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Irvine Lake Recent Catches

Recent Catch
Dec 21, 2014
Blind Bogie Bucks winner with a 1.10lb Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Steve Greenberg drove in from Thousand Oaks and caught this sweeet 5.55 lb Rainbow. Nice job Steve.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Dennis Nelson LIMITED out on Brown Trout today while fishing with Doug Bader. Dennis fish where all caught on a Rapala as well. His fish went 4.20, 3.60, 3.15, 2.95 and 2.70lbs respectively.
If you have never caught a Brown Trout or just love to catch them be sure to be throwing a minnow style bait or a Johnson Splinter as those two baits have hands down been the best lures for the Browns this season.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Doug Bader of Orange nailed this nice quartet of 3 Browns and a Rainbow while fishing the West Shore with a Rapala. The Browns went 3.90, 3.50, and 2.70 while the Rainbow tipped the scales to 4.60.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Christmas Spirit Rainbows!!
Ethan and Aiden Jimenez of Paramount hit the flats with Powerbait for these two nice sized Rainbows that weighed over 2lbs each. The Junior anglers had a blast as they are on Christmas Break and catching fish.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Bryan Estes of Burbank lands on 2.80lb earning himself $50.00 in big bogie dollars.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
The B line Jig crew had a great day on the water today as they found the fish to be biting the jigs very well.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Kelli McManus of San Pedro had a great day at the lake catching these three quality Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Rob "Forrest" Russo of Huntington Beach caught this beautiful 4.5lb Brown Trout while fishing a Johnson Splinter at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Bo Chuon of Long Beach caught this amazing 5.55lb Brown Trout while fishing a Thomas Buoyant at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Mike Trunk of Orange found the fish to be biting the troll at mid lake with this impressive creel of fish which included a 4.95lb Rainbow, 4.05lb Rainbow and a 3.15lb Brown Trout.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Taylor Knowlnes of Costa Mesa nailed this 4.80lb Brown Trout while trolling a Flickershad mid lake.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Glenn Cassale of Trabuco Canyon hits the blind bogie bucks with this 1.10lb Rainbow Trout.

Recent Catch
Dec 20, 2014
Kevin Kearns of Fullerton also hits the blind bogie big bucks with this 1.10lb Rainbow Trout

Recent Catch
Dec 19, 2014
Stephen Appelby of Corona is one of the first to win Holiday Bogie bucks today. 1.10 lb rainbow earned in $25 !! Congratulations!

Recent Catch
Dec 19, 2014

David Thopmson was the first angler to land on the weights posted in the blind bogie bucks! His 1.10lb Rainbow Trout earned him $25.00.

Recent Catch
Dec 15, 2014
Kyle Walker of Corona caught and released this 30lb Blue Catfish today at Irvine Lake fishing midlake with a chunk of Mackeral. Congratulations on the Lunker Catfish.

Recent Catch
Dec 15, 2014
Donny Spencer caught and released this 11lb Largemouth Bass today while fishing a Norman DD 22 in a crawdad pattern. Donny was fishing the Santiago Flats area when the big Bass bit.

Recent Catch
Dec 11, 2014
Kent Smith local boy from Long Beach checks in this beautiful 10 lb bass before safely releasing the bass to be caught another day.

Recent Catch
Dec 10, 2014
Ron Engelenburg of Valencia had a great fishing day, he weighed in his stringer which included a 3.8, 3.5 and 2.6 brown and a 2 rainbows.
He used Kastmasters and jointed Rapalas to catch his limit.

Recent Catch
Dec 10, 2014
Tim and Pedro Medeiros of Long Beach checked in a limit of fat cats weighing in at 24.75 lbs.

Recent Catch
Dec 10, 2014
Jose Chavarin of Long Beach also weighed in some cats and got a kiss from them too.

Recent Catch
Dec 10, 2014
Fouad Alsayeh drove in from Perris and the trip was well worth it. Fouad landed his first lunker ever with this beautiful rainbow weighing 8.10 lbs. Fouad caught the big bow at Trout Island. Congratulations!

Recent Catch
Dec 9, 2014
Chris catches a nice German Brown mid Lake.

