Location

CA
United States
35° 45' 27.0648" N, 118° 25' 17.0976" W
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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

The Kern River has been fair to good for trout with weekly plants in sections 4 through 6, and all sections are getting trout this week. The number of fish planted is still down from previous years, but the quality appears to be up. Best bite on the planted trout has been spinners with higher water flows this week. The bite is tougher on bait like crickets and salmon eggs. For fly anglers, the bite is fair to good, especially in the upper river near Johnsondale Bridge for wild fish with a major crane fly hatch lasting all day and an afternoon blue-wing olive hatch with some surface trout activity. The lower river is still low and the bite is slow on species other than planted trout. A few bass and catfish are starting to show as water temperatures rise. Information: Kern River Fly Shop 760-376-2040 (or www.kernriverflyfishing.com) or Gateway Market 760-376-2424. 

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

The Kern River has been just fair to good with weekly plants in sections 4 through 6, and all sections getting trout last week and next week. The number of fish planted is still down from previous years, but the quality appears to be up. Best bite on the planted trout has been on crickets and salmon eggs. The action has continued to be fair to good for fly anglers on the upper river near Johnsondale Bridge for wild fish with a major crane fly hatch lasting all day and an afternoon blue-wing olive hatch with some surface trout activity. The lower river is still low and the bite is slow on species other than planted trout. A few bass are starting to show as water temperatures rise. Flows are still around 1,700 cfs going into Isabella and 400 cfs coming out. Information: Kern River Fly Shop 760-376-2040 (or www.kernriverflyfishing.com) or Gateway Market 760-376-2424.

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

The Kern River has been just fair to good with weekly plants in sections 4 through 6, and all sections getting trout this week.  The number of fish planted is still down from previous years, but the quality appears to be up. Best bite on the planted trout has been on crickets and salmon eggs. The action has continued to be fair to good for fly anglers on the upper river near Johnsondale Bridge for wild fish with a major crane fly hatch last all day and an afternoon blue-wing olive hatch with some actividy. The lower river is very low and the bite is slow on species other than planted trout. A few bass are starting to show as water temperatures rise. Flows are still around 750 cfs going into Isabella and 300 cfs coming out. Information: Kern River Fly Shop 760-376-2040 (or www.kernriverflyfishing.com) or Gateway Market 760-376-2424. 

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