Cachuma Lake Fishing Report

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

White Crappie
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cachuma Lake Staff

by Cachuma Lake Staff

Bass and catfish continue to be what’s biting. Most bass were caught with lures or drop shots using Yamamotos and Roboworms. The popular lures are Rapalas, S Wavers and Flicker Shads. Trolling has been successful, especially by the wall. We’re still over 70 % capacity, well above the spill way so no trout plants are scheduled.

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