Recent Catch
Dec 7, 2014
A group of tribe members from the Broken Lance Indian Guides with their first fish! Pictured with Pro Team director Marlon Meade.

Recent Catch
Dec 7, 2014
Aidan Johnson and Ryan Crosby did great on the troll with a 4.4 and 3.5 rainbows.

Recent Catch
Dec 6, 2014
Blake and Addyson Layman had a great time in the kids lagoon with Pro Team member Bob Halal. The fish were caught on mice tails. Good job kids.

Recent Catch
Dec 6, 2014
Dohnte Allison of Pacioma caught and released this 37lb Blue Catfish while fishing Mackeral today at Irvine Lake.

Recent Catch
Dec 6, 2014
Someone forgot to tell these two that it was a TROUT tournament!!!!!! Chris "Trollmeister Mayhem" Hagopian and Terry "Pontoon" Lairson found the lake's resident Channel Catfish to be biting and biting VERY well.

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.

Recent Catch
Dec 4, 2014
Carl Aguilera of Orange found out first hand that the Big Cats are still on the chew. Carl caught this nice 10 lb channel catfish on 2 lb test in Sierra Cove.

Recent Catch
Dec 3, 2014
Serop Karchiakayn of Burbank is pictured here with a 4.4lb Brown Trout he caught while casting a Gold Kastmaster from the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Dec 3, 2014
Here is the 15.5lb kicker fish that topped Jerry Garica's 29.7lb 3 fish stringer. The chunky Channel Cat was caught while fishing Trout Island with Mackeral.

Recent Catch
Dec 3, 2014
MEOW MEOW MEOW!!!!!!!!
With the recent rains the lakes resident Catfish have gone on the prowl!!! Jerry Garcia of Los Angeles landed this 29.7lb three fish stringer of Catfish while fishing Trout Island with Mac. Keep in mind after the rains the Catfish will generally bite very well especially anywhere there is water coming into the lake.

Recent Catch
Dec 1, 2014
Tim was using a jig dipped in Bite-ON Garlic to catch this beautiful brown.

Recent Catch
Dec 1, 2014
Tony Williams was using a lure dipped in Bite-ON Roe when he caught this brown beauty.

Recent Catch
Dec 1, 2014
Eddie Williams caught his brown on Bite-ON Garlic and a night crawler.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Olivia Fishman of Brentwood had a super fun day with her dad. She checked in her first trout for pics and she is all smiles.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Russell and Brenden Macias checked in their kickers. Russell caught a 3.85 Brown and a nice 3.95 Rainbow.
Brenden caught a 3.10 Brown. All the fish were caught on the Troll with a Firetiger

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Kelly Castaneda and Nollie Castaneda of Duarte checked in a beautiful stringer of browns and rainbows.
They had a great time at the Vine.
They dynamic duo reported that they caught all their fish on the troll with Gold Kastmasters mid lake.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Big Fish Catcher Mr. Don Chriswell was at it again checking in today with a 4.55 Brown and a 6.10 Lb Rainbow. Nice Job once again.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Cainon Rogers of Huntington Beach caught this chunky 6.70lb Rainbow Trout while trolling mid lake with a Rapala

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Steve Applebee of Corona caught two nice Steelhead that checked in at 5.50 and 4.00lbs while fishing the West Shore

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Santino Rubio had a incredible day at the lake as you can tell from the photograph. He had a 4.30 Brown, 3.80 Brown, 3.60 Rainbow and a 3.30lb Brown Trout.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Steve Chiason of Corona fished with Santino and managed these three nice Browns as well.

Recent Catch
Nov 28, 2014
Braeden Rittenhouse of Orange took this fine limit of Rainbow Trout while trolling the lake today with his family.

Recent Catch
Nov 26, 2014
Samantha Richardson, Brian Peterson and Brandon Peterson all caught really nice rainbows weighing in 3 1/2 lbs each. Way to go!

Recent Catch
Nov 21, 2014
Mike Gardiner of Ranch Santa Margarita checked in a 3 lb brown beauty caught mid lake on a mira shad. Nice Brown!

