Guide To Fishing At Skinner Reservoir In Southern CA
AKA: Lake Skinner Recreation Area
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill and striped bass at Skinner Reservoir in California.
Fishing for largemouth bass and channel catfish draw a great deal of attention at Skinner Reservoir, a 1,400 acre lake, located in the southern part of the state, north of Temecula in Riverside County. Additionally fishing for crappie, trout, stripers and bluegill are popular.
Access for fishing from the bank, along more than twelve miles of shoreline, can be found on all sides of the lake. Boating access is via two excellent boat launch ramps. One is at Lake Skinner Marina, the other is on the southwest side of the Lake Skinner Recreation Area. Rental boats, camping, RV hookups, supplies, bait and tackle are all handy at the lake. Lodging and restaurants are less than 5 miles from the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Skinner Reservoir
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Skinner Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Skinner Marina Boat Launch Area
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Warren Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Skinner Park Campground - 951 926-1541
Indian Oaks Campground - 951 302-5399
Skinner Reservoir CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Skinner Park
37701 Warren Rd
Winchester, CA 92596
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Skinner Reservoir in Southern California.
General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth bass and channel catfish in southern CA.