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FINAL TROUT DERBY WINNERS

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in and the winners have been notified. The rules for judging the winners are below. The 31-day derby took place in March 2021.

  • One (1) Grand Prize awarded for “Overall Heaviest Trout” caught – $1,000. (Winner of “Overall Heaviest Trout” will not qualify for ‘Heaviest Trout Caught at each Park Location”).
  • Three (3) First Place prizes awarded for “Heaviest Trout Caught at each Park Location” – $500 ea.
  • Three (3) Second Place prizes awarded for “Second Heaviest Trout Caught at each Park Location” – $300 ea.
  • Three (3) Third Place prizes awarded for “Third Heaviest Trout Caught at each Park Location” – $100 ea.
  • Trout was registered by heaviest weight and earliest date and time at each park.

Fishing License Required

In order to fish at one of our parks, a California State Fishing License is required for ages 16 and over.

Annual Fishing Seasons

Trout

  • November through April

Catfish

  • May through September

Night Fishing

  • Regional Parks offers seasonal night fishing. Search our events for the night fishing.

Derbies for Adults & Kids

  • Regional Parks offers seasonal derbies throughout the year. Search our events for upcoming derbies.

The following Regional Parks offer fishing:

  • Cucamonga-Guasti
  • Glen Helen
  • Lake Gregory
  • Mojave Narrows
  • Prado
  • Yucaipa

Regional Parks Fishing Fees

  • Monday-Wednesday Daily Fishing Permit: $10.00/person, all ages. 
  • Thursday – Sunday Daily Fishing Permit: $12.00/person, all ages.
  • All Ages Fishing Derby: $20.00 per person.

Vehicle Parking Fees

  • Monday – Fridays (excluding holidays and special events) $8.00
  • Weekends and Holidays (excluding special events) $10.00
  • Pedestrians (no parking required): $3.00/person

Fishing on Stocking Days

  • Cucamonga-Guasti
    • The area of stocking is closed. The rest of lake is open on stocking day.
  • Glen Helen
    • Both lakes are stocked and closed on stocking day.
  • Lake Gregory
    • The lake is open on stocking day.
  • Mojave Narrows
    • There are two lakes. The lake that is not being stocked will remain open.
  • Prado
    • The lake is open on stocking day.
  • Yucaipa
    • There are three lakes. Two lakes are stocked in rotation and the third lake not scheduled for stocking will remain open.

Trout season is over except at Lake Gregory

Each stocking date will receive 1,550 lbs.

Lake Gregory trout stocking dates are as follows:

  • April 8, 2021
  • April 22, 2021
  • May 6, 2021
  • May 20, 2021
  • June 3, 2021