on Power Bait (rainbow, lime and orange twist) fished on an 18- to 36-inch leader or spinners and jigs. Most trout are from 2-0 to 3-0. Hot spots include the western shore from the bridge to the pump house of lake 3 as well as the eastern and northern shores and inlets of lake 2. Fred Winterswyk, Rancho Cucamonga, caught four trout to 4-9 on a Jake's off the western shore. D.J. Bray, Phoenix, caught a 4-8 rainbow on Power Bait off the eastern shore. Chris Simpson, Pomona, caught a 3-14 rainbow on a Panther Martin from lake 3. Bass are good and biting on spinnerbaits and Senkos with anglers reporting some bass to 3-0. Bluegill are good on meal worms and Senkos in both lakes with fish to 1-0 and occasionally over. The lakes' hatchery stocks every Friday. The lakes are open Friday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 760-240-1107. The web site is www.jessranchlakes.net.
MOJAVE NARROWS: Catfish action excellent. Nightcrawlers and shrimp are best bets. Hot spots are the boat house and campgrounds. Top catch was a 4-8 cat by Gary DeFrench, Crestline, on nightcrawlers. Robert Keen, Victorville, caught five cats on shrimp. Cheryl Wilson, Hesperia, caught four cats on nightcrawlers. Mike Johnson, Hesperia, caught five cats on nightcrawlers. Water is quickly getting too warm for the rainbows. Bass action fair. The north shore of Horseshoe Lake has been wide open for small bluegill with nearly non-stop action on meal worms and or nightcrawler pieces. For more information, call 760-245-2226.
INLAND VALLEY LAKES
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
CUCAMONGA-GUASTI: County catfish plants every week. For information, call 909-481-4205. PRADO: County catfish plants every week. Catfish bite picking up. Pretty decent carp bite early in the mornings. For information, call 909-597-4260.
YUCAIPA: The catfish action is good with 3-0 to 4-0 fish being reported. Carp action fair with fish from 3-0 to 5-0 being reported. County catfish plants are weekly now. For park information, call 909-790-3127.
GLEN HELEN: Catfish action is excellent with many good-sized cats being reported. Aluin Brunson, Adelanto, caught five cats to 2-0 on nightcrawlers. Jeremiah Cooper, Victorville, caught five cats to 2-0 on nightcrawlers and marshmallows. Walter Hendria, San Bernardino, caught five cats on worms. For more information, call 909-887-7540.
MOUNT BALDY TROUT POOLS: The heavily stocked pools are open every Saturday and Sunday. No fishing license is needed. For information, call 909-982-4246.
SECCOMBE LAKE: DFG trout plant last week. For more information, call city parks at 909-384-5233.
DIAMOND VALLEY: Bass fishing fair this week with algae boom. Visibility dropped to three feet resulting in a drastic change in color preference. Most anglers were fishing early in the morning with firetiger and other bright-colored crankbaits and then switching to drop-shot rigged purple, pink and green plastic worms. Spinnerbaits have been good when the wind is up, chopping the water proven. Mid-day anglers have had fair to good results on shad replica jigging spoons or jigging Raps. Trout fishing also slowed by water clarity, but deep trollers still scoring in 30 to 50 feet of water on shad and firetiger-pattern MegaBait spoons, crankbaits, Needlefish and Kastmasters, but trolling nightcrawlers behind flashers has been the most successful method. Using scents with baits and lures has helped many anglers. Allen Stanley, Fountain Valley, caught a 6-0 trout trolling with Needlefish. Mike Palhegi, Upland, caught a 5-0 trout trolling the west dam at 50 feet with Needlefish. James Mehan, Winchester, caught a stringer of trout from the west dam drifting nightcrawelers with Nitro Gravy 30 feet down. The catfish bite has been excellent this week. Most anglers fishing deep with nightcrawlers from the north shore at restroom 2 and in Rawson Cove. Most cats being caught on nightcrawlers and chicken livers. Excellent panfish action. Bluegill most active at stairways on either dam to 1-0 on live worms and mini-jigs. Crappie biting at the Saddle Dam on live worms and mini-jigs. No stripers reported this week. Upcoming Events: Night tournament July 1 from 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. For information contact Big Josh at Last Chance Bait & Tackle at 951-658-7410. "Summer Smackdown" Trout Derby is July 29 benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Prizes, food, entertainment and free Lip-RipperZ to all paid in advance entries. For information contact Barry Ogawa at 310-628-2044. Lake reservations can be made by calling the toll-free line 800-590-LAKE or online at www.dvmarina.com. For fishing info, call the marina at 951-926-7201 or LastÉ Chance Bait & Tackle at 951-658-7410.
