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AKA: Lower Otay Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill and green sunfish at Lower Otay Lake in California.
Lower Otay Lake, CA

Bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish hide among the submerged timber in Lower Otay Lake, an 1,100-acre lake in southwest CA, 10 miles east of Chula Vista. Giant largemouth bass are caught with some regularity here, often weighing over ten pounds. Access for fishing from the bank is available along most of the twenty five miles of shoreline, with some of the easiest along the west shore. Boat access is via Otay Lake City of San Diego Reservoir boat launch ramp on the west side of the lake, off Wueste Road. Rental boats are available at the concession near the boat landing, which also has bait, fishing tackle and snacks.

Primary fish species residing in Lower Otay Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Bluegill Green Sunfish

Lower Otay Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Pio Pico RV Resort & Campground - 619 421-0104

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground - 619 472-7572

Lower Otay Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lower Otay Lake
Otay Lake City of San Diego Reservoir
2165 Wueste Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91915
619 397-5212

 

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Lower Otay Reservoir in Southern California.

Fishing for largemouth bass in southwest CA.

Lower Otay Lake, in California.