There is a free launch ramp and rental boats are available for $10-$30 per day. 10 foot min., 10 mph on private boats.
Rainbow trout were planted here for the first time in the winter of 2003. Lake management plans to continue trout plants during the winter months. This is also a very good Catfish and Crappie lake. The Crappie are usually good sized averaging about a pound! There are also lots of Bass (12" size limit) and Bluegill here. No swimming/skiing is allowed which makes this a nice lake to fish. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.
Comments and Tips:
LAKE HENSHAW IS LIKE A SECOND HOME TO US...THE WATER IS LOW BUT WE FIGURE IT'S A SMALLER BODY OF WATER WITH THE SAME BIG MONSTER CATFISH. BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THE BASS WERE HITTING SHRIMP LAST WEEK. BUT IF YOU ASK AL AND I "WHAT BAIT ARE YOU USING?" WE'LL TELL YOU MARSHMELLOW...(but we're really using shrimp...mums the word) HAPPY FISHING AND CATCHING FELLOW ANGLERS
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