Lake Jennings Fish Report – 3/15/17

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  • Lake hours of operation will change to 6 am – 6:30 pm beginning this Friday, March 17th.

    Trout averaging 3-5 lbs. have been consistently caught the past two weeks. Anglers are catching trout by casting deep into Hermit Cove or anchoring their boat along the buoy line.

    Anglers neared limits of catfish at the full moon fishing event this weekend. Catfish were biting on mackerel and shrimp.

    An angler reported catching a bass on his first cast of the morning – bass are biting on plastic worms from Sentry Point.

    Catches of the Week

    • Armando Acevedo (pictured) caught a 4 lb. 2 oz. and 5 lb. 12 oz. trout from Hermit Cove while fishing a mini jig.
    • Jason and Owen Kevane reeled in 8 catfish from Hermit Cove on Saturday night. The largest catfish weighed in at 5 lbs. 8 oz.. They were using shrimp as bait.


    This year’s Spring Carnival will be on Saturday, April 8th from 9 am to 2 pm. The festivities will include a reappearance of the Kid’s Pond for children under 10, free paddle boarding for the whole family, and an egg hunt 1,700 pounds of trout will be stocked for the event.

    The lake will be open everyday for Spring Break from April 7th to 23rd. Free private boat launch on Tuesdays, April 11th and 18th.

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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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