Lake Wohlford Fishing

COMMUNITY NOTICE: Lake Wohlford is open to the public. The Lake will close on weekdays following Labor Day (Sept. 6th), as it does each year, re-opening in mid-December with the beginning of trout season. We will remain open on the weekends, but the park will be closed to visitors, and fishing, during the week.

NOTICE: On November 18, 2020 Escondido’s City Council voted to update the Lakes & Open Space Division’s rental and user fees. New fees took effect on December 1, 2020. New fees can be viewed HERE.

Fishing Fees:

State of California Fishing License Required for all persons 16 years and older.

Daily Rate
Adults 16 years & older $9.00
Seniors over 60 years $6.00
Youth 8–15 years $6.00
Children under 8 years FREE*

Boat Rental Fees:

Rowboats
Before 1 p.m. $20.00 per day
After 1 p.m. $15.00 per day
Motoboats
Before 1 p.m. $40.00 per day
After 1 p.m. $30.00 per day
Bass Boats
Before 1 p.m. $60.00
After 1 p.m. (weekdays only) $40.00

Maximum Rental Boat Capacity is four adults.
Maximum Bass Boat Capacity is two adults.
State law requires all boat passengers to have a life preserver. These are available at the dock.


 * Any fish caught are counted against the limit of the accompanying adult.