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2017 Trout Opener

Getting excited for next season? Here are some things to know to be ready for opening weekend, April 29, 2017.

Opener Boat Rentals

We will open the phone lines for all opener boat rentals on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 8am. All boat rentals must be made over the telephone, 760-935-4301. All opener boats and reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

All Opener boat rentals must be for 2 days, Saturday and Sunday, April 29th & 30th. We will only offer one day rentals that weekend in the event of last minute cancellations. All opener boat rentals must be pre-paid or  your reservation will be canceled. Limit two boats per customer, we will not reserve more than two boats for any one customer. Check out our new boats on the "Boats" page!

Opener Camping and Lodging

Opener Cabins and RV site rentals  will be available on-line, or over the phone begining Tuesday, January 3rd at 8am. You can now go to our website link to reserve lodging. All dry camping (sites and open beach camping) are non-reservable. The camping is on a first come, first served basis. We will open the front gates to campers on Thursday, April 27th at 6am.


2017 Trout Season, end of 2016

A lot of you are already getting excited about the next trout season and opener. Opening day of the 2017 season is Saturday, April 29th. As usual, Crowley Lake Fish Camp will be opening for the season on Thursday April, 27th.

We will be closing our gates for entry the 2016 season on October 31st at noon, if you are planning to fish on the 31st you may exit until dark. Please make arrangements to pick up your boats or property stored here before the gates close for the year! Our business and offices will be closed completely during November and December of 2016. We will begin taking reservations for the 2017 season on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017. This year we will begin on-line reservations for our cabins and camp sites but boat reservations will still be taken by phone only.

If you would like to sign up to receive e-mail notices about 2017 boat rentals, season passes and general information, Please "contact us" and provide your e-mail so we can add it to our list. You may also provide your mailing address if you would prefer to receive your 2017 forms by mail.

As always, thank you for making 2016 a great season for us and we look forward to having you back!


Crowley Lake Guide Trips 

This is the best time of year to get on the lake for some fly-fishing. Whether you are completely new to the sport, or want to improve or hone your skills, a day on the lake with Brennan Turner is the way to go. He has years of experience and impressive knowledge of all aspects of the sport. You'll learn, you'll catch fish, and you'll have a good time.

If your interested in a guided trip on the lake, Please call our Tackle Shop for rates and info @ 760-935-4301 and ask for Brennan.


Crowley Lake Business Hours 

Front Gate:  

Sunday through Thursday:   6am to 9pm

Friday & Saturday:   6am to 10pm

***Please make arrangements ahead of time for late check in!

 Tackle Shop: 

Sunday through Thursday:  6am to 5pm

Friday & Saturday:   6am to 6pm


Quagga Inspections

Quagga boat inspections take place at our front gate from 6am until dark. There is no charge for the inspection. Please make sure your boat is clean and dry. Be sure to get a trailer tag for your boat when you leave so you can enter again without inspection.