PERRIS: Catfish bite is excellent from the east end on nightcrawlers. Jack Nullard, Perris, caught a 22-9 stringer of channel cats on nightcrawlers from the east end. His best fish was 11-10. Bass to 6-0 being reported from the rocks in east end by drop-shooting plastics. Bluegill fishing still fair to good from the marina and from lots 11 and 12. Paul Cecil, Riverside, caught a 10-15 stringer of bluegill on jigs with wax worms. The average size was just under a pound with just 11 fish on the stringer. Fishing is slow mid day as temperatures soar. Best results before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Trout action is still excellent in deeper water. Danny Mara, 7, and David King, 9, Norco, caught a 12.2-pound stringer of 10 trout from lots 11 and 12 on meal worms and Power Bait. Carp, redear, and crappie bites are poor with little action reported. Dock fishing is allowed for a $3 fee. For more information on fishing call the marina at 951-657-2179 or the state park at 951-940-5600.
SKINNER: Striper action remains excellent. Most fish reported around 2-0, but they are hitting most cut baits and nightcrawlers all around the lake. Good-sized largemouth bass are biting on nightcrawlers and plastics from the east end and off the south shore. Richard Stockton, Winchester, caught a 5-0 largemouth bass 15 feet deep on purple worms off ramp 2. Carlos Irving, Murrieta, caught a 4.2-pound largemouth on a red crank. Catfish action good with most fish reported from the east end on chicken livers, mackerel and anchovies. Stripers are biting at the tules on meal worms and nightcrawlers. The bluegill bite has been improving with the warm weather, too. Mike Thomas, Glendora, caught a 1.8-pound bluegill from Marina Point on nightcrawlers. For fishing information, call the marina at 951-926-1505.
LAKE ELSINORE: No reports.
CORONA LAKE: Limit-style catfish action has been the rule this past week, and there continues to be a decent pick on the tilapia. Tagged catfish worth up to $50 in cash planted this week and through July 23. A lot of five-fish limits that weigh from 10 to 15 pounds, and kicker fish from 3-0 to 5-0 have been common. The top catfish this past week was a 5-8 to top off a 17-pound limit caught by Fred Kidd and Fred Kidd Jr., Bellflower, while fishing mackerel in the trees. Tilapia continue to show on nightcrawler pieces in shallow water near the flooded trees, and fish to 1-8 continue to be reported each week. For more information, call the tackle shop at 951-277-4489 or log on at www.fishinglakes.com.
EVANS LAKE: Fair action on panfish, but few other reports.
RANCHO JURUPA: No reports. For more information, call 951-684-7032.
FISHERMAN'S RETREAT: Catfish plants are every other week now. Plant this week. For information, call 909-795-2411. ANGLER'S LAKE: Catfish action is fair to good with weekly plants with the best bite on meal worms and marshmallows (the M&M combo). For information, call the lake at 951-927-2614.
REFLECTION LAKE: Bluegill and catfish action is excellent. The lake was stocked last Thursday with 1,000 pounds of catfish. For more information, contact the lake at 951-654-7906.
JEAN'S CHANNEL CATS: Excellent catfish action on nightcrawlers for fish to 2-0 and better. Major stock this week. Lake open Wednesday through Sunday, as well as on all Monday holidays, including Fourth of July. This is a pay-by-the-pound fishery. For more information, call 951-679-6562.
SAN JACINTO MOUNTAIN WATERS
LAKE HEMET: A DFG trout plant this week. Fair to good action. For more information, contact the Lake Hemet Market at 951-659-2350 or the campground at 951-659-2680.
FULMOR LAKE: DFG trout plant this week. For more information, contact 951-659-2117.
SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES: Month-long tagged catfish kicks off this week with tags worth up to $50 in cash and a bonus catfish plant for the holiday weekend. The bite has been excellent with a lot of anglers posting limits. Top catfish this past week was a 14.3-pounder landed by Sammy Gray, Anaheim, while fishing the M&M (marshmallow-meal worm) combo doused with garlic-flavored Nitro Gravy. Max Garcia, Placentia, landed a 10.3-pound catfish while using mackerel with Nitro Grease. The best stringer was reported by Tony Avila, Anaheim, and Jimmy Suchi, La Habra. The pair landed 30 catfish that weighed a total of 97 3/4 pounds for over a three-pound average. For more information, call 714-632-7830 for the information recording or log on at www.fishinglakes.com.
ANAHEIM LAKE: Lake is closed. For more information, call 714-996-3508 or log on to the lake's Web site at www.fishinglakes.com.
IRVINE LAKE: Good mixed bag action here this week. The catfish night bite is wide open with lots of 2-0 class fish and a few bigger reported on fly-lined baits in 20 to 25 feet of water at the flats, off the west shore, and in Boat Dock Cove. Mackerel, Bowkers, Gulp, nightcrawlers, and Catmando beef liver are best bets. Crappie fishing is excellent, especially at night. Night anglers should set out a lantern, so insects and minnows attract to it and eventually attract crappie. Most crappie reported are under 1-0 and are being caught on yellow and white mini-jigs tipped with a meal worm. Trout fishing is staying alive here with good action for anglers who ply the depths along the dam restriction lines. Best to deep drift a nightcrawler on a two-pound test leader at 50 feet. Deep trollers are using 6 to 9 colors of leadcore line and Needlefish. Manny Perales, Anaheim, caught a 6-12 rainbow on Power Bait from the dam. Catch-and-release bass fishing also excellent. Largemouth from 2-0 to 4-0 being caught on reaction baits early and late in the day. Hot spots are Red Clay Cliffs and Rocky Point. Lots of bluegill and redear being taken on meal, red and wax worms from the shorelines. Catfish stocks every week. For information, call 714-649-9111.
