San Diego Area Lakes, Feb. 18 report

TOP NEWS: The rainbow trout action continues to be good at lakes getting planted with private hatchery fish. Jennings is the top dog in plants. It was planted with 2,000-pounds of rainbows last week, including some trophy fish to eight pounds or better, with another 1,000-pounds this week. Wohlford and Dixon are getting plants alternating weeks, with each receiving a plant last week and next week.

Top fish this past week: At Jennings, Geoff Pierce, San Diego, was fishing with a Dimiki lure in Half Moon Cove when he caught a nine-pound bass. Robert Daoud, San Diego, landed an 8-2 wiper on a jerk bait, a lake record. At Morena: Dan Deen, Campo, had a 5-4 rainbow on a nightcrawler. A Wohlford, top trout was a 10-4 caught on a Kastmaster in by Joey Goswick, Escondido. At Murry, Jake Weakley, Carlsbad, landed a 13-11 bass on a swimbait.

DFW stocking news: No DFW plants scheduled for this week, but Chollas Park Lake, Cuyamaca Lake, Lake Jennings, Lake Miramar, Lake Murray, Lake Wohlford, Lindo Lake, and Morena Reservoir were all planted last week.

BARRETT: Closed. Lake information: 619-465-3474.

HODGES: Information: 760-432-2023.

EL CAPITAN:  Rental boat and concession information: 619-443-4110.

LOWER OTAY:  Information: 619-465-3474. Rental boat and concession information: 619-397-5212. 

UPPER OTAY: Lake information: 619-465-3474. Concession: 619-397-5212.

MURRAY:  Lake information: 619-466-4847. Concession: 619-466-4847.

MIRAMAR: Marina concession: 858-527-1722. General information: 619-465-3474.

SUTHERLAND:  Lake information: 619-465-3474. Rental boat reservations: 619-668-2050 or ssmith@sandiego.gov.

WOHLFORD: Lake information: 760-839-4346.

DIXON: Lake information: 760-839-4680.

POWAY: Lake information: 858-668-4772, tackle shop recording 858-486-1234.

JENNINGS: Information: 619-390-1300.

MORENA: Information: 24-hour fishing update line 619-478-5473, ranger station 619-579-4101.

CUYAMACA: Information: 760-765-0515.

HENSHAW: Information: 760-782-3501.

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