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Fishing At Lake Cachuma In Central CA

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill and redear sunfish at Lake Cachuma in California.

One of the top freshwater fishing lakes in Southern California, Lake Cachuma has a lot to offer visiting anglers. This is a 3,100 acre impoundment, located 18 miles northeast of Santa Barbara. Bass and trout over 10 pounds, catfish over 30 pounds, and plenty of quality fish reside here. Shoreline fishing, kayaks, canoes and all types of boats are methods for catching fish in this popular fishery. Trout stockings during cooler months keep the trout fishing active and help some of the monster bass in Cachuma grow even bigger.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Cachuma.

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Bluegill Redear Sunfish

Lake Cachuma Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Cachuma Lake Recreation Area Campground - 805 686-5055

Live Oak Camp - 805 686-5097

Fremont Campground - 805 967-8766

Lake Cachuma CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Cachuma
County Of Santa Barbara Parks
123 E. Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805 568-2460

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Lake Cachuma in Central California.

Fishing at Lake Cachuma, in California.