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State Fishing License Required

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

Regional Parks Fishing Permit Required

Permits are available at the park entrance gate.

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

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 lake area of stocking is closed.
  • 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.

Catfish season begins May 21, 2021

Dates are subject to change due to unexpected inclement weather or COVID-19 related impacts.

The following parks will be stocked with 690 lbs. of catfish every Thursday beginning May 20, 2021 until September 2, 2021. The catfish supplier is Pacific Aqua Farms.

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

NOTE: As of March 1, 2021, Lake Gregory Community Recreation Company is now the new concessionaire at Lake Gregory. They can be reached at 833-360-5253 or at their website www.lakegregory.com for any fish stocking related questions.

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