LAGUNA NIGUEL LAKE: For a recorded fish report, call 949-362-3885 or visit the lake's Web site at www.lagunaniguellake.com.
LOS ANGELES AREA
LAKES CACHUMA: Good trout action with quite a few being caught from the dam. Most reported are 14 to 16 inches. The trout action is also good from Cachuma Bay on crawdads or white and green spinner bait. The largemouth action is good in four to 12 feet of water in the early morning. Most bass being caught off the island on white and green spinnerbaits. Crappie are also starting to show from Jackrabbit Flats and in Harvey's Cove. No redear were reported. For fishing information call the boat dock at 805-688-4040. CASITAS: Overall fishing is excellent for a number of species. Excellent surface bass bite early in the morning on cranks. Once it warms up bass are being caught deeper on plastic worms, and then are back to the surface again in the evening. Kevin McClure, Ventura, caught a 9 3/4-pound bass on plastic worms. Tom Hudson, Port Hueneme, caught a 9-0 bass on topwater. Trout are biting in 40 to 50 feet of water on Needlefish at the dam. Jerry Jones, Ventura, caught a 2-8 trout on Needlefish. Catfish excellent on mackerel in five feet of water. Fish to 12-0 reported. Redear fair on nightcrawlers from shore, and some crappie are showing. Berry Mullins, Oakview, caught four crappie on pieces of nightcrawlers. For more information, contact the marina at 805-649-2043.
CASTAIC: Largemouth bass action remains good with the best bite on nightcrawlers and plastics in the Fish Arm. Alexander Nishizana, 7, Los Angeles, caught a 3.3-pound largemouth on worms. Striper action also good. Many are biting at the buoy line in 60 to 70 feet of water on anchovies and nightcrawlers. Catfish bite excellent throughout the lake with fish to 10-0 reported. Noah Cook, Castaic, landed a 15-0 blue cat on worms in C-Point Cove. For more information, contact the marina at 661-775-6232.
PIRU: High temperatures make fishing tough, but still good action on bass for the diligent fishing plastics off the points or on suspended fish. Hank Keehamer, La Crescenta, caught a limit of trout trolling four to five colors with Needlefish, but he also had several bass and bluegill. Trout action good. Mark Rowe, Saugus, caught eight pounds of trout from Reasoner Cove and the marina on Power tubes. Savannah Lizakowski, Canyon Country, caught a stringer of trout on Power Worms off the marina shoreline. Bluegill, carfish, crappie and striper action fair. Redear in a good bite all over the lake, but most are small. For more information call the marina at 805- 521-1231 or check out the web site at www.lakepiru.org.
PYRAMID: Catfish are fair on chicken livers, shrimp, anchovies and nightcrawlers. A 20-0 cat was reported this past week. Striper action is fair with some to 3-0 being reported. Trout action is good with most being reported on nightcrawlers and plastics. DFG trout plant last week. Bluegill are good, but few anglers are fishing them. Bass action fair with some topwater early, but most action in deeper water on plastics off the points. For information, call the USFS at 661-296-9710 or call the concession at 661-257-2790.
TAIT RANCH TROUT PONDS: These fly-fishing-only, catch-and-release trout ponds in Frazier Park have fish to 5-0. Fishing billed by hour, 1/2-day, or full day. For information, call 661-245-6315.
QUAIL LAKE: No reports.
PUDDINGSTONE: No DFG catfish plant last week.
SANTA FE DAM: No DFG catfish plant last week. For more information call 626-334-1065.
ALONDRA PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
BALBOA PARK LAKE: No DFG plants in over a month.
BELVEDERE PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
CERRITOS PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
DOWNEY WILDERNESS PARK: DFG catfish plant last week.
ECHO PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
EL DORADO PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
ELIZABETH LAKE: No DFG plants in over a month.
HANSEN DAM LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week. For more information, call 888-527-2757 or 818-899-3779. HOLLENBECK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week. For more information, contact the Hollenbeck Recreation Center at 213-261-0113.
JOHN FORD PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
KENNETH HAHN PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
LA MIRADA PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
LEGG LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
LINCOLN PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
MAGIC JOHNSON LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week.
PECK ROAD PARK LAKE: DFG catfish plant last week. Call 818-448-7317 for information.
