Cachuma Lake Fishing Report

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

by Cachuma Lake Staff

Another nice week for fishing. 22 inch trout was caught north of Harveys Cove on Saturday with a flicker shad. Catfish are biting. On Thursday a 6 Lb. and Friday 7 Lb. were caught on mackerel in Harveys Cove off the shore. A good sized Catfish was caught off the island with Powerbait. 10 bass were caught but the island on the Santa Barbara side with garlic night crawlers. Another angler caught 7 bass using a green fire tiger Flicker shad square bill. Bluegill and redear are still being caught.

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Fishing has picked up all over the lake. Several really nice trout were caught this week on garlic night crawlers, trolling 65 feet deep by the dam and in the middle of the lake. Dozens of Catfish were reported caught but the dam and in the middle of the lake on garlic night crawlers. Two 6 lbs. Catfish were caught on mackerel and shrimp in Santa Cruz Bay and Cachuma Bay. Bass and Crappie are being caught all over the...... Read More

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