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. make sure to call Henshaw to see if they will be open on the weekdays.
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: 76 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

Fishing been a little tough with a ll the cool weather. Call shop for fishing updates. COVID-19 restrictions apply so be safe.


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