Bass and Trout Are Biting

Cachuma Lake - Santa Barbara, CA (Santa Barbara County)

by Cachuma Lake Staff

Lake Cachuma Marina and Tackle shop are now open from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. The lake is 78% full. We just added more pontoon boats and fishing boats to out fleet. Arrive early on the weekends to get a pontoon boat. All boats are first come first serve. 2 pound tout was caught at Cachuma Bay on Green Powerbait. 9 pound tour caught trolling on needle fish. 36 bass were caught at the point on Robo worms. Trolling with spoons or rapalas is a good bet. Trout are being caught with nigh crawlers form the shore. Fish scattered to the east side of the lake.

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The water level is still rising, we have reached 72.4% capacity.  Trout are being caught daily along banks and the back wall opposite the marina.  Try floating a worm, trolling with rapalas/spoons or some PowerBait.  The average size has been 1-3 pounds, 5+ lbers. are also being caught.  You can also try coves for Rainbow Trout (Johnson, Cachuma Bay, etc.)  Large and Smallmouth Bass are being caught, although it is still early in the season.  Try along points where reeds...... Read More