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Mark Blumberg came in from Simi Valley and caught this beautiful 8.50 rainbow while on his float tube around the West Shore Area. Mark caught the big bow using chartreuse powerbait dipped in garlic bite on.
Nice catch Mark!!

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Mark, Kyle, Tony and Pyro all went home with some nice fish. They had a limit weighing in at 20.90 lbs.
congrats fellas!

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Mike Conway of Los Angeles did a little fishing off the West Shore today and ended up with a nice 4.30 lb kicker and a stringer weighing in at 10.45. A good day of fishing.

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Mark Conway of LA poses with his 3 rainbows weighing a total of 10.45 lbs.

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Jackson Barton of Santa Clarita checked in this very nice 4.50 rainbow. The 12 yr old caught the big bow on chartreuse powerbait off the West Shore

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
The Barton Boys out fished their old dad with a 4.5 and 2.85 rainbow kickers.

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
The Barton Family with their Catch of the Day. Father Brian Barton said he got out fished by his boys today.

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Jeffrey Chodkowski of Chino and Michell Estrella of Chino had an awesome day with a 7.8 caught by Michelle and 3.75/3.50 caught by Jeffrey. The were float tubing off the west shore using peewee baits.

Recent Catch
Nov 19, 2014
Michelle lands her 7.80 rainbow kicker with a white pee wee bait off the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Nov 15, 2014
Leave it to Shimano Pro Staff member Scott Noseworthy to catch the fish of a lifetime on a day when he CAN NOT win anything!
Scott Noseworthy pro staff for Shimano and G Loomis checks in this AMAZING 8.85lb Brown Trout he caught while fishing a Trout King mini jig in the Goby pattern at the West Shore. Congratulations Scott on your first Trophy Brown Trout!

Recent Catch
Nov 14, 2014
Brad Reese of Villa Park and Dennis Reese of Lake Elisnore had a great day at the lake as you can tell with the BIG Browns. Brad caught the 6.5lb Brown and 3.12 Brown while his brother Dennis caught a 3.14 Brown. All of their fish where caught while fishing the West Shore with Crankbaits and Spoons.

Recent Catch
Nov 14, 2014
Matt Ikeda of Gardena used a Kastmaster with a Powerworm to land this 4.10lb Brown Trout while fishing the West Shore today at Irvine Lake.

Recent Catch
Nov 13, 2014
Joe Lepore of Sherman Oaks checks in this nice hookjaw Brown Trout he caught while casting a Mepps Firetiger spinner from the West Shore

Recent Catch
Nov 12, 2014
Chris Collup of Mission Viejo trolled into a sweet 5.09 lb rainbow on an orange sc shiner

Recent Catch
Nov 12, 2014
Luke Vanleays of Temecula had a great day with a 2.95 and 2.70 kicker rainbows. Both were caught on powerbait off the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Nov 9, 2014
Travis Guenther found the Brown Trout to be biting in a big way today! As he had LIMITS of Brown Trout today while casting a lime green Kastmaster at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Nov 9, 2014
Travis Guenther and his daughter Kailia Guenther display the six Brown Trout they caught today while casting Kastmasters at the West Shore

Recent Catch
Nov 9, 2014
Little Gabriela Torres was showing everyone how it is done with her 16.80lb stringer of Rainbow Trout she caught while fishing the West Shore with Garlic Powerbait. Oh and just in case anybody that is in the tournament is seeing this no need to panic as little Gabriela was NOT entered into the tournament.

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Travis Gunther poses with a beautiful Brown Trout he caught while fishing Power Bait at Rocky Point..

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Linda Elman and Chuck Ducot caught some nice Rainbows today and Linda earned some blind bogie money today.

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Scott Bruno checks in with this 5.05lb Rainbow Trout earning him 2nd place and $605.

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Tramel Kerr caught this nice 4.25lb Brown Trout today while float tubing the lake.

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Diana Cortez caught these three nice Rainbows while float tubing today. Diana also hooked into a estimated 7ft long Sturgeon that she fought for over 2hrs on 4lb test .. She eventually got broke off but we have video and stills of the fight being sent to us

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Matt Wong checked in this 4.65 Brown that earned him 8th place in todays tournament.

