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CURRENT FISH REPORT 9-12-16

BIG CATS STILL ON THE CHEW AT SARL
Here are the recent top 3 catches at Santa Ana River Lakes.  Russ Carr of Canyon Lake caught a 16 pound catfish from a boat in the middle of the Big Lake fishing with mackerel.russ-carr-16-pound-cat-at-sarl  Arnold Turner of Whittier caught and released a 11 pound catfish using a shrimp & marshmallow combo fishing at “The Road”.arnold-turner-11-pound-catfish-at-sarl  Dan Freeman of Fontana caught 7 catfish totaling 17 pounds, his largest at 5 pounds using mackerel from his float tub in the Big Lake.dan-freeman-with-7-catfish-at-sarl

 

Frank M with 22 pound catfish at SARL
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CURRENT FISH REPORT 8-15-16

22 POUND CATFISH CAUGHT & RELEASED AT SARL
Frank Mancra of L.A. caught and released a 22 pound 8 ounce catfish using mackerel, float tubing in the middle of the Big Lake fishing with mackerel.Frank M with 22 pound catfish at SARL  Frank’s prize catch was released safely back into our trophy catch and release only Catfish Lake.  Santiago Palacios of W. Covina fished most of the weekend including overnight and ended up with 21 fish, mostly tilapia but a few catfish totaling 50 pounds.Santiago P with big tilapia at SARL  Santiago largest tilapia was 3 pounds and he was using night-crawlers from shore at the Bubble Hole.  Rick Kizzee of Los Angeles caught 3 big catfish totaling 22 pounds, his largest ca weighed in at 8 pounds.  Rick was float tubing 100 yards from the Boat Dock fishing with mackerel. Rick K with 3 big cats at SARL
Judith M with her big 17 pound cat at sarl
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CURRENT FISH REPORT 7/25/16

BIG CATS CHECKED IN AT SARL
The recent hot weather has certainly turned on the big cat bite here at Santa Ana River Lakes.  Super cats giving float tube rides has been the theme lately here at SARL.  Many double digit catfish have been checked in over the last couple weeks most caught from float tube fisherman.  Judith Macias caught and released a 17 pound 4 ounce catfish using mackerel fishing in the Big Lake.Judith M with her big 17 pound cat at sarl  Judith was fishing from a float tube and released her big cat back into the Catfish Lake. Steve Rochin with his 16 pound cat at sarl Dave & Steve Rochin (brothers) of Fullerton each caught a 16 pound 8 ounce (two 16 pound 8 ounce catfish) fishing from float tube in the Big Lake using Whoopass mackerel. The Rochin brothers both released their catches back into the Catfish Lake.  David Rochin with his 16 pound cat at sarlDave Rochin did it again a few days later, this time a 9 pound catfish using the same setup in the Big Lake.  Jose Botello of Fullerton caught a 14 pound 12 ounce using mackerel from a float tube in the Big Lake.Jose Botello with his 14 pund cat at sarl  Victor Anaya of Riverside caught a 14 pound blue catfish from a float tube kicking in the big lake using shrimp.  Kevin Salgado of Hesperia caught a 10 pound 4 ounce catfish using mackerel fishing at the Bubble Hole. 
Santiago P with 14 tilapia at SARL
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CURRENT FISH REPORT 7/6/16

CATFISH & TILAPIA ARE ON THE CHEW AT SANTA ANA RIVER LAKES
Santiago Palacio of West Covina fished the regular day session, then did a turn around overnight 24 hour session and ended up with 14 big tilapia totaling 27 pounds.Santiago P with 14 tilapia at SARL Santiago’s largest tilapia weighed in at 3 pounds 2 ounces using nightcrawlers at the Boat Dock.  Jose Rivera of Rialto caught 4 big catfish totaling 14 pounds, his largest was 6 pounds 8 ounces using shrimp & mackerel at the Bubble Hole.Jose Rivera with his 2 biggest cats  Khole & Michael Kraskouskas of Orange caught 14 fish, a mixture of catfish & tilapia totaling 25 pounds using nightcrawlers at Levitz corner.
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