There is a lot of debris still floating throughout the lake

Lake Nacimiento - Bradley, CA (San Luis Obispo County)

by Chad Burton and Chris Borden

Nacimiento rose to 94 percent of capacity, and has since retreated to about 90 percent. Unfortunately, there is a lot of debris still floating throughout the lake. Please be careful while boating. Reports remain slow, but anglers are catching fish. Spotted bass fell for drop shot, darter heads, and Senkos in 10 to 30 feet of water. Crappie anglers used minijigs and small swimbaits over submerged structure for a few bites as well.

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