Date: 9/22/17
Park hours: 6:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.  ( Closed Weekdays, Open Weekends Only)
Dock closes: 6:30 P.M. 
Last Plant:   750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday Aug.4th.
Next Plant:   Rainbow Trout in December.
Water temperature: At surface 73.22° f.,4.14 D.O. @ 15’ 74.30° f., 3.40 D.O.                                                                          Water level: Low level, private water craft are currently banned.

    To protect Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is a ban on private water craft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels. 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 via a fully automated machine located at the Ranger Station. The machine takes debit/credit or cash. 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 active military every Saturday.

Catfish are being caught particularly near the west buoy line. Chicken liver or cut mackerel are two of the most preferred baits for catfish.

The Largemouth Bass bite has been voracious over last few weekends with several monstrous sized bass hitting the scales. Martin Arenas of Escondido caught and released a 14.10# behemoth on Saturday using a jig in the cove adjacent to the South Shore Rock Pile. On Sunday Jordon Umhra caught and released 9.70# bass as well as a 7.20# on frogs in Willow Cove. The bass respond well to frogs, crawdads, and dark colored plastics.

The crappie fishing is best in the early morning hours near the cover of shade or in rocky outcroppings. Crappie are most often caught on finger jigs or live golden shiners.

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  AUGUST WERE:
BRANDON SCHURMAN  13.40# BASS
SOKHOM HUN  2.30# CRAPPIE
LUIS RAMIREZ  7.10# CATFISH
   
 

WHOPPER CONTEST LEADERS FOR SEPTEMBER ARE:

ELLIOT BERQUIST 6.50# CATFISH
MARTIN ARENAS 14.10# BASS