Catfish Season and Night Fishing 2018

Last year we had a new record caught by Avery Lee, age 11 on Nov 2nd, 2017. A 47lb. catfish caught with Mackerel, using 12 lb. test line. He was fishing near the log boom.

New Record Avery Lee, 2 Nov 17, 47lb, Mackerel, 12 lb test, log boom, PQ 2

Come out and enjoy night fishing at Lake Poway beginning July 6th and continuing every Friday and Saturday night until September 1st. The lake will be open until 11:30 PM, and boats can stay out until 11:00 PM. Catfish will be stocked July 3rd, 13th, and 27th, and August 10th and 24th.*
*Stocking schedule subject to change.

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  1. Park Hours

    6:00 AM - Sunset
    Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day

    Fishing Hours

    6:00 AM - Sunset

    Boating Hours

    January - December
    Wednesday - Sunday 

    6:00 AM - 30 Minutes Before Sunset

    Entry Station

    Open Weekends & Holidays Year Round
    6:00 AM - 30 Minutes Before Sunset
    $10 non-resident fee


    14644 Lake Poway Road
    Poway, CA 92064 Map

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    Lake Poway Office

    Ph: 858-668-4772

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    Ph: 858-668-4778

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