El Capitan Reservoir

Alpine, California

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Along with San Vicente and Lower Otay reservoirs and Lake Hodges, El Capitan is considered among the best warmwater fisheries in the southern reaches of California. Distinguished by its long northern arm, El Capitan is a large reservoir that can produce big numbers of quality bass as well as the occasional 25-fish stringer of two-pound crappie, all caught on a fly. Types of Fish: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, blue and channel catfish, and sunfish. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping.

El Capitan Reservoir Professional Review and Guide

"Along with San Vicente and Lower Otay reservoirs and Lake Hodges, El Capitan is considered among the best warmwater fisheries in the southern reaches of California. Distinguished by its long northern arm, El Capitan is a large reservoir that can produce big numbers of quality bass as well as the occasional 25-fish stringer of two-pound crappie, all caught on a fly.

Types of Fish: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, blue and channel catfish, and sunfish. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping."

Activity Type: Fly-Fishing
Nearby City: Alpine
Trail Type: Several options
Season & Limits: Year-round
Local Contacts: Cleveland National Forest
Driving Directions: Directions to El Capitan Reservoir

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May 2018