Lake Jennings Fishing Report

Lake Jennings Fishing Report

by Lake Jennings Staff


Anglers caught some fast trout limits along the campground shoreline before the rain came Friday. The trout bite over the weekend was steady. Siesta Cove was the top producing location. Trout averaged between 2-4 lbs.

Come enjoy the sunshine this weekend! Another 1,500 lbs. of Rainbow trout will be stocked this week bringing the running total for the season to over 12,000 lbs!


Are you a beginner fishermen or have questions about different fishing techniques? Fishing University is held at the Bait Shop every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. One of our Rangers will assist you personally, showing you how to do different rigs, pick out tackle, or answer questions about the lake.


Bluegill have been caught along the Half Moon Cove shoreline and Eagle Point. Night crawlers or meal worms are the bait of choice.


Instagram’s @kiyan_moein caught this nice sized trout this week from the shoreline. He went home with his limit of trout.


Kids Day is making its return this year on Saturday, February 11th— only a few weeks away! Kids under 10 fish free for the day. They may also catch one fish each from the Kid’s Pond until the fish are gone. 1,700 lbs. of Rainbow trout is scheduled to be stocked for this event. Please note: the T-dock will be closed on Friday, February 10th. Make a weekend of it by reserving a site at our campground. To do so, call (619) 390-1623 or visit Kids Day is one of our most anticipated events of the year… book early to make sure you get a spot!


Best Trout Spots: Campground shoreline, Siesta Cove
Best Trout Lures/Bait: Mini jigs, rainbow PowerBait
Best Bass Spots: T-dock, Sentry Point
Best Bass Lures/Bait: Drop-shot, Texas rig, Senkos
Best Catfish Spots: T-dock, Half Moon Cove
Best Catfish Bait: Mackerel, dough baits
Best Panfish Spot: Her mit Cove
Best Panfish Lures/Bait: Meal worms.


The rain has left and the sun is shining— enjoy a hike on one of our trails! Pets are welcome on the Flume Trail as well as along the road to the Campground, and in the Campground. The lake loop, open Friday-Sunday, is 5.5 miles long and takes you along the coves and hillsides with breathtaking views!

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