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Irvine Lake Recent Catches

Recent Catch
May 19, 2015
Local guide and expert, Capt. Don Spencer, with a huge Blue Catfish caught and immediately released.

Angler Chronicles is filming this week for an upcoming episode on FOX Sports West Television (HD).

10,000 pounds of quality catfish to be stocked prior to the catfish opener on June 5.

First King of the Cats qualifier is the Catfish Kickoff Tournament, June 6.

Recent Catch
May 16, 2015
The big hit of the Scout O Rama was "Scout" the catfish. All the kids came to visit and got a chance to touch a live catfish. Dave holds Scout for all the kids to feel.

Recent Catch
May 16, 2015
Matt Taylor of Lake Forest caught and released this 8.76lb Largemouth Bass while fishing a 10" Berkley Power Worm Texas rigged while fishing the Santiago Flats.

Recent Catch
May 9, 2015
Charles A. of Orange had a great day on the water today catching and releasing these two quality Largemouth Bass while fishing the storm front

Recent Catch
May 9, 2015
Anthony Magno of Mission Viejo nails this 5.35lb Nebraska Tailwalker while fishing a nightcrawler in Boat Dock Cove. The cooler temperatures and rain brought the fish back up into the shallows. Trout fishing is still good for those chasing them.

Recent Catch
May 9, 2015
Director Marlon Meade and the Pro Team teach the Scouts on tackle, technique and bait.

Recent Catch
May 9, 2015
Director Marlon Meade teaches the kids on the different species of fish at Irvine Lake.

Recent Catch
May 9, 2015
Big Scout O Rama smiles. This is a huge event with thousands of Scouts coming in from all over the Orange County area.

Recent Catch
May 8, 2015
Charles A of Orange used a Lucky Craft crankbait to catch this nice size Common Carp.

Recent Catch
May 2, 2015

Marlon Meade of the Irvine Lake/Berkley Pro Team put Pack 579 of Orange on the Catfish today while fishing the Kids Lagoon.

Recent Catch
May 1, 2015
Junior angler Matthew Veloz had a great time fishing the Catfish in the main lake with his dad Leonard and family friend Harold Adams today at Irvine Lake

Recent Catch
Apr 29, 2015
Marc Neflas of Big Bass Dreams is pictured here with a 5.5lb Largemouth Bass he caught and released while fishing a Rago SKT swimmer near Sierra Cove.

Recent Catch
Apr 29, 2015
Bill Cambell of Orange used a 6in Wallbanger Custom Worm to catch and release this 8.5lb Largemouth Bass.

Recent Catch
Apr 29, 2015

Marc Neflas of Big Bass Dreams had a great day on the water catching and releasing this 9.0lb Largemouth Bass on a Rago SKT Swimmer near Crawdad Point. This was after the 5.5lb allready posted.

Recent Catch
Apr 29, 2015
Nick Holguin of Santa Ana lands this 5.8lb Rainbow Trout while fishing Boat Dock Cove with a Berkley Mice tail.

Recent Catch
Apr 26, 2015
Lance Cleary ot Tustin used a Power Mouse combo to land this 4.25lb Brown Trout in Boat Dock Cove

Recent Catch
Apr 26, 2015
Ron Nowak of Trabuco Canyon also used a Berkley Mice Tail in Boat Dock Cove to land this 6.75lb Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Apr 25, 2015
3 1/2yr old Levi Wright is all smiles after landing this 4.5lb Rainbow Trout while fishing on for the first time on his dads Wes Wrights boat. Levi made the catch while fishing his Buzz Lightyear rod!
The smile on Levi's face says it all!

Recent Catch
Apr 25, 2015

Rich Richardson of Long Beach nailed this 2.0lb Brown Trout while fishing Boat Dock Cove.

Recent Catch
Apr 25, 2015
Tony Williams of Bite On put his product to good use nailing this 8.95, 7.10 and 6.55lb Tailwalkers while fishing a nightcrawler doused in Bite On Roe while float tubing Boat Dock Cove.

