Lake Henshaw, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Lake Henshaw, CA
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Lake Henshaw, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Because of the heat and high humidity, fishing is best right now during the morning hours. Get there early for your best chance of catching fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Lake Henshaw is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Bowman Bluewater Guides and Outfitters

Water flow:

Visibility: 6 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 84 Degrees F

Water condition: Muddy

Best time of day to fish: Morning

Best stretch: Big fish Bay, Max Flats, South End Flats

Best access point: Off hwy 78

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, Leeches and Crayfish

Fish species: Carp

Fishing season: Wide open starting in May to July

Nearest airport: San Diego Int. airport

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

Techniques & Tips

Wading thru the flooded vegetation, and spotting fish in the shaded areas, gives you the best shot at catching fish here right now.

7-Day Forecast

The weather in this area has been really warm, and there has been a number of forest fires in this area as well. Make sure to dress appropriately and bring plenty of water with you as well.

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