San Antonio Lake

Location and Directions:

74255 San Antonio Rd.
Bradley, CA 93426
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     San Antonio Lake is located W of the city of Bradley in Monterey County. From Hwy. 101 at Bradley, exit Jolon Rd. and go West. Stay on Jolon for the N. end of the lake or turn Left on Naciemeinto Lake Dr. and then Right on Interlake Rd. to the S. lake facilities.


General Info:

The Lake consists of 5,500 surface acres and 60 miles of shoreline. It rests at an elevation of 900ft. in the rolling oak hills of Central California. The lake is open year-round, 24 hours. Camping is allowed at both the South and North ends with some shoreline spots available. This area is also popular for bald and golden eagle sightings and bird tours are given on the weekends. For more information contact: Monterey county Parks Department, Star Rt Box. 2610, Bradley CA 93426 (805) 472-2311. (805) 472-2456, (800) 310-2313

Other lakes in the area:
Nacimiento Lake
Santa Margarita Res.
Lopez Lake

Boating Info:

    There are four public launch ramps located on both north and south ends. Over-night slips, rental fishing boats, pontoons, ski boats, and jet skis are available at the South Shore Marina - (805) 472-2815


Fishing Info:

    There are small and largemouth bass, stripers, catfish, crappie, red-ear and bluegill here. Night fishing for catfish is popular here because the lake is open 24 hours. Fish cleaning facilities are located at the launch ramps. Striped bass minimum size is 18 inches, limit is 2. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.


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  • FNN member Trout Only with some nice stripers caught May 14, 2010.



    19lb. San Antonio striper caught trolling with a razor tail lure.

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