Puddingstone Reservoir Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information
Area Map #33 Miles of Shoreline: 5 Lake Surface Acres: 253 Elevation: 940’ Address: 120 Via Verde Avenue San Dimas, CA 91773 Ph: 909 599-8411
Over the years, Puddingstone Reservoir has seen its up and downs but it looks like its on the upswing again lately. There's tables for the weekend picnickers, trails all around for hiking and the grounds are well kept and clean for the most part.
It is a great location to paddle and have a picnic. Puddingstone Reservoir draws an abundance of park visitors on hot summer weekends. Personal water crafts are only allowed in the speed zone. The speed zone designates fast boating activities and operates from 10:00 a.m. until one-half hour before sunset. At all other times the speed zone has a maximum speed limit of 12 m.p.h. All vessels shall operate in a counter clockwise direction. They ticket violators.
The reservoir is stocked with trout in the winter and catfish in the summer. There are also largemouth bass, bluegill and carp taken here. Night fishing is permitted from the shoreline during the summertime. Although Puddingstone Reservoir is very well known for the quality catfish produced year-round, trout, bass, and crappie are also abundant.
Open: Puddingstone Reservoir is open year-round, seven days a week, from sunrise to 10:00 p.m. in the summer, sunrise to 7:00 p.m. in the winter. Boating launching hours after six months, the reservoir use is divided for powerboat and personal watercraft use. On even days of the month, powerboats are allowed to make wakes. On odd number days the reservoir is open for personal watercraft and boats with the intention of only fishing.
Fees: There is a camping, entrance, and parking fee and a fee to launch.
Lake Facilities: Frank G. Bonelli Regional County Park consists of walking paths, picnicking, and a concession. Boat rentals, bait and tackle, food, drinks, and fuel are available at the dock and store. Pets are allowed. There are hiking and horseback riding trails. There are quite a few gazebos with bbq's available Fishing, swimming, windsurfing, float-tubing, boating, sailing, kayaking, water and jet-skiing are permitted with size restriction of the minimum of vessels 8 feet in length to the maximum of 26 feet. Boat Rentals Ph: 909 599-2667.