Recent Catch
Apr 25, 2015
Lunkers galore!
Tony Williams of Bite On found the big ones today while float tubing Boat Dock Cove.
Photo Curtosey of Rich Richardson.

Recent Catch
Apr 24, 2015
Jeff Retser of Orange caught and released this 10lb Largemouth Bass while drop shotting a robo worm.

Recent Catch
Apr 24, 2015
Wes Wright and Allen Rudd put the smackdown to the big Rainbow Trout while trolling mid lake yesterday. This 50lb stringer was topped by a 8lb Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Apr 15, 2015
Marc Neflas of Big Bass Dreams caught and relased this 6lb Largemouth Bass while fishing a Savage Gear Glide bait

Recent Catch
Apr 12, 2015
The kids from Serrano Elementry and Villa Park Elementry had a great day in the Lagoon fishing with the Pro Team.

Recent Catch
Apr 12, 2015
Showing Dad Up!
14yr old Stevie Duncan, daughter of 2015 Masters Champion, is pictured here with the 11.25lb Rainbow Trout she caught this morning while fishing with her dad in Sierra Cove. Stevie was fishing the same rig, a Chunkin Duncan (double wacky rig Power worm) dipped in Bite On Garlic that won her dad the Masters yesterday!
Guess the apple does not fall far from the tree!

Recent Catch
Apr 12, 2015
Jeff Ford of La Habra caugt this 10.0 Rainbow Trout while fishing Powerbait at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Apr 12, 2015
Frank Carrilo of Santa Ana used a Nitro Worm in Sierra Cove to land this 9.6lb Brown Trout and 6.15lb Rainbow Trout.
4/12/15

Recent Catch
Apr 12, 2015
Kevin Jaimeson of Booyaa caught and released this 8lb Largemouth Bass while fishing a custom hand poured creature bait.

Recent Catch
Apr 11, 2015
Dusty Faiello of Long Beach is all smiles after landing this 5.50lb Brown Trout he caught while fishing a pink and white mice tail at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Apr 11, 2015
Phoenix of Moorepark caught this 9.35lb Rainbow Trout while fishing the Lagoon with Powerbait

Recent Catch
Apr 11, 2015
Tuan Grimaldo of Long Beach caught this 9.8lb Rainbow Trout while fishing the West Shore with Rainbow Powerbait.

Recent Catch
Apr 11, 2015
Nick Vega and David Bingy of Garden Grove found the Channel Catfish to be biting today in boat dock cove. They had a 10 fish stringer that tipped the scales to 65lbs while fishing Mackeral

Recent Catch
Apr 11, 2015
Steve "Bugman" Duncan of Lake Elisnore is pictured here with his 7.05lb Rainbow Trout he caught on the Chunkin Duncan Rig (double wacky rigged power worm) dipped in Bite On Garlic

Recent Catch
Apr 10, 2015
Rich Richardson of Long Beach was pre fishing for the Masters Invitational and caught this 6.85lb Rainbow Trout while fishing a Kastmaster at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Apr 10, 2015
Rick Chance of Irvine was also pre fishing for the Masters Invitational when this 7.75lb Rainbow Trout bit his trolled offering.
The QUALITY fish are on the chew the last few days.

Recent Catch
Apr 10, 2015
Kelli McManus of San Pedro checks in this 8lb Common Carp she caught while dropshotting a nightcrawler while fishing for Trout.

Recent Catch
Apr 9, 2015
Sarah Ross of Murietta used a Red Thomas Bouyant to check in this 8.5lb Tailwalker at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Apr 9, 2015
Rick Chance of Irvine nailed this 6.10lb Rainbow Trout while trolling a Lucky Craft by the dam.

