Lake Henshaw, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Alex Cady
Fly Fishing Map of Lake Henshaw, CA
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Lake Henshaw, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The lake is open along with the campground, Restaurant and RV park. Theres a few hopper out and fish are look up but there's a good amount of algae which is making it tough to spot fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Lake Henshaw is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Bowman Bluewater Guides and Outfitters

Water flow:

Visibility: 8 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Muddy

Best time of day to fish: Morning and Late Afternoon

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

Best access point: Off hwy 78

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Hoppers, Midges, Leeches and Crayfish

Fish species: Carp

Fishing season: Wide open starting in May to July

Nearest airport: San Diego Int. airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

Small dries to start the morning and hoppers when the wind kicks up.

7-Day Forecast

Most of this week will be great but looks like we might have a bite of a cool down coming over the weekend.


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