Lake Jennings Fishing Report

Lake Jennings Fishing Report

by Lake Jennings Staff


Lake Jennings is a great destination for the serious and casual wildlife viewer or photographer. Deer, bobcats, coyotes, and raccoons can be spotted along the hillsides especially early mornings or late evenings. The variety of chaparral and aquatic habitats makes Lake Jennings a popular bird watching spot in San Diego County. Eagles frequent the lake from Fall to Spring. Here are a few photos of birds spotted at the lake!


Trout are biting on Rainbow and Salmon Peach PowerBaits. The black/gold Hookup Bait is still the most popular tackle.

Our next trout stocking is this week with 1500 lbs.! Last week’s stocking was rescheduled to the week of Jan. 2nd. 250 lbs. of trout were stocked from DFG.


Anglers were catching bass from the T-dock and Sentry Point this weekend.


Our next event is Full Moon Fishing on Saturday, December 17th. The lake will remain open until 10 p.m. for fishing under the stars. A full sized-lantern is required after 5 p.m.

The lake will be open every day from December 23rd-January 8th for Winter Break (excludes Christmas Day)! Come fish, boat, or hike anytime from 6:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Fishing is available from the campground shoreline on Christmas Day beginning at 7:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.


Best Trout Spots: Sentry Point, Siesta Cove
Best Trout Lures/Bait: mini jigs
Best Bass Spots: T-dock, Sentry Point
Best Bass Lures/Bait: Drop-shot, Texas rig, Senkos
Best Catfish Spots: Her mit Cove
Best Catfish Bait: Mackerel, dough baits
Best Panfish Spot: Her mit Cove and Half Moon Cove
Best Panfish Lures/Bait: Night crawlers and mealworms.


The campground is decorated for the holidays with Christmas lights, wreath, and peppermint candies! Spend time with family and friends doing what you love; camping, fishing, and being with nature. Sites are available for Christmas and New Year’s.

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