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Fishing Diamond Valley Lake, Southern CA

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish and striped bass at Diamond Valley Lake in California.

As one of the most popular bass tournament lakes in Southern California, Diamond Valley Lake is renown for quality fish. During the spawn, bass over ten pounds are caught with some regularity. Significant numbers of bass over five pounds are quite common. The lake is over 250 feet deep and is home to a wide variety of fish species. Bass, catfish, crappie, trout, sunfish and striped bass are abundant in the lake. There is limited shoreline fishing but kayak fishing is quite popular here. Giant redear sunfish reside here, with catches in the 4 to 4 pound range fairly common. Stripers in the 10 to 15 pound range are also caught with some frequency.

Primary fish species residing in Diamond Valley Lake.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Bluegill Sunfish Redear Sunfish Striped bass

Diamond Valley Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Wilderness Lakes RV Resort - 951 672-4831

Lake Skinner Park Campground - 951 926-1541

Diamond Valley Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Diamond Valley Lake
Diamond Valley Marina
2615 Angler Ave
Hemet, CA 92545
951 926-7201

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Diamond Valley Lake, Southern California

Fishing at Diamond Valley Lake, in California.