San Vicente Reservoir

About the lake.

San Vicente Reservoir is a large body of water located in San Diego County. It is around 1000 acres and has 14 miles of shoreline. The reservoir is an excellent trophy catfish fishery and also has a good population of largemouth bass. San Vicente holds the record for the largest blue catfish caught in the state at 101 pounds. Lake is stocked throughout the winter with rainbow trout and during the summer with channel catfish.

San Vicente Reservoir Information
13500 Moreno Ave. Lakeside, CA 92040
Lake is open for fishing Thursday through Sunday during fishing season (Nov-Apr) and Wednesday and Thursday only during the Summer.
Boat rental fees:
Motorboat: $35 day, $25 half-day
Rowboat: $12 day/$8 half-day
Single kayaks: $11/hr; $20/two hrs; $30 half-day; $45 day
Tandem kayaks: $19/hr; $32/two hrs; $45 half-day; $60 day
Launch ramp fee: $5

Fishing permits:
Adults: $5
Youth (8-15): $2.50
Kids 7 and under: Free
Anglers also must have a California state fishing license.

Species of fish

rainbow trout,channel catfish,bluegill,largemouth bass,crappie,carp.