Cachuma Lake Fishing Report

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

by Cachuma Lake Staff

Please wear your face mask and prating social distancing.

As of August 28th the lake capacity was 74.7%. Largemouth bass and channel catfish have been predominantly biting. Bass have been biting on top water in the early morning and late afternoons using whopper ploppers, wake baits, frogs and spooks. During midday bass have been biting on senkos. Also trolling with flicker shad near main lake points and bluff walls has been showing success. Catfish have been biting on night crawlers, mackerel and artificial catfish bait ( all sold in out tackle shop). Some smallmouth have been biting on ned rigs, drops hotting robo worms and small wombats. You can also find success catching largemouth with a shake head paired with a trick worm. 2 trout were also caught trolling around 30 feet in Clark Canyon located near the dam.

The tackle shop is well stocked with your fishing needs. We sell live baits, night crawlers and meal worms.

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