Recent Catch
Apr 9, 2015
Sid Greenly of Fountain Valley used a Kastmaster at the West Shore to fool this 8.80lb Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Apr 9, 2015
This 10lb Largemouth Bass was caught and released by this lucky angler ,Pat Farino , while fishing with guide Don Spencer @ www.donfishon.com. She was fishing a drop shotted Margarita Mutilator Roboworm in the Flats.

Recent Catch
Apr 8, 2015
Carl Persing of Lakewood used a broken back Rapala on the troll in Boat Dock Cove to fool this 5.75lb Rainbow.

Recent Catch
Apr 8, 2015
Jim Hass of Seal Beach caught a 7.4lb Rainbow Trout while trolling a Pink Flickershad in Boat Dock Cove but also caught a 1.35lb Sierra Snow Trout to earn him a free pass thanks to the Blind Bogie giveaway!

Recent Catch
Apr 7, 2015
William Hoefft of Fullerton is all smiles after landing this 7.15lb Tailwalker while fishing a mice tail in Sierra Cove

Recent Catch
Apr 7, 2015
Chuck Mallory of Lakewood used a Pink Flickershad on the troll in Boat Dock Cove to nail this 5.9lb Rainbow and 5.4lb Tailwalker.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Jaime and Joshua Robles had an awesome Spring Break at the Vine.
11.8 Brown and 1.6 rainbow caught on Mini jigs West Shore area.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Bammmmm! Jaime Robles of Moreno Valley lands a 11.8 huge brown on a mini jig.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Jim Thorpe of Laguna Woods 9.25 Tailwalker. The fish was caught on a Kastmaster West Shore.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
David Rochin of Fullerton with a Tail Walker weighing in at 10.85 caught on a minnow at Sierra Cove

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Mike Devereaux of Rancho Santa Margarita 6.10 rainbow caught at the dam on a night crawler.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Todd Kuchur of Lake Forest 4.65 Tail Walker caught on a n/c - garlic powerbait combo near the dam.

Recent Catch
Apr 6, 2015
Rick and Robert Mitchell with a nice 11.10 lb stringer including a 6.9 kicker. They caught their fish trolling flickershads at the dam.

Recent Catch
Apr 5, 2015
Rudy Montelongo of Santa Ana drifted a nightcrawler at the bouy line to catch this 7.5lb Rainbow Trout

Recent Catch
Apr 5, 2015
A mini jig at the West Shore landed this 13.0 Tailwalker for Dean Lusk of Lake Forest.

Recent Catch
Apr 5, 2015
Todd Kuchar and Dean Lusk had a phenomonial day at the West Shore landing these three fish that checked in at 13.0, 6.5, and 4.2lbs while fishing mice tails and mini jigs.

Recent Catch
Apr 4, 2015
Johnny Borjas of Little Rock checks in this 1.75lb Rainbow Trout from the West Shore on Powerbait.

Recent Catch
Apr 4, 2015
Russell Shao caught this 7.65lb Rainbow Trout while trolling leadcore line at the Dam.

Recent Catch
Apr 4, 2015
Frank Chavez of South Gate checks in a 7.7lb Tailwalker, a 6.35lb Rainbow Trout and a 5.45lb Rainbow Trout while fishing Boat Dock Cove with a nightcrawler

Recent Catch
Apr 3, 2015
Dominic Sanchez of Santa Fe Springs checks in this 6.75lb Rainbow Trout caught from the West Shore on a Mice Tail

Recent Catch
Mar 31, 2015
Shane and Christian Aguilera had a fun filled Spring Break fishing at the lake with their dad. They both did well catching a 1.70 and a 3.6 at Sierra Cove. Good job fellas.

Recent Catch
Mar 31, 2015
Moris and Louise Sutliff enjoyed a nice Spring Day on the lake and as an added bonus checked in their 19.75 stringer along with a 4.35 lb tailwalker kicker.

Recent Catch
Mar 31, 2015
The Vasquez family of Corona found just the right spot off the west shore. The family checked in a 22.30 lb stringer including some Sierra Snows.

