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Campbell Percolation Ponds
Los Gatos Creek Park
Dell Ave, Campbell CA
Phone: (408) 356-2729

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Map: Mapquest Map

Size: Appx 10 acres

Water Level: N/A, but always full

Depth: Appx 15'

Species: trout(stocked Nov-May), largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish (stocked), carp

Fees: $4 parking fee

Boating: non-power boats, float tubes

Pros: stocked trout, Kids Fishing Days, bass flipping bite in back ponds, big carp

Cons: little cover in main lake, too many cormorants

Description: The Campbell Percolation Ponds is a chain of small water works ponds in Campbell. The largest of these is stocked with trout and catfish. The others have black bass.

Fish: Trout: Trout are stocked November-May. It's best to go the week after a stock, before the cormorants eat all of them. Any of the regular bait fishing techniques work fine. I haven't had much luck on kastmasters though.

Largemouth Bass: There are a few giant bass in the large, trout-stocked pond, but the lack of cover there makes it a tough lake to fish. Instead, fish the other tule-lined ponds where you can flip all day long.

This is also a great place to fish for carp.

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