Fishing beside each other, youngster Isaiah Norton helps fellow angler Richard Townson land one. Townson has been a first-place winner in previous derbies at Brite Lake.

Brite Lake

Stocked for fishing and open year-round for day use. Boat launching passes for the day or the season are now available at the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District office, located at 490 W. D St. For more information, call 661-822-3228 or visit