SAN DIEGO AREA LAKES
BARRETT: Excellent bass and bluegill action. Overall, there were 171 anglers who reported 1,907 bass, 848 bluegill and 29 crappie. Reservations are available through Ticket Master at 619-220-8497, or go to www.TicketMaster.com. They go on sale the second Tuesday of each month and usually sell out that day for the following month. August reservations go on sale July 11. The lake is open on a Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday schedule by reservation only. For more information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/.
HODGES: Fair fishing overall, with decent bites on bluegill, crappie, channel cats and bass. There were 275 anglers who reported 193 bass, 158 channel cats to 3-4, 51 bluegill to 1-15, and 50 crappie to 1-7. Jean Preur, Rancho Santa Fe, caught a 6.7-pound largemouth on plastics. For more information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/.
EL CAPITAN: The bluegill, crappie and bass bites are leading with just fair action. Also decent action on catfish. Overall, 335 anglers reported 308 bass, 192 bluegill, 170 crappie, 42 channel cats and 16 blue cats. The lake is open Friday through Sunday. For more information, contact the city Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/. For rental boat reservations, call 619-668-3274.
LOWER OTAY: Bluegill action good, bass fair. There were 461 anglers who reported catching 728 bluegill, with a number to nearly 2-0, 274 bass with a number to nearly 9-0, 37 channel cats with a number to over 13-0, five blue cats and two crappie. Top catch was a 13.3-pound channel cat by Ronald Moore, Pasadena, on mackerel from Harvey Arm. Dolly Bolton, San Diego, caught a 10.95-pound channel cat on wax worms. Rod Green, Bonita, caught five largemouth bass to 6-0 on crawdads. David Burns, Chula Vista, caught a 4.8-pound largemouth bass on poppers. The lake is open on a Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday schedule. For information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/. For rental boat reservations, call 619-668-3274.
UPPER OTAY: Bass action remains fair to good. There were 25 anglers who reported 33 bass. The lake is open to catch-and-release fishing on a Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday schedule. For information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/.
SAN VICENTE: Bluegill and bass action good. This past week 133 anglers reported 439 bluegill, 282 bass, 59 rainbows, 37 channel cats, 13 crappie and five redear. The lake is open on a Thursday through Sunday schedule. For more information call the City Lakes information line at 619-465- 3474 or log on to the web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/. For rental boat reservations, call 619-668-3274.
MURRAY: Bluegill action fair to good, but tough fishing for most other species. This past week, there were 205 anglers who reported 316 bluegill, 22 bass, and two channel cats. Angel Fuentes, San Diego, caught one largemouth at 4.85 pounds on a plastic. The launch ramp and T-Floats are temporarily closed. Only small boats are able to launch. For more information contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/. For rental boat reservations, call 619-390-0223.
MIRAMAR: Fishing fair to poor for most species. There were 115 anglers this past week who reported 38 channel cats, 37 bass, 17 rainbows and two bluegill. The lake is open on a Saturday through Tuesday schedule. For more information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/. For rental boat reservations, call 619-390-0223.
SUTHERLAND: Bass are good and bluegill are fair, but the carp bite is excellent. There were 152 anglers who reported 320 bass with one number over 5-0, 175 bluegill, 156 carp, 67 channel cats to 9-0, and 62 crappie. Horrance Tucker, San Diego, caught 15 channel cats to 12-0 on mackerel. Luis Gonzalez, Ramona, caught one largemouth bass and 13 channel cats on worms. Roger Murphy, Ramona, caught eight channel cats to 8-0 on worms. The lake is open on a Friday through Sunday schedule. For more information, contact the City Lakes information line at 619-465-3474 or log on to the Web site at www.ci.san-diego.ca.us/water/.
WOHLFORD: Catfish action has improved to fair with small to mid-sized cats striking on nightcrawlers, chicken livers and shrimp. Limits of catfish are being caught since the 2,000 pounds of channel cat stock last week. Dave Burton, Valley Center, caught a 3-0 channel cat on cut mackerel in Boat Dock Cove. Bass action slower than usual for summer season. The first hatch of bass fry are scattered around the shallow weed beds. Shad Rap type lures are effective. David Hagadorn, Escondido, landed a 6-13 bass on crawdads off the senior shoreline. Trout have moved to both buoy lines as water temps rise. Trout anglers need to be in boats or float tubes for success. Best trout baits are green Power Bait and nightcrawlers. Small-sized bluegill are biting along the weed beds in Oakvale Cove on meal worms. Winners in the June Whopper Contest are Al Veytia, 2-3 trout, Dave Burton, 3-0 cat and David Hagadorn, 6-13 bass. For more information, contact the ranger station at 760-839-4346 or log on to the lake's Web site at www.wohlfordlake.com.
DOANE POND: DFG trout plant this week.
DIXON: The catfish bite has been fair after a 2,000-pound plant last week. Night fishing kicks off this Thursday through Saturday. Trout have slowed, and the largemouth bite is fair at best. Fishing reports are on the Internet at www.dixonlake.com. For more information, contact the ranger station at 760-839-4345.
