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Lake Poway Fish Reports

Posted on: August 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Week of August 16th-20th

2023 Night Fishing Flyer

On August 18th the lake was stocked with 900 lbs. of Catfish and will be stocked again on September 1st with 1,000 lbs. of Catfish. 

Night Fishing: Come out and enjoy night fishing at Lake Poway beginning July 7th and continuing every Friday and Saturday night until September 2nd. The lake will be open until 11:30 PM, and boats can stay out until 11:00 PM. *Half-Day Boat rental pricing begins at 4:00 Pm. on these days.*  BEAT THE HEAT FISH AT NIGHT

Catfish: Catfish bite continues to be the most consistent fish to target at Lake Poway. Every week anglers fishing off both the shoreline and boats have luck. Recommended baits for targeting this fish are mackerel, chicken liver, and stink baits. Hot spots were the Fishing Pier, Buoy Line, and the Beach. Rangers reported seeing anglers night fishing catching Catfish ranging from 2-6lbs.

Bass: Recommended baits are night crawlers, creature jigs, and plastic worms. Hot spots for the week were Fishing Pier and Jump off Point.

Angler of the Month: Weigh in your largest caught fish at the boat dock (dock scale must be used by city staff). Prizes will be given away each month in the following categories: Bass, Catfish, and Trout.  Prizes include Two Fishing Permits and a Full Day Motorboat.

Check Out Our Winners!