Recent Catch
Mar 29, 2015
Britteny Hammond of Riverside lands this beautiful 4.20 lb brown. Pretty Brittany caught the brown on a night crawler at boat dock cove.

Recent Catch
Mar 29, 2015
Karl and Brittany checked in their 10.7 limit including Brittany's 4.2 brown kicker.

Recent Catch
Mar 29, 2015
The Catfish are still on the Chew!
Jody and Joey Arballo check in with a 28.65 lb stringer of channel catfish. The big cats were caught at boat dock cove on mackaral.

Recent Catch
Mar 29, 2015
Eric Hagen of Santa Ana lands a huge 9.35 Rainbow trout trolling needle fish off the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Mar 26, 2015
Raul Varela of Downey checks in this 14.1lb Rainbow Trout he caught while fishing the West Shore with a nightcrawler.

Recent Catch
Mar 26, 2015
Gabriel and James Martinez of Whittier are having a stellar day at the lake as you can see from the photo. Gabriel Martinez was casting a SC Shiner from shore to nail his 8.4lb Rainbow Trout while James opted to use a white mini jig to land his 8.8lb Rainbow.

Recent Catch
Mar 22, 2015
KFGS - did real well on the troll: 2 Nebraska Tailwalkers , 2 Browns, 2 Rainbows for a halfday trip of trolling Fullerton School Districts Super Intendant Robert Pletka and associate Paul on some vacation time.

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015

Orange County's most educational and successful fishing program hands down. This is the 16th year running for the Orang County chapter.
Special Thank you to
Marlon Meade
Dave Young
Brian "Giggles" Ray
Bob Halal
and Mr David Yankauskas

Also a big thank you to all the sponsers:
Owner Hooks, Berkley Fishing

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Marlon Meade giving instructions to the future anglers of fishing on proper use strike indicators and setting the hook

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
The Irvine Lake Pro Team put 190 kids thought the kids lagoon and Catch Out Pond today. Fun times at the Irvine Lake Lagoon.

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Another shot of Gregory Wood's 6.25lb Rainbow Trout he caught while fishing the Kids Lagoon with Orange Powerbait

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Two dandy Snow Trout for Serop Karchikyan. Both fish where in the 2.0lb Class

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Ronnie Jaime caught this 5.35lb Rainbow Trout earning him 1st place in todays tournament

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Beautiful Brown Trout

Recent Catch
Mar 21, 2015
Scott Noseworthy of Orange is pictured here with his 5.00lb Tailwalker caught in Sierra Cove on a Trout King mini jig in the Goby pattern. This fish earned Scott 2ndplace in todays derby

Recent Catch
Mar 20, 2015
Dan Grant of Corona checks in this very impressive Crappie while fishing a mini jig near the marina area.

Recent Catch
Mar 20, 2015
Seth Mostero of Long Beach caught and released this chunky Largemouth Bass while fishing a Spinnerbait in some flooded vegetation.

Recent Catch
Mar 20, 2015
Eddie Williams of Bite On Fish Attractants checks in this 2.0lb Snow Trout while fishing Garlic Powerbait dipped in Bite On Garlic.

Recent Catch
Mar 20, 2015
Wes Wright shows off his impressive limit of Trout he caught today while float tubing the lake. He caught a Rainbow, Brown, Tailwalker and a Snow Trout! A Irvine Lake Grand Slam!!!!

Recent Catch
Mar 13, 2015
Larry Zimmerman of Chino just landed this 15.45lb Tailwalker while trolling a Pink Flickershad at the West Shore. The HUUUUUUUUUGGGGGEEEEE Tailwalker took all but 20yds of line off Larry's spool and he was forced to chase down the big Trout. He eventually landed it after a 45minutte battle

Recent Catch
Dec 5, 2014
Brittany Cuba of Corona checks in this 3.65lb Rainbow Trout she caught at the West Shore while fishing with her dad. Brittany's used Rainbow Powerbait to make the catch.

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