Lake Jennings Fish Report 2/8/17

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  • Trout: The Campground shoreline produced trout and bass during the week, including limits! Weekend anglers caught trout in depths of 30 -40 ft. by boat or casting from Siesta Point with mini jigs or inflated nightcrawlers.

    Our Annual Kids Day is this Saturday, February 11th— Kids under 10 fish free for the day! They may also catch one fish each from the Kid’s Pond until the fish are gone. 1,700 lbs. of rainbow trout will be stocked for this event. Please note: the T-dock will be closed on Friday, February 10th.

    Bass: Bass are being reeled in from Sentry Point and off the T-dock using Hookup Baits or drop shot technique.

    Panfish: Anglers casting off the side of Eagle Point are landing large bluegill with mealworms and nightcrawlers.

    Catches of the Week

    • Andy Leon of Lakeside reeled in a 4 lbs. bass from the T-dock.
    • Romel Patani landed his limit from the campground shoreline on Friday. He fished the early morning hours with pink and white skirted mini jigs.


    • The entire lake will be open on Monday, February 20th for President’s Day. Rent a boat, fish the shoreline, or bring a picnic!
    • Lake Jennings will be open late for Full Moon Fishing on Saturday, March 11th! The lake will remain open until 10 p.m. for fishing under the stars. A full sized-lantern is required after 6 p.m. Catch the trout bite at dusk or cast for catfish roaming at night.

    Tips and Tricks

    • Best Trout Spots: Campground shoreline, Eagle Point
    • Best Trout Lures/Bait: Mini jigs
    • Best Bass Spots: T-dock
    • Best Bass Lures/Bait: Drop-shot, Texas rig, inflated nightcrawlers
    • Best Catfish Spots: T-dock, Half Moon Cove
    • Best Catfish Bait: Mackerel
    • Best Panfish Spot: Hermit Cove
    • Best Panfish Lures/Bait: Mealworms and nightcrawlers
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    Lake Jennings

    Lake Jennings is an 85 acre lake in Lakeside, 26 miles east of downtown San Diego. This deep clearwater reservoir is known for producing big largemouth bass and blue catfish. Jennings also stocks rainbow trout frequently in the winter months, with fresh fish being stocked about every 2 weeks.

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