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McAlpine Lake Fishing Guide

McAlpine Lake is open daily, year round, host fishing derbies throughout the year throughout the year and also has a Bait & Tackle Shop where you can pickup live nightcrawlers and other fishing tackle and gear as well as rent fishing poles for the day.

McAlpine Lake stockes and offers great fishing for Trout, Bass, Sturgeon, Catfish and Bluegill.

No fishing license required at McAlpine Lake, but you will have to purchase a fishing pass.

McAlpine Lake Fees

  • Fishing Passes can be purchased at the General Store.
  • Adult (Limit 4 lbs*) . . . . . . $35
  • Youth (Limit 3 lbs*) . . . . . . $25
  • Day Use (No fishing) . . . . . . $15
  • *$7 per pound over limit

McAlpine Lake Photos

McAlpine Lake Videos

Popular Types of Fish at McAlpine Lake

McAlpine Lake offers a wide variety of fish for Anglers such as Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sturgeon, Catfish and Bluegill.

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Rainbow Trout

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Bass

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Bluegill & Sunfish

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for Catfish

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish Preferred Bait

Directions to McAlpine Lake

Centrally located between San Jose, Monterey, Salinas and the California Central Valley, McAlpine Lake & Park

McAlpine Lake Recreation Area
900 Anzar Rd
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045