POWAY: Catfish plant is week and night fishing starts Friday. Most cats are being caught off the north shoreline and from Boulder Bay on nightcrawlers or mackerel. Trout are moving deeper as the water continues to warm and as water levels drop, but bite is still fair. Best trout bite from boats trolling slow and deep down the middle of the lake. The shoreline bite is challenging, but some are still being landed off the north shoreline. Nightcrawlers, Power Bait, and Power Worms are still top choices for trout. Good bluegill action. Many limits being caught from Hidden Bay and from Half Moon Bay. Starting July 1, pontoon boats will no longer be allowed. Lake is open Wednesday through Sunday. Catfish will be stocked biweekly during the nightfishing season, which is every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 9. Upcoming Events: Midnight Catfish Craze will take place Friday, August 11 from 4 p.m. to midnight. For Catfish Craze or more fishing information, call the snack bar at 858-679-5465, the Poway information line at 858-668-4770, or concessions at 858-486-1234.
JENNINGS: Catfish bite slowed to fair. Bass and trout still slow to fair. David DelValle, 13, San Diego, caught a 3-12 largemouth on worms. Next cat stock is Friday this week. Upcoming events: Free fishing class 1 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact the ranger office at 619-390-1300 or visit the web site at www.lakejennings.org.
MORENA: Trout fishing fair for anglers drifting Power Bait and nightcrawlers in deeper water. Bass action good. Lots of 1-0 to 3-0 showing on plastics. Panfish still good. Mini-jigs and worm pieces are best bets. Lots of small catfish from 1-0 to 2-0 showing on worms. Carp bite is still wide open on dough balls and corn all over the lake. The boat launch is open, but no boats over 19-feet recommended. The 24-hour fishing update line is 619-478-5473. For lake information, call 619-694-3049.
CUYAMACA: Trout fishing is excellent with over 1,200 pounds of trout stocked this week. Limits are common all over the lake. Trout bite is best in the early a.m. and late p.m. Power Bait with a 30 to 36 inch leader off bottom or inflated nightcrawlers smeared with scent. Best lures are bright colored Roostertails, orange and fire Tiger Rapalas, Panther Martins, and Kasmasters with scent. Trout action best from Lone Pine, Finger Point, off the west shore by the buoy line, and from the dam. Missy Belmer, San Diego, caught a 4-12 rainbow on gold Roostertail from the dam. Garrett Taylor, 4, Escondido, caught a 4-4 rainbow on Power Bait from the Lone Pine. Crappie bite wide open on small tube jigs. Bluegill are biting close to shore in the bull rushes and weeds. Meal worms and small jigs work best. Bullhead cats biting near bottom on nightcrawlers. For more information call 760-765-0515 or visit the Web site at www.lakecuyamaca.org.
HENSHAW: Catfish and crappie are the dominating species here this week with fair to good fishing. The largest cat reported this week was a 7-0 by Ben and Lily Stride, San Diego. Dave Stevenson, San Diego, caught three cats to 4-8. Chris and Ben Anson, Borrego Springs, caught six cat to 4-8. Kevin Davis, Escondido, caught five cats to 2-0. Nightcrawlers, chicken livers, mackerel and shrimp are best bets for cats. The crappie are a lot less consistent than the cats, but still providing fair to good action and the quality of the fish has been good. Top catch was a 1.6-pounder by Ashley Aims, Ramona. Evan Fields, San Diego, caught eight crappie to 1.5 pounds. Gail Summers, Vista, caught 19 crappie to 1.5 pounds. Jimmy Herrera, Vista, caught eight crappie to 1.5 pounds. Jaime Lee, San Diego, caught two crappie to 1.5 pounds. Brad Farrell, San Diego, caught two crappie to 1.5 pounds. Corry Coleman, Ramona, caught 12 crappie to 1-0. For more information, call 760-782-3501.
LAKE MEAD: Good striper action on fish to 9-0 early morning on top water and anchovies in 45 to 50 feet later in the day. Largemouth bite is excellent at every point and cove on top water and Senkos. Bluegill action is good on worms. For more information, call Lake Plaza at 702-564-3058.
WILLOW BEACH: The striper bite is good on fish to 10-0 or a little better, but no trophy fish. Top catch was a 12-0 striper by Dick Landsperg, Vegas, on anchovies. Lots of trout limits being caught on anchovies. For more information, contact the marina at 928-767-4747.
LAKE MOHAVE: A few stringers of small stripers reported near the 28-mile marker. Stripers are biting on anchovies with most action north of Cottonwood Cove. A few were reported to 2-0 off the mouth of the bay on anchovies. No significant bass or catfish action reported. For more information, call Cottonwood Cove at 702-297-1464. BELOW DAVIS DAM: Mostly slow action, with only a few small stripers reported after dark and on big Bomber Long As.
NEEDLES: Small-sized stripers showing on cut pieces of anchovies in the early and late in the day. Most reported are 12 to 16 inches. Jack Smith Park and Willow Valley Marina are hot spots for striper action. For more information, call Premier Sports at 760-326-2727 or Golden Shores at 760-768-2325.
