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
Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear
Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear for 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