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Photo: Kayla Douglas of Spring  Valley landed this 5 lb. 4 oz Channel Catfish at Hermits Cove

July 1, 2015 (Lakeside) – The Lake Jennings Fish Report for July is out-with plenty of tips and news for fishing enthusiasts. The lake is open every day in July. Here are a few highlights:

·         The lake is adding 1,000 pounds of trophy-sized catfish this week weighing up to 10 pounds.

·         Trout have been biting from the T-dock and in deep waters at Halfmoon Cove, Shadow Cove and Sentry Cove.

·         Bluegill are reported biting in Halfmoon Cove.

·         Stable weather on the way is expected to improve bass fishing.

·         You can rent boats or launch your own during night-fishing season (just bring a lantern).

·         Soaking mackerel and chicken livers at night is working to catch catfish.

·         Best trout lures are nightcrawlers, PowerBait, PowerWorms and Mini Jigs.

·         Best bass lures are creature baits, drop-shot, crawdads and swim baits.

·         Panfish love mealworms and nightcrawlers; you can catch them in the coves.

·         A horseshow tournament will be held at the campground for registered campers; reserve space by July 11th at

Below are details on hours, camping, and contact information.

Campground Reservations can be made online at If you are new to camping, please contact at (619) 390-1623.

(619) 390-1623 Campground

(619) 443-2510 Bait and Tackle Shop

Lake Open Everyday in July

Lake [Fri & Sat]  Gates Open: 6:00 a.m. –10:00 p.m.

Lake [Sunday to Thursday] Gates Open: 6:00 a.m. –7:30 p.m.

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