The Bass Continue to Be The Big Story

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

Largemouth Bass
Spencer Snodgrass was trolling a flicker shad and landed this bass.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cachuma Lake Staff

by Cachuma Lake Staff

The bass continue to be the big story. Most were caught from baits, using jigs, lures and drop shots with roboworms. The popular lures are Rapalas, S Wavers and Flicker Shads. Trolling is very successful, especially but the dam. We’re still over 70% water capacity, well about the spillway, so no trout plants are schedules.

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