Outside the City of Hemet, from Highway 74 east turn south onto Warren road. Go for about five miles and look for the signs.  Entrance fee required.  No swimming permitted in lake.

Reflection Lake – also known as Cottonwood Lake – is located approximately 15 miles north of Hemet at an elevation of 1,600 feet. Reflection is a privately owned facility that caters specifically to camping and fishing. No state fishing license required here. There are numerous campgrounds located at the lake accommodating both tents and RV's with over 100 sites with full hook-ups available. Boating is permitted but limited to row, canoe, and electrical powered craft; rowboats available for rent. There is a playground and recreation area located at the lake, including a private swimming pool. Reflection Lake is well stocked with catfish and trout but also holds a good population of bass and bluegill.

Nearby amenities also include golf and a casino.

The best baits for this lake

Strike King Bladed jigs 1/2 oz / Blue Glimmer Thunder Cricket

Bladed Jigs

LUNKERCANDY Crankbaits Cell Mate Sugar Daddy 6


Bobby Garland Jigs Bobby Garland Overbite Sickle Jig

Fishing Jigs

XCalibur Jerkbaits Black Silver Suspending Jerkbait


Z-Man Fishing Products Minnows & swimbaits Pearl Blue Glimmer Z-Man MinnowZ

Minnows & Swimbaits

Raptor Lures Swimbaits Gizzard Shad Candy Shad