There is a public launch ramp available for a $5 fee. Boat rentals are also available at the marina. (619) 668-3274. Float tubing is allowed. Float tubers must wear chest waders and have a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device readily available at all times, and have 144 square inches of international orange visible at least 12 inches above the water line. They must also possess a horn or whistle to warn approaching craft.
Fishing permits are $8 for adults, $4 for seniors. Fishing is allowed from mid-October to Memorial Day only. Rainbow trout are stocked regularly during the winter months, however this lake is best known for it's Largemouth Bass fishing. There is a good population of healthy fish here. Some big Blue and Channel Catfish, Crappie, and Panfish are also found here. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.
- Largemouth Bass - 18.12 pounds
- Blue catfish - 113 pounds (also California State record)
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This lake holds the last two California state records for blue catfish with a 101 pounder caught in 2001 and then a 113 pounder caught in 2008.
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