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Santee Lakes Fishing Report: Plethora of Rainbow Trout

A look at the week's best catches, update on stocking and more.

By Greg Even, Santee Lakes

WEEK OF: January 21, 2013


Lakes 3 and 4 split a 1,000 lb. stock of Rainbows this past Friday.

Jonas Kim age 10 from San Diego reeled in 2 Trout from lake 4 on nightcrawler and powerbait combo. Largest weighed 3 lbs. One fish was tagged and Jonas won a rod and reel combo.

Anthony Norton landed a huge 5 lb. 8 oz. Trout from lake 4 on a roostertail. Anthony qualifies for the TV drawing in April.

Marion Dixon from Lakeside caught a tagged Trout out of lake 4 on nightcrawler and powerbait. Marion won a mini fighter pole holder.

Don Bragg caught a tagged Trout out of lake 4 on powerbait mice tail and won a camping lantern.

Night Fishing (registered campers only, lakes 6 & 7)

Fishing Permit Fees

Adult (ages 16 and over) $9.00 per day

Junior (ages 7 to 15) $6.00 per day

Second fishing pole stamp $4.00

*One child under 7 may fish for free with a paid adult

** No California State Fishing License required to fish at Padre Dam’s Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve.


(stock will arrive on or before date below)

February 8, 2013

1,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout


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