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Lake Poway Fish Reports

Posted on: August 17, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Week of August 10-17

Night fishing was great this Friday and Saturday with many limits caught both nights. The best spots continue to be along the log boom and at the mouth of hidden bay.

No bass reported caught this week, but they are easily seen from the fishing dock and the shore, especially along east shore.

The usual baits are still working best; mackerel, chicken liver, as well as some of the specialty catfish baits. Ask at the concession stand when you get your permit, they know the best baits and the best spots.

Night fishing is available Friday and Saturday nights until September 6th. Fishing is open until 11:30pm, boats can stay out until 11:00pm.

Fishing Requirements

A State of California Fishing License is no longer required to fish at Lake Poway.
Dogs are not allowed in the boats or on the shoreline.Each angler is allowed to use a maximum of two rods.
The trout limit is now 4 trout.All anglers require a daily fishing permit to fish.
All permits can be purchased at the Lake Poway Concession. You must carry your permit with you at all times.


Quagga Mussels
In order to protect the integrity of the Lake Poway and surrounding water systems the following restrictions are now in effect.
The following items are prohibited at Lake Poway:

  • Float tubes
  • Private motors and anchors
  • Live Bait Containers
  • Fish Finders
  • Floating Catch Baskets
  • Live Bait (shiners, crawdads, etc.) from any source other than the Lake Poway Concession
  • Any other items, determined by Staff, to be potential contaminants
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