Recent Catch
Nov 8, 2014
Anthony Pendergrass is todays big winner with this 5.20lb Rainbow Trout that earned him $1248 dollars in big fish money he also placed in the blind bogie money which was $149. Bringing his grand total to $1397.00 not bad for a days fishing

Recent Catch
Nov 7, 2014
Serop Karchikyan of Burbank caught two nice Brown Trout and a Rainbow right at the buzzer today while fishing Power Worms along the West Shore. The Browns weighed in at 3.13 and 4.2 while the Rainbow topped them all weighing in at 4.14.

Recent Catch
Nov 6, 2014
Danny Jackson of Anaheim caught and released this nice Largemouth Bass while fishing a Havoc Craw Fatty today at Irvine Lake.

Recent Catch
Nov 5, 2014
Ken Stevens of Buena Park is pictured here with his mixed bag of Channel Catfish and Rainbow Trout. He caught the Rainbows using Power Eggs at the West Shore and the kitties fell for Nightcrawlers dipped in Garlic attractant.

Recent Catch
Nov 4, 2014
A nice stringer of Rainbows.

Recent Catch
Nov 4, 2014
A nice mixed bag of Rainbows and Browns.

Recent Catch
Nov 3, 2014
Two nice Brown Trout for this lucky angler.

Recent Catch
Nov 2, 2014
Nicholas Sherall of Garden Grove caught this 4.4lb Brown Trout while fishing Rainbow Candy Gulp Dough at the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Nov 1, 2014
Rick Hoffman of Arcadia caught this 4.2lb Brown Trout while fishing the West Shore with Powerbait.


Recent Catch
Nov 1, 2014
Luke Vanlauis of Temecula used a mini jig to fool this beautiful 4.13lb Rainbow Trout while fishing near Trout Island.

Recent Catch
Nov 1, 2014
An amazing hook jawed Brown Trout bit a Rapala at the West Shore for Glenn Mastushita of Gardena. The beautiful Brown tipped the scales to 3.14lbs.

Recent Catch
Nov 1, 2014
Michael Garcia center caught a 4.6lb Brown Trout and a 1.5lb Bluegill while his father Mark Garcia caught a couple Rainbows, and family friend Arthur Ortiz checked in a 3.7lb Brown and a nice size Bluegill.

Recent Catch
Oct 31, 2014
Rick Huffman of Arcadia 4.2 lb Brown caught on powerbait W. Shore.

Recent Catch
Oct 31, 2014
Craig Adkinson of Orange caught this 8.1lb Brown Trout while fishing a Mepps Spinner from the West Shore.

Recent Catch
Oct 31, 2014
Cole Richie of Orange checks in these three quality Brown Trout all in the 5-6lb class. Cole was fishing with his uncle Craig Adkinson

Recent Catch
Oct 31, 2014
Wes Wright creeled this quality stringer of Brown Trout and Rainbows while fishing the Trout Opener.

Recent Catch
Oct 31, 2014
Joe Lapore of Los Angeles checks in this Brown Beauty on VIP Day.
Nice Catch!

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
Winner of a Trip to the Ocean Odyssey
VIP DAY 2014

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
VIP DAY Winner
of $100 Cash!

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
VIP Day 2014 Catch of the Day!
Adrian Pintor Team Phenix
10 lb German Brown

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
VIP Day winners:
Dan Falkengren 4.08 lbs
2014 Masters Champion Bill Wright - 4.07
Marc Blumberg 4.01 rainbow
Congratulations!

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
John Mercado checks in a 3.12 Hook Jaw Brown on VIP Day

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
Lincoln Maitlen wins the VIP Grand Raffle Prize!
He took home a beautiful Loomis rod and Daiwa reel.

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
Dan Falkengren 4.08 lb rainbow

Recent Catch
Oct 30, 2014
2014 Masters Champion Bill Wright with a 4.07 lb rainbow.

Recent Catch
Oct 18, 2014
Marlon Meade caught a 15 lb channel cat mid lake on mack with Berkley powerdip!

