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Lake Poway Fish Reports

Posted on: January 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Week of January 13-19

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14644 Lake Poway Rd., Poway, CA, 92064

Week ending: 19 January 2020   Water Temperature: 57

For more information please contact the Ranger at 858-668-4772

Lake Poway Hours: 6:00 AM-5:00 PM. Boats in by 4:30 PM.

Closed to boating and fishing Mondays and Tuesdays.

Lake Poway stocked 2,300 lbs. of Nebraska Tail Walkers including trophies on January 15th.  Fishermen on the shoreline from the North shore to Half Moon Bay were catching their limits throughout the weekend using mini-jigs, Thomas Buoyants and PowerBait.  It’s been slow for boats but the catfish bite has picked up the last few weeks off the Log-Boom using Mackerel and Night Crawlers, with another 20 lb. catfish pulled out Saturday January 18th.  Kealoa Bias (see photo) caught his limit of trout by Half Moon Bay on Friday January 17th.

When you stop by concessions to buy your permit ask about the best spots and baits. They have up to the minute information. See the flyer below for the complete Stocking schedule.

This year is the 25th Annual Youth Fishing Derby!

Fishing, prizes, entertainment, games, bounce houses, a free barbecue lunch and more! Join the City of Poway, February 1, for an exciting day of fun and prizes at the FREE 25th Annual Youth Fishing Derby! Freshly stocked with rainbow trout, the lake will be open only to youths ages 15 and younger from 6:00 AM-12:00 PM. Winners must be present to claim prizes at the awards ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM.

*Participants must check-in at the registration tables to receive their wristbands before fishing that morning. *

Prize for biggest trout!

Sponsored by Friends of Rollo.

Information: (858) 668-4772.

Nestled in the hills of Poway, the Lake Poway Recreation Area not only serves as the water supply for residents, but also has provided exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities since 1972. Get hooked on fishing and boating, head up the mountain on a hike, take aim at archery, or enjoy a leisurely picnic.

Lake Poway’s gates open at 6:00 AM daily and are closed and locked at sunset.

Free Trout Fishing Seminar at Lake Poway

Saturdays: February 8th and March 14th, 2020

Come learn from the experts. This seminar is geared toward beginners and first-time anglers.  The seminar will cover; basic fishing techniques, bait types, equipment. No registration is required, and no equipment is needed.

The Seminar begins promptly at 8 am at the Lake Poway Pavilion. For more information call 858-668-4772 or email