Trout Are Starting to Bite

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

by Cachuma Lake Staff

The weather has been mild during the day and windy in the afternoon. A great week for fishing! Trout are starting to bite on garlic worms and trolling with lures. They are 12 to 29 inches in size. Catfish are being caught off the shore at Drake Cove and off boats. They are biting on garlic worms and range in size from 3 lbs. to 7.5 lbs. bass are being on drop shot, garlic worms and gold rap alas. A little girl names Siena caught her first fish, a catfish this weekend.

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