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Fishing At Castaic Lake In Southern CA

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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, rainbow trout and striped bass at Castaic Lake in California.

Home of five record largemouth bass (all over 19 pounds), a striped bass over 43 pounds, and a channel catfish over 47 pounds, Castaic Lake is a dream lake for serious anglers. The lake also offers exciting fishing for anglers of all skill levels, with populations of catfish, crappie and trout. Castaic Lake is a 2,200 acre lake, located in the southwest part of the state in Los Angeles County. This is a day-use only lake, and fees to enter are required. While access to shorelines is limited, one can do some fishing from shore. However, this lake is best fished from a boat, canoe or kayak.

Primary fish species residing in Castaic Lake.

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Rainbow trout Striped bass

Castaic Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Castaic Lake RV Park & Campground - 661 257-3340

Castaic Lake CA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Castaic Lake
Castaic Lake RV Park
31540 Ridge Route Road
Castaic, CA 91384
661 257-3340

Lake Access
The hours of operation and entry requirements change often - check here for the latest information.

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