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Fishing on the banks of the lake at Glen HelenThe San Bernardino County Regional Parks Department has multiple fishing options throughout the County.  From Junior Fishing Workshops to Trout Derbies, Regional Parks can meet the needs of the beginner to advanced angler.

Fishing is available at the following Parks:

Cucamonga-Guasti, Glen Helen, Mojave Narrows, Prado, and Yuciapa Regional Parks are stocked by San Bernardino County and the Department of Fish and Game. 

A state fishing license is required to fish at the Regional Parks. State licenses may be purchased online at the California State Department of Fish and Wildlife or sporting goods stores such as Bass Pro Shops and Big 5. 

County Fishing Locations


Trout Season runs from November through mid April

Fishing Fees

  • Park entry: Weekdays $8.00 per vehicle; Weekends and Holidays $10.00 per vehicle; $2.00 pedestrian fee
  • Fishing permit: $10.00 per person Mon - Wed; $12.00 per person Thu - Sun.
  • Fishing permits must be purchased at the entry gate each day and be in the angler's possession while fishing. Permit is valid only at the park where it is purchased. Turn in the permit at the gate when leaving the park for the day.
                     NO REFUNDS
Fishing Hours:
  • Summer
    • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
    • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday
  • Winter
    • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m./dusk Monday through Sunday

    Lakes closed on day of stocking (Thursday)  for:

    • Glen Helen 
    • Mojave Narrows (Stocked lake closed only)
    • Yucaipa (Stocked lakes closed only, all others are open)
    • Cucamonga Guasti
Trout Derbies

Trout Derbies are held between the end of November to the middle of April.   The derbies are hosted
once a month by one of the parks below.   Derby entry fee $20.00 per person plus vehicle entry.


       December 14, 2019 - Cucamonga Guasti, Ontario

       January 18, 2020 - Glen Helen, San Bernardino
       February 29, 2020 - Mojave Narrows, Victorville
       March 21, 2020 - Yucaipa, Yucaipa
       April 4, 2020 - Prado, Chino


Catfish caught Catfish season begins in May and runs through September.  Lakes stocked with catfish may be found at the following parks:

     Cucamonga-Guasti, Ontario
     Glen Helen, Devore
     Prado, Chino
     Yucaipa, Yucaipa
     Mojave Narrows, Victorville

The stockings will take place on Thursdays.

Some lakes may be closed on stocking days.  Check with the individual park.

Fishing Workshops

Children learning how to fish

The Regional Parks Department provides Fishing Workshops throughout the County that teach the basic fundementals of lake shore fishing.  Please visit the Fishing Workshops page for more information about the program.