Upper Kern Blows Out at 4000 CFS, Lower Kern Remains Hot and Lake Isabella Rockin!
Upper Kern River 20 Mile Section (north of Kern River Fly Shop) The upper Kern is blown out at this time, but you should be able to fish it in a couple days as it is dropping fast.
Here is a video of Elli Jeans right before the storm hit on March 20, 2018.
Lake Isabella Report below is Courtesy of Matt Freeman from Freeman’s Lakeside Realty
There are some SERIOUS numbers of Trout in the lake! The Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce stocked around 10,000 Trout on Monday. Department of Fish and Wildlife stocked another 5,000 Monday. AND….5000lbs of Nebraska Tailwalkers ranging from 5-15 lbs are officially IN THE LAKE…!!!! Those that aren’t caught go up the river!
Let the games begin! The 2018 Isabella Lake Fishing Derby is gonna ROCK!
Lower Kern River below Isabella Lake – Blue Wing olive hatch around 2pm and fish are coming up in certain sections of the lower Kern. Water temperatures down here are 47-48 degrees. The lower kern from Democrat Dam to downstream to Hart Park is fishing better now. The lower Kern has been fishing ok for bass at this time from lake Isabella dam to Bakersfield/Oildale but should get good as soon as it gets warm.
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