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ISABELLA LAKE

15627 Highway 178 Weldon , California, CA 93283, United States
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Lake Isabella is located in upper Kern County approx. 160 miles North of Los Angeles. From L.A. take I-5 to Hwy 14 go north (towards Bishop) go past Palmdale, Lancaster, and thru Mojave till you reach hwy 178, turn left and it is about 45 minutes from hwy 14 at hwy 178. General Info: Lake Isabella consists of 11,200 surface acres and 38 miles of shoreline at capacity. It sets at an elevation of 2,650 feet. The lake is open year round, 24/7. Camping is available at several locations around the lake. Sites start at $14 and up. There are lots of stores in the nearby town of Lake Isabella. Lake Isabella Website Other lakes and rivers in the area: Kern River Buena Vista Lakes Boating Info: There are several boat launches that are free however a boat safetey permit must be obtained at the park office. Minimum boat length - 11 feet. There are several marinas with rental fishing boats, pontoons and jet-skis. High winds can kick up here in the afternoon so boaters should be alert. Kern Valley Marina - (619) 379-1634 French Gulch Marina - (619) 379-8774 North Fork Marina - (619) 376-1812 Fishing Info: Lots of Trout, Bass, Catfish, and Crappie are found here. This is considered one of the better crappie lakes in the state with epic spawning runs each spring. Night fishing is allowed and catfish fishing is popular during the summer. There are fish cleaning facilities at many of the campgrounds. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out. Lake Records: Largemouth Bass - 18 pounds 14 ounces, taken in 1984 Brown Trout - 22 pounds, 15 ounces Rainbow Trout - 9 pounds, 10 ounces Crappie - 3.75 pounds Channel Catfish - 22 pounds, 2 ounces

  • Listing type: Jetties, Marinas, Piers and Spits
  • Country: United States
  • Business Phone: (619) 379-1634
  • Cell Phone: -
  • Email: webmaster@fishingnetwork.net
  • Cancellation: -
  • Has amenity / Allowed

    Camping

  • Has amenity / Allowed

    Fish Processing Station

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