•Date of Fishing Report: 7/18/23                                   

 •Best Bait:   Shrimp, Mackerel, and Nightcrawlers 

•Dates Covered on This Fishing Report:  7/3/23 – 7/18/23 

•Weather Conditions:  Hot weather (approx. 85-101˚) and cool nights (approx. 63-70˚). We’ve had many clear days, along with some windy days. 

 •Water Temperature: 78˚, Water Level: 100% normal, Clarity: Cloudy  

•Last Stock: Catfish (1,000 LBS):  Friday, 7/14/23 

•Next Stock: Catfish (1,000 LBS) and Tilapia (500 LBS): Friday, 7/21/23 

•Hatchery: Pacific Aquafarms, Niland, CA (Catfish & Tilapia) 

•Average Size:  Most 2-3 pounds.  Several caught were in the 6-10LB range.  

•Top Spots of the Week:  North Shore, Finger Cove, and Grassy Bank 


🔥Samuel Navarette, from San Bernardino, towed in this 8.5LB TANK of a catfish over on Grassy Bank, using mackerel. 

🔥Juan, from Pomona, pulled out a HUGE mudcat, weighing in at 7.94LB using shrimp on Sandy Point. 

🔥Robert Oiona, from Fontana, reeled in this BIG 7.7LB catfish using shrimp on North Shore. 

🔥John O’Brian, from Oak Hills, filled a stringer with 4 catfish, using shrimp on Sandy Point. 

🔥Alan Aguilar, from Apple Valley, landed a great-sized catfish, weighing 6.6LB on North Shore. 

🔥Erich and Jace Liggett, who came ALL the way from Idaho, caught a nice stringer of catfish on North Shore using shrimp. One of them being Jace’s first fish ever! Way to go, Jace! 

🔥David McCarthy, with the help of his wife, Katherine McCaleb, caught 5 catfish and 1 tilapia on Sandy Point using mealworms! 

🔥Jeffery Wright caught a nice 6.6LB catfish over on North Shore. 

🔥Mike Vega, from Victorville, hauled out these absolute RIVER MONSTERS, weighing in at 6.5, 7.8, and 10.4 pounds!! Mike caught these great-sized catfish using shrimp on North Shore. 

🔥Jose Lopez, from Hesperia, reeled in a beautiful 5.8LB Catfish using a shrimp on Grassy Bank.