Location

CA
United States
35° 40' 6.4344" N, 118° 26' 32.028" W
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

Continued light fishing pressure, with a handful of reports for catfish and a few crappie, which are suspended in big schools in 15 to 25 feet of water. The cats have been best jumbo meal worms, shad, or clams. No other reports. The lake level continues to come up. It is now at 61 percent of capacity. The Kern River flow coming in varied from a low of 2,500 cfs last week to around 3,500 cfs this week at Kernville. The outflow was around 3,300 cfs Tuesday, nearly double last week’s flow. For fishing information: Bob’s Bait 661-833-8657 or www.bobsbaitbucket.com or North Fork Marina at 760-376-1812.

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

Very light fishing pressure, with a handful of reports for catfish and a few crappie. The cats have been best jumbo meal worms, shad, or clams. No other reports. The lake level continues to come up. It is now at nearly 57 percent of capacity. It has not been at this capacity since 2011, and it has not been at this level in February since 1997. The gates are under waters and Rabbit Island is back to being an island. The Kern River flow coming in varied from 10,700 cfs last week to around 3,000 cfs this week at Kernville. The outflow was around 1,850 cfs Tuesday, up from 800 cfs a week ago. For fishing information: Bob’s Bait 661-833-8657 or www.bobsbaitbucket.com or North Fork Marina at 760-376-1812.

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

Very light fishing pressure, but there have been a number of reports on crappie for anglers fishing small, live minnows. There have also been a few catfish on jumbo meal worms, shad, or clams. No other reports. The lake level continues to come up. It is now at 38 percent of capacity, up from six percent capacity last year this time. The Kern River flow coming in is 1,429 cfs and the flow going out is 913 cfs. 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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