TOPOCK MARSH: Very little fishing activity. Only a few cats being caught on anchovies. For information, call Five Mile Landing 928-768-2350.
HAVASU: Largemouth bass action is good with the best bite still on plastics and nightcrawlers. A fair number of stripers have been caught in 18 to 20 feet of water on anchovies and worms. For more information, call Black Meadow Landing at 760-663-3811.
PARKER STRIP: Fair smallmouth bass action in the main river for anglers fishing rocky structure. Fair catfish action on cut baits or stink baits, but fishing pressure is light.
BLYTHE: Bass and catfish action good. Top catch was a 39-0 flathead by Hammer Brown, El Centro, on goldfish. Bass are biting good, both smallmouth and largemouth. Topwater bass bite is really hot in the early morning and later afternoon. Striper bite holding strong at the Palo Verde Diversion Dam on white bucktail jigs. For more information, call B&B Bait at 760-921-2248.
PALO VERDE: Channel catfish action remains good in the backwaters, canals and main river. Flathead action on live goldfish or tilapia is also good. Largemouth bass fishing is good on plastic worms, reaction baits, and live minnows in backwaters.
PICACHO AREA: Bass fishing is good on live bait and plastics. The catfish bite has remained fair with a lot of channel cats and flatheads showing as temperatures soar.
MARTINEZ LAKE AREA: Bass still showing on cranks and live shiners. There is also a good crappie bite on small shiners. Stripers are fair with a lot of 2-0 class fish reported. Flathead and channel catfish action is good to excellent with fish over 20-0 reported each week now. For more information, contact the Martinez Lake Resort at 928-783-9589 or check out the Web site at www.martinezlake.com.
YUMA AREA: Bass fishing has been good, especially on live minnows in the main river and local backwaters. Channel catfish action is good on cut baits, and the flathead bite has improved with the best action on live minnows.
LOWER DESERT WATERS
SALTON SEA: Fair tilapia action at the state park, but the bite has slacked off from the past couple of weeks. Best bite still at Salt Creek and the state park headquarters. For current fishing information, Red Hill Marina 760-348-2310 or the Salton Sea State Recreation Area 760-393-3059 or 760-393-3052. For weather information, call 760-352-3360 for a recording, or the Coachella Valley Water District's weather forecast at 760-398-7211. Anglers fishing the sea use Citizen Band (CB) radios and tune to channel one.
ALAMO RIVER: Few reports. Channel catfish are fair on mackerel or anchovies.
COACHELLA, HIGHLINE CANALS: Few reports but some channel cats and the odd bass have been reported.
ALL AMERICAN CANAL: Very little fishing pressure.
FINNEY-RAMER: No report.
WEIST LAKE: No report.
SUNBEAM LAKE: No report. For information, call 760-352-3308.
LAKE CAHUILLA: No report. For more information, call 760-564-4712.
EASTERN SIERRA GENERAL: Fishing is excellent. Good action in still water. For updated road and camping information on the region, contact the Interagency Visitor Center at 760-876-6222 or the Bishop Chamber of Commerce at 760-873-8405. The Web site is www.bishopvisitor.com.
BRIDGEPORT REGION: Bridgeport Reservoir continues to have very good to excellent action on trout to 2-0 on Power Bait and nightcrawlers. Midges and small streamers working for fly fishers. Fishing good on both Twin Lakes with lots of 1-0 class fish. Tom McMaster, Bridgeport, caught a 7-4 rainbow on nightcrawlers from Bridgeport Reservoir. The Virginia Lakes are open and have plenty of fish to 2-0. Most being caught on Power Bait and nightcrawlers. For more information, contact Ken's Sporting Goods at 760-932-7707.
JUNE LAKE LOOP: A number of large trout from 3-0 to 8-0 being caught from all four lakes -- June, Gull, Silver and Grant -- and there is fair to good action overall. Gull and Silver producing the most fish. Most action during the early morning and late afternoon on yellow and rainbow glitter Power Bait, Kastmasters, Thomas Buoyants and Rapalas. Brad Bolton, Chula Vista, landed a 7-12 rainbow on worms from June. Diane Hansen, caught a 7-0 rainbow on a jig from Grant. For more information contact, Ernie's Fishing Tackle at 760-648-7756 or June Lake Marina at 760-648-7726.
MAMMOTH LAKES REGION: Crowley Lake levels are very high and fishing is slow. The water is very green. Only a few fish from the inlets where the water is clear. Convict Lake has good action on Power Bait, nightcrawlers, Power eggs, Thomas Buoyants and Kastmasters. Chris Sebourn, Valencia, caught an 8.63-pound rainbow on a green Woolybugger. Marc Hanno, San Diego, caught a 7-0 rainbow on a Roostertail. Victoria Black, Pasadena, caught a 5.09-pound rainbow on nightcrawlers off the south shore. Owens River is running high at 195 cfs and is off color. The fishing is slow. Hot Creek is good mid-day when the hatches start. The Twin Lakes are all thawed out, but water temps remain low and the action remains slow to fair. Power Bait and inflated nightcrawlers are best bet. The upper lakes basin road opened last week. Mamie fishing is good, but Mary has been slow. Cold water keeping George slow. Red Meadow road opening this week. For more information contact the Troutfitter at 760-934-2517 or Sierra Drifters Guide Service at 760-935-4250.
