Lake Morena Fishing Report

Photo Credit: Courtesy of San Diego Parks & Rec

Lake Morena Fishing Report

by Lake Morena Staff

Trout season has arrived at Lake Morena County Park, 2,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout were stocked at the beginning of March. The last stock is scheduled for the second week of April. The lower bait launch ramp is open. All vessels must pass a Quagga mussel inspection prior to launch.

Best Spots
Catfish- Geezer Cove, T-Dock, Bass Cove
Trout- Horseshoe Cove, Paradise Cove, Pumphouse Cove
Bass- Paraside Cove, Geezer Cove, North shoreline
Panfish/ Carp- Horseshoe Cove, Geezer Cove (Panfish) + Geezer Cove or T-Dock (Carp)

Best Lures/Baits
Catfish- Mackerel, Bonito, Nightcrawlers, chicken liver
Trout- Powerbait, nightcrawlers, mini jigs, kastmasters
Bass- swimbaits, plastics, crank baits, jigs
Panfish/Carp- mealworms & nightcrawlers (panfish) + dough balls, corn (Carp)

Catch Highlights

Catfish- Catfish caught mostly on mackerel and chicken liver around rock out croppings across from the docks.

Trout- Rainbow trout have started biting in shallower water. 3,000lbs. Have bene stocked so far this season

Bass- Bass bite should start to pick up as we head into spring San the water temperature increases.

Panfish/Carp- Crappie and Bluegill bite shore start to pick up come Spring as well.

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