Recent Catch
Oct 18, 2014
Dave Yankauskas scored big with Marlon Meade checking in a kicker weighing 18 lbs with several others in the 15 lb class

Recent Catch
Oct 16, 2014
Woo Kim of Anaheim caught and released this 9.80lb Largemouth Bass today while fishing a Pat Kinery custom painted Norman Deep Little N crankbait in the Santiago Flats.

Recent Catch
Oct 12, 2014
Alex Ishi of Woodbridge caught this 22lb Channel Catfish today while fishing a White Revenge Spinnerbait inteded for some bass. Alex made the catch while fishing near Trout Island.

Recent Catch
Oct 11, 2014
"Lizardfish' Ricardo Zepeda of Santa Ana continues to hammer the big Catfish. Here is Ricardo with a 19lb Channel Catfish he caught while fishing a chunk of Skipjack near the Red Clay Cliffs.

Recent Catch
Sep 27, 2014
Ricardo "Lizardfish" Zepeda with the 23lb Blue Catfish he caught while using Skipjack for bait. This fish was released after the photo.

Recent Catch
Sep 27, 2014
And a 14lb Channel for good measure.

Recent Catch
Sep 27, 2014
Ricardo "Lizardfish" Zepeda of Santa Ana hefts a 23 lb Blue Catfish and a 14lb Channel Catfish that he caught tonight at Irvine Lake. Ricardo was using Skipjack for bait when the two Trophy Catfish bit. Ricardo released both Catfish earning himself two admission passes back to the lake

Recent Catch
Sep 26, 2014
Justin Gangel of Long Beach State Bass fishing nailed this 8.0lb Largemouth Bass while fishing a Plastic Frog tonight at Irvine Lake. The fish was released after the photograph.

Recent Catch
Sep 26, 2014
Justin Emerson joined in on the big fish parade tonight with this 7.8lb Largemouth that ate a plastic horny toad. This fish was released after the photograph.


Recent Catch
Sep 21, 2014
Justin Emerson of Orange caught and released this 10.4lb Largemouth Bass last night while fishing a plastic crawdad in the flats.

Recent Catch
Sep 20, 2014
Aman Hayes of LA is pictured here with his kids division 22.60lb Channel Catfish that earned him 1st place in the kids division.

Recent Catch
Sep 20, 2014
Rich Richardson with his 6.68lb Channel Catfish that earned him 8th place tonight and $55 dollars

Recent Catch
Sep 20, 2014
Tonights champion and it should come as no suprise Mr Terry "Pontoon" Lairson of Hunigton Beach with his 9.58lb Channel Catfish caught from mid lake on Mackeral

Recent Catch
Sep 20, 2014
Danny Pinel of San Pedro is pictured here with his 8.73lb Channel Catfish earning him 3rd place and $166.00

Recent Catch
Sep 13, 2014
Terry "Pontoon" Lairson of Hunigton Beach qualifies for the King of the Cats with this 11.55lb Channel Catfish he caught at mid lake on Mackeral.

Recent Catch
Sep 13, 2014
Marty Saucda of Costa Mesa is all smiles after checking in this 11.05 Channel Catfish good enough for 4th place in tonights derby

Recent Catch
Sep 7, 2014
Sophia Makenzi of Cerritos is all smiles after landing this 6.30lb Channel Catfish from the Kids Lagoon on Mackeral.

Recent Catch
Sep 6, 2014
Wayne Barlata and friends pose with a nice creel of Channel Catfish they caught today using Bite On Mac Bites while fishing in the Santiago Flats. They caught their fish during the day and where done by nightfall. Great daytime Catfish bite going on.

Recent Catch
Jul 31, 2014
Katelyn Loems of Hawthorne checks in with three limits of Channel Catfish she caught from the lagoon using Shrimp for bait. Her stringer tipped the scales to 25lbs

Recent Catch
Jul 31, 2014
Brandon Zendehas and Daniel Alcala of Santa Ana check in this double limit of Catfish caught from the Lagoon using Bite On Mac Bites. There stringer tipped the scales to 24lbs.

Recent Catch
May 31, 2014
Eric Hagen catches his fish of a lifetime today at high noon! Eric landed this giant 50 lb blue using mackeral. Congratulations on your incredible catch of the day!

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