Cachuma Lake Fishing Report

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

by Cachuma Lake Staff

We are still open during these challenging times! Please call the Tackle Shop before you drive out to make sure we are open, number is 805-688-4040. If for some reason we close the answering machine recording will be updated. We sell snacks and there are soda machines located outside the shop. The General Store is closed. We disinfect the boats and counter tops between customers. We practice social distancing.

The annual derby is postponed to October 17 & 18, 2020. We will take reservations for boat rentals on September 17,2020 at 6 am, over the phone and in person for the derby.

As of March 29th the lake capacity is 74%. Bass are being caught all over the lake on senkos, roboworms, nightcrawlers, jerk bait and spinner bait. 10 small trout were caught off shore with Kasmaster. 5 crappie were caught off a boat. Hours are Friday-Sunday 7 am-7pm and Monday- Thursday 7am-6p. The tackle shop is well stocked for you fishing needs. We sell live bait, nightcralwers and meal worms.

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