LAKE MORENA 5/8 WEEKEND

Let's get organized!

What is everyone planning?

Bring bedding & cushions. Mark & Wendi have pop ups for their cabins. Mark's bringing his coffin Cooler so anyone can add their drinks. Town is very close to add more food & drink but it's pricy fyi. We may bring bicycles. There's some space for skateboarding. We'll be hiking. Anyone have a first aid kit w/snakebite?

Tim & Trish Stockton - LAKE MORENA 2015. trish@graypi.com / 714-418-3899

Friday, May 8th, 2pm to Monday, May 11th, 10am

2550 Lake Morena Drive

Campo, CA

Me & Tim have our cabin the entire weekend. We look forward to seeing everyone. Feel free to invite friends & family for the day, or to reserve separately. Check out all the info I found and pasted below!

ACTIVITIES AT LAKE MORENA

All the cabins are rented, but some friends are coming for the day. If you have friends
coming for the day: Entrance fee per car: $5, RV: $10. Gil has rented a spot for his
RV so if you want to tent camp, maybe you can ask him to put the tent on his spot,
or you can reserve your tent only site for $27/night. Go here to reserve site:
https://reservations.sdparks.org

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Hikers can access the Pacific Crest Trail which goes through the Morena Lake park.
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The lake is open daily for fishing and boating. Park hours for fishing and day use are from sunrise to sunset. No swimming at Lake Morena Park. Motorboats and rowboats are available for rent 7 days a week. Motorboats rent for $30 M-F and $50 S-S. No reservations taken on boats. Fishing permits M-F for Adults $5.00, Youth age 10 to15 $2.00, Seniors 62+ $3.00. Weekends and Holidays for Adults $7.00, Youth $3.00, Seniors $5.00.
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Special Notice (01/24/14): Due to the draw down of water at Lake Morena County Park, the boat ramp will be closed to launch personal watercraft until further notice. Personal float tubes, canoes, and kayaks are still able to launch on the lake. The motorized boats available at the lake's marina can still be rented, and are able to operate for daily fishing and water activities. Please call the Lake Morena Park office for further information at (619) 579-4101.

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Boat Type Weekend Rate Weekday Rate**

Motor Boat Daily Fees $50.00 $30.00

Motor Boat Senior/Disabled $40.00 $20.00

Row Boat/Full-Day $25.00 $15.00

Row Boat/Full Day Senior/Disabled $21.00 $11.00
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** IMPORTANT NOTE** There are currently no state fishing licenses available in the Lake Morena area so be sure you acquire one before you arrive. The State License is required.

FISHING FEES
Weekend Rate Weekday Rate**

Adults (16 and over) $7.00 $5.00

Juniors (10 through 15) $3.00 $2.00

Children (9 and under) Free Free

Seniors (62+ and disabled) $5.00 $3.00

Fishing Report for the Week of 4/5/15 - 4/18/15

In order to protect the integrity of Lake Morena Watershed the following Restrictions are now in effect-

  • ALL AQUATIC LIVE BAIT PROHIBITED.
  • NO BAITFISH OR CRAYFISH ARE ALLOWED!


Trout – Trout are still being caught, mostly between the rental boat dock and the courtesy dock. Jason Blake from Campo caught himself a nice 8lb 8oz rainbow as well as two others at about 1.5oz on powerbait. Recommended baits would be Power bait, Rapala Countdowns, Kastmasters, Thomas Buoyants or night crawlers.

Bass – Austin Holmgren pulled in another nice double digit bass this week at 10lbs even. He did release this one successfully as well. Andrew Louder from El Cajon got a 7lb 12oz bass from the shore near the boat dock. Your best bet is plastic worms, swim baits, rattle traps, drop shots, or jigs.

Catfish – Several reports and limits of catfish this week.. Good choice of baits would be mackerel, Bonita or chicken liver.

Blue Gill & Crappie – No reports this week. Your best bet for baits is crappie jigs, small crank baits, or mealworms.

Carp – Carp can always be seen feeding on the rocks and barely submerged up on the shoreline so if that’s what you’re going for should be no problem. Look for shallow areas where they would possibly be hanging out.


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COUNTY PARKS LISTINGS
WWW.SDPARKS.ORG
INTERPRETIVE NATURE HIKE

Saturday, May 9 at 2:30 pm
Free for Campers/$3 Day Use Fee

During the hike you will learn about native plants in the area, and how the
Kumeyaay Indians utilized the natural vegetation in their daily lives. You will
also learn the history of Lake Morena. Before the hike there will be a short
talk about snakes and storm water. The hike lasts about an hour and a
half. Call in advance to verify the hike start time.
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THE MUSEUM AT LAKE MORENA
Date - Everyday
Open during park hours
Free for Campers/ $3 Day Use Fee

The museum at Lake Morena has been updated! Park volunteers created an
interactive space to learn about the history of Lake Morena and the
Campo area. Open daily for campers and visitors.

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Campo Depot ( https://www.psrm.org/ ) is located 15 minutes away from the lake
750 Depot Street, Campo, California 91906 - (619) 478-9937

The schedule for our weekend Golden State Limited vintage passenger train is now online. The train will run every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. through June 21

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Viejas Casino is 30 minutes from Lake Morena : 5000 Willows Rd, Alpine