Apollo Lakes Fishing - Lancaster, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck
N 34° 44.532 W 118° 12.141
11S E 389937 N 3845112
Quick Description: The Apollo Park Lakes, each named after astronauts, are a popular fishing hole located in the middle of the desert. Entrance to the park is off Ave G and Barnes, past the airport and the aircraft museum.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/16/2009 10:22:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM5VFF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
Views: 12

Long Description:
Named in honor of the Apollo 11 astronauts who first journeyed to the moon, Los Angeles County began construction of Apollo Park in 1969 and was dedicated on November 4, 1972. The park is also home to a replica Apollo Space Capsule on loan to the County from the Smithsonian Institute. This 56 acre aquatic recreation area is part of the Antelope Valley Waste Water Reclamation Project. The park is comprised of 26 acres of three recreational lakes (Aldrin, Armstrong and Collins) and 30 landscaped acres of parkland. This park is considered a “passive” recreational facility. (Information from (visit link)

According to a park sign, "The Apollo Lakes are stocked regularly. The fish are purchased by Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation from a private hatchery. During the fiscal year 32,500 pounds of fish will be purchased."
Recommended tackle: I use worms & lunchmeat!

Boat required: no

Parking or Launch Coordinates: N 34° 44.441 W 118° 12.213

Catch and Release Only: no

FlyFishing Only: no

Recommended fishing methods: Not listed

USGS Real-Time Water Data: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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