Castaic Lake Fishing Report

Castaic Lake - Castaic, CA (Los Angeles County)

by Castaic Lake Staff

Largemouth and Striper fishing improved this past week with action happening near Kong Island, Necktie Canyon, Dry Gulch, and Firebreak Cove. Anglers have reported most of the action taking place within 20 feet of the surface. If fishing for Largemouth Bass, stick to Nightcrawlers, Plastics, or Crankbaits. If fishing for Striped Bass, try Nightcrawlers or Swimbaits. Anglers have been hooking fish throughout the day in these areas. The Bluegill bite should start heating up within the next month or so. You can start fishing Coash Cove and Old S.S. using mealworms to search and target them. The lake was last stocked with trout on April 6th. Unfortnuately there has not been much action as of recent in regards to the trout or catfish. The Catfish bite is expected to pick up in late June or early July.

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