BISHOP AREA: Waters are running high and fishing is tough. Still some big fish reported out of Sabrina. Lots of limits caught and a few trophy Alpers. Don Parsons, Corona, caught a 4-8 rainbow on a yellow Roostertail. South Lake bite has been wide open with easy limits being caught at inlets. Nightcrawlers, Power Baits, salmon eggs, lures, and bubble and fly all good bets. Intake II is getting hammered by anglers and slow to fair. North Lake clear, but fishing is tough. The Wild Trout stretch of the Owens has been slow with ripping flows up to 700 cfs. The Owens River gorge above Pleasant Valley has been good for fly anglers. Mosquito behind bubble is also working for spin fishermen. For more information, contact Culver's at 760-872- 8361 or Brock's at 760-872-3581.
BIG PINE TO LONE PINE AREA: Diaz Lake is fair. Georges, Independence, Lone Pine, Sheperds, Symmes, and Tuttle were all planted this week. For more information, contact the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce at 760-876-4444.
LAKE ISABELLA: Excellent trout action with most from 1-0 to 2-0 and some bigger with fish caught by trollers. Nightcrawlers working best for bait fishermen. Nicole Rodriguez, Bakersfield, caught a 3-0 trout on shrimp. There continues to be a very good catfish bite at the dam on Sonny's Catfish Bait and mackerel. Kyzeel Carr, Bakersfield, caught a 6-0 cat on meal worms. The bass bite is good on Senkos and plastics. Bluegill are fair on wax and meal worms. No crappie reported. For more information, contact Bob's Bait Bucket at 661-833-8657.
KERN RIVER: Flows still high on both upper and lower Kern. Upper river now fishable with salmon eggs, spinners and crickets. Lower river flows have decreased, but still at 3000 cfs, which makes it tough to fish. Spinners and nighcrawlers are best bets at the parks where flows are calmer. For more information, contact the James' Store at 760-376-2424.
AQUEDUCT NEAR TAFT: Stripers are the hot ticket here. Blood and lug worms are best bet with a lot of legal fish. Catfish action is also good on dip baits and anchioves. Also a very good bite on stripers in the Tupman area on the aqueduct with stripers to 20-0 reported. For more information, contact Bob's Bait Bucket at 661-833-8657. Bluegill and carp bite good. Upcoming events: Catfish derby throughout the entire month of July. Contact Bob's Bait Bucket for information at 661-833-8657.
HART PARK LAKE: The warm weather has really turned on the bluegill bite with nice stringers of fish coming out on wax worms. Crappie spotty. Bass have slowed but a few are showing on nightcrawlers. TRUXTUN LAKE: The bluegill and carp bites are both good. Lots of bluegill on wax and meal worms, while carp are best on dough baits. Smallmouth bass action has been best on plastics, nightcrawlers, and live minnows. MING LAKE: Closed until October.
BRIGHT LAKE: Good trout action on Power Bait and nightcrawlers. Many limits from 7-0 to 8-0 were reported with fish to 2-8 reported. No crappie reported.
BUENA VISTA LAKES: The bluegill action is very good on wax and meal worms. Catfish action excellent with some quality fish over 8-0 showing on shad, Sonny's Dip Bait, and mackerel. For more fishing information, call the concession at 661-763-1268 or contact Bob's Bait Bucket at 661-833-8657.
WOLLOMES LAKE: Fair to good bass action on Senkos. The bluegill bite is really starting to break wide open on wax and meal worms. Some decent cats being caught on mackerel and shad.
SUCCESS LAKE: Bluegill bite is fair up in the North Fork area. Nightcrawlers best. Bass action is fair under the bridge and on main lake points. For more information, call the marina at 559-781-2078.
KAWEAH LAKE: The bass bite has remained very good with 16- to 17-inch bass being reported. Top bass was a 6-1, caught by Ryan Bessey, 14, Fresno, on topwater popper off the shoreline. Trout are good at the head of the lake in deeper waters on nightcrawlers. Bluegill also good on meal, wax and red worms. For more information, call the marina at 559-597-2526.
CENTRAL COAST LAKES
SAN ANTONIO: The smallmouth and largemouth bass bite is good all over the lake, but especially from Harris Creek and off the north shore. Lots of striper action on anchovies. Most action reported from midnight to 3 a.m. Catfish fair during the late afternoon. Little daytime action. No crappie or bluegill reported this week. For more information, call 805-472-2818.
