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  • When to go fishing in Don Pedro Lake?

  • Fishing is allowed year round in the still waters of Don Pedro Lake. Tributary creeks that are east of highway 49 and flow into the lake are closed between November and April, per California Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations.

  • What kind of fishing rig to use on Lake Don Pedro?

  • The center channel the traverses the lake is also another prime choice for sustained trolling action. Speedy Shiners, blue/silver Kastmaster, Silver Z-Rays, Triple Teazers, Phoebes, and blades’n crawlers are standard fare. Locals prefer to use smaller flashers with nightcrawlers in the summer months. Fish this rig at 40 to 60 foot depths.

  • Are there black bass in Don Pedro Lake?

  • Tributary creeks that are east of highway 49 and flow into the lake are closed between November and April, per California Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations. The Don Pedro Recreation Agency has been stocking Florida strain Black Bass in the lake on an annual basis since the early 1980s.

  • Is the Don Pedro recreation area open to the public?

  • Some of the Don Pedro Recreation Area is adjacent to land administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The quadrangle maps sold by the BLM show where these lands are located. However, not all the roads shown on the maps are open to public use.