San Luis Lake Fishing Guide

San Luis Lake is the fifth largest reservoir on San Luis Creek in the eastern slopes of the Diablo Range of Merced County, California. San Luis Lake is a 12,700 acre lake, 65 miles of shoreline, 9 miles in length at an elevation of 544 feet that is 10 miles west of Los Banos, CA

Boating hours for San Luis Reservoir, Los Banos Reservoir and O’Neill Forebay are sunrise to sunset. No boats are allowed on the water overnight.

San Luis Lake offers great fishing for Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Rainbow Trout, Black Crappie, Bluegill and Channel Catfish.

Directions to San Luis Lake

San Luis Reservoir: Visitors can access the San Luis Lake from Highway 152 through the park entrances on Basalt Road and Dinosaur Point Road. Boaters can launch from Dinosaur Point or Basalt boat ramps.