Don Castro Reservoir - Hayward, CA

Lake Information

Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Common Carp



Latest Photos

6 lbs. 8 oz.
Damian, age 6 from Hayward caught this 6.5 pound rainbow trout from the dock using a mousetail. This was Damian’s first time fishing ever! Even better, this big fish was off of his VERY FIRST cast!
Photo Credit: Courtesy of East Bay Regional Park District
Damian
1-21-2021
Joaquin showing that there are still catfish to be caught in Don Castro!
Photo Credit: Courtesy of East Bay Regional Park District
Joaquin
1-24-2020
10 lbs.
Jeff caught this 10 pound carp while fishing for trout!
Photo Credit: Courtesy of East Bay Regional Park District
Jeff
1-24-2020
7 lbs.
Matt caught this nice seven pound trout
Photo Credit: Courtesy of East Bay Regional Park District
Matt
1-10-2020

Don Castro Reservoir Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Common Carp 15 lbs. 3-22-2019 View Report
Common Carp 10 lbs. 1-24-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs. 8 oz. 1-10-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 7 lbs. 8 oz. 5-02-2019 View Report
Rainbow Trout 7 lbs. 1-10-2020 View Report
Common Carp 6 lbs. 8 oz. 11-26-2019 View Report
Rainbow Trout 6 lbs. 8 oz. 1-21-2021 View Report
Rainbow Trout 5 lbs. 8 oz. 1-29-2018 View Report
Rainbow Trout 5 lbs. 1-10-2020 View Report
Rainbow Trout 3 lbs. 1-29-2018 View Report

Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
11-21-2022Rainbow TroutEBRPD750
11-07-2022Rainbow TroutEBRPD750
10-17-2022Rainbow TroutEBRPD750
8-08-2022Channel CatfishEBRPD500
6-27-2022Channel CatfishEBRPD600


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
9-29-2022 Don Castro Fishing Report
Action has been slow. This is a small... more »
East Bay Regional Park District
3-4-2021 Don Castro Catches of The Week
OPEN Seven Days a Week 8:00 am – 8:00... more »
East Bay Regional Park District
1-21-2021 6.5 Lb. Rainbow
OPEN Seven Days a Week 8:00 am – 8:00... more »
East Bay Regional Park District
1-24-2020 Don Castro Catches of The Week
OPEN Seven Days a Week 8:00 am – 8:00... more »
East Bay Regional Park District
1-10-2020 Don Castro Report
GENERAL CONDITIONS Please remember that a California state-fishing license... more »
East Bay Regional Park District

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