Tips for Bass Fishing in Southern California

By knowing a few of the tips that the natives of Southern California have learned over the years, you’ll have a good start that will help you be more productive when fishing for bass if you’re new to the state or just visiting. You can use the tips listed above even if you’ve been living here awhile. You can never have too many tips because part of becoming a good angler is trying new things.

Before going fishing in Southern California you need to be dressed appropriately. Wear comfortable clothing and a good pair of shoes. Take along some sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat to help keep you from getting sunburned. It’s also a good idea to have some beverages and snacks so you don’t have to call it an early day because you’re getting hungry or thirsty. These things can help to make your fishing trip more enjoyable.

Some of most well-known lakes in California include Big Bear Lake, Lake Dixon, Lake Skinner, Lake Hodges, Corona Lake, Silverwood Lake and Castaic Lake. There are many other places where you can fish for bass but these will provide you with a good starting point if you’re new to the area.

You can also use fishing reports to help gather information about the area. These are provided by experienced anglers who know the area and they can provide you with a lot of important information. For example, you can learn which locations are the most productive, which baits are working the best and even when the bass are being the most aggressive.

The more experience you have the better angler you’ll become. Therefore, it’s recommended that you get out on the water and go fishing every chance you get. Each day will be a new learning experience and a new exciting adventure. Enjoy bass fishing in Southern California.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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