Santa Margarita Lake Fishing near San Luis Obispo, California

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Details for Santa Margarita Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Catfish
Crappie

Public Property
35.337475 -120.502388

Bodies of Water near Santa Margarita Lake

Salinas Dam

San Luis Obispo, CA

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Salsipuedes Creek

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Description for Santa Margarita Lake, San Luis Obispo County, California

Santa Margarita Lake is a reservoir located just 9.6 miles from San Luis Obispo, in San Luis Obispo County, in the state of California, United States, near Pippin Corner, CA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, crappie, bullhead, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass, bream/bluegill and white catfish here. Alternate names for this reservoir include Salinas Reservoir.

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Fishing Times for Santa Margarita Lake near San Luis Obispo, CA