Cachuma Lake Fishing Report

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

Crappie Mike' Burge, South Bay, CA, 2.6 Crappie From a boat close to the Flats, hit a curly tail grub sitting on 24 ft of water.

by Cachuma Lake Staff

The threat of a storm this weekend kept the fishing to a dull roar. Despite that, there were quite a few success stories. Some lures from Rapala, Berlkey and S Waver are still coaxing the fish out of the reeds. For those fishing deep, drop shots and Texas rigs are working well. We saw a lot fo Senkos and Powerbait worms as well as night cralwers. Our water level is still over 70% well above the spillway so no trout plants are planned.

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