Fishing At Lake Cachuma In Central CA
AKA: Cachuma Lake, Cachuma Reservoir
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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Lake Cachuma Amenities
Boat Rental: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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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
County Of Santa Barbara Parks
123 E. Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Lake Cachuma in Central California.
General Fishing Info
Come fish for big bass, giant trout and monster catfish in west-central CA.