Date: 1/18/18
Park hours: 6:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.* (*5:30 P.M. beg. 1/22) ( Open seven days a week) 
Dock closes: 4:30 P.M.* (*5:00 P.M. beg. 1/22)
Last Plant:   1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday Jan. 10th.
Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday Jan 24th.
Water temperature: At surface 55.40° f.,7.39 D.O. @ 10’ 55.04° f., 6.95 D.O.                                                                                                                    Water level: Low level, private water craft are currently banned.

 Due to the threat of Quagga mussels, there remains a ban on private water craft and equipment. Restricted equipment includes; private boats, canoes, kayaks, float tubes, trolling motors, fish finders, anchors, and other equipment that contacts the water.

Permits and Boat Rentals are now issued by a machine located at the Ranger Station. The machine can take cash (no $50 or $100 bills), debit, or credit. Please take note; we do not sell fishing licenses, bait, or tackle, so anglers must acquire these essentials elsewhere prior to their visit. The lake is offering $20 all day motor boats to seniors on Tuesday and Thursdays and to active military every Saturday.

The trout fishing remains good.  Big fish of the week belonged to Randy Gompper of Escondido who caught an 8.30# trout on an inflated nightcrawler in Boat Dock Cove. David Tiller of Vista came in second with a 5.40# trout he caught on a nightcrawler just west of Senior Shoreline. The trout have been responsive to top water lures, and fly fishing, as well as the usual floating baits. The bite has migrated from the east end to the southern shore and Oakvale Cove.

The bass bite is showing signs of becoming a little more active. Largemouth bass can be found lurking around structure. They hit swimbaits, frogs, crawdads, and dark colored plastics.

Each month Whopper Contest winners in four categories are awarded a free fishing and boating permit. For information on the contest or fishing conditions, please contact the Ranger Station at (760) 839-4346.

WHOPPER CONTEST WINNERS FOR  DECEMBER WERE:
MICHAEL MIRANDA   7.00# BASS
LIKE VANLAEYS   7.40#TROUT
CAMERON GRUWELL   4.40# CATFISH
   
 

WHOPPER CONTEST LEADERS FOR JANUARY ARE:

RANDY GOMPPER 8.30# TROUT
ASAEL RAMOS 5.20# CATFISH