SANTA MARGARITA: The trout bite is still pretty decent and the bass bite continues to be fair to good. Bluegill and crappie action also fair to good. No catfish reports. Most trout being caught on worms and Kastmaster in deep water, and bass are best on Senkos. Crappie biting on jigs and worms. The marina store is open Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, call the marina 805-438-1522. NACIMIENTO: Spotted bass and crappie are good with the spotties boiling on shad in a good topwater bite. White bass are also good, biting on white Roostertails, jigs and plastic worms. Crappie fair on white jigs with most fish 3/4-pounders. For more information, call 805-238-1056, or log on at www.nacimientoresort.com. LOPEZ: Everything seems to be biting. Bass to 3-0 are fair to good with most action on nightcrawlers and meal worms. Nice-sized trout to 2-0 are also showing on meal worms and nightcrawlers. The bluegill bite is fair, while the redear bite is good on jigs and nightcrawlers. Big three-inch red worms are also working for both. Crappie bite remains good. For more information call the marina at 805-489-1006.
TROUT PLANTS Barring adverse weather, water or road conditions, the following lakes and streams, listed by county, will be restocked the week of June 26, 2006 with catchable-size rainbow trout from the Department of Fish and Game hatcheries:
LOS ANGELES: Jackson Lake.
RIVERSIDE: Fulmor Lake, Hemet Lake, Strawberry Creek.
SAN BERNARDINO: Arrowbear Lake, Big Bear Lake, Green Valley Lake, Gregory Lake, Jenks Lake, Miller Canyon Creek, Santa Ana River, Santa Ana River (South Fork).
SAN DIEGO: Cyamaca Lake, Doane Pond. INYO: Baker Creek, Big Pine Creek, Bishop Creek (Lower, Middle, South Forks), Bishop Creek (Intake II), Georges Creek, Goodale Creek, Independence Creek, Lake Sabrina, Lone Pine Creek, North Lake, Owens River (Laws Bridge downstream to Steward Lane and below Tinnemaha), Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Rock Creek Lake, Sheperds Creek, South Lake, Symmes Creek, Taboose Creek, Tinnemaha Creek, Tuttle Creek.
MONO: Buckeye Creek, Convict Creek, Convict Lake, Ellery Lake, Grant Lake, Green Creek, Gull Lake, June Lake, Lee Vining Creek, Lee Vining Creek (South Fork), Little Walker Lake, Little Walker River, Lundy Lake, Mammoth Creek, Mamie Lake, Mary Lake, McGee Creek, Mill Creek, Owens River (Benton Crossing Road), Reversed Creek, Robinson Creek, Rock Creek (Section 1 and Section 2), Rush Creek, Sherwin Creek, Silver Lake, Swauger Creek, Tioga Lake, Trumble Lake, Twin Lake (Lower Bridgeport and Upper Bridgeport), Twin Lakes Mammoth, Virginia Creek, Virginia Lake (Lower and Upper), West Walker River (Section 2), West Walker River (Section 3).
FRESNO: Big Creek (Huntington), Dinkey Creek, Kings River below Pine Flat Dam, Mono Creek, Portal Forebay, Rancheria Creek, San Joaquin River below Friant Dam, San Joaquin River-South Fork (Mono Hot Springs and Jackass Meadow), Tamarack Creek, Tenmile Creek (Upper), Ward Lake. KERN: Alder Creek (Greenhorn Mtns. Area), Cedar Creek (Greenhorn Mtns. Area), Kern River (KR No. 3 to Riverside Park, Kernville).
MADERA: Big Creek, Chiquito Creek (Lower and West Fork), Corrine Lake, Lewis Creek, Manzanita Lake, Nelder Creek, Rock Creek, Willow Creek (North Fork).
MERCED: Merced River from McSwain Dam to Merced Falls.
STANISLAUS: Turlock Reservoir.
TULARE: Balch Park Lake (Upper and Lower), Big Meadow Creek, Bone Creek (Lloyd Meadow Road), Deer Creek (CA Hot Sprints), Dry Meadow Creek (Lloyd Meadow Road), Freeman Creek, Kern River (Fairview Dam to Falling Waters Lodge and Brush Creek to Fairview Dam) Kern River, South Fork (Kennedy Meadows), Nobe Young Creek (Lloyd Meadow Road), Peppermint Creek, Poso Creek (Posey), Redwood Lake (Hedrick Pond), Stoney Creek, Tule River North Fork of Middle Fork (Wishon Campground), Tule River South Fork of Middle Fork (Camp Nelson and Ceder Slopes), White River (Pine Flat Area).
TUOLUMNE: Beardsley Reservoir, Cherry Valley Reservoir, Deadman Creek, Herring Creek, Lyons Canal, Moccasin Creek, Pinecrest Lake (Strawberry Lake), Powerhouse Stream, Stanislaus River (Clarks, Middle, North and South forks), Tuolumne River (Middle, North and South forks).
CATFISH PLANTS No DFG catfish plants this week.
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