Castaic Lake Fishing

Largemouth Bass:

The lake’s rising water has kept the Bass from moving up shallow for the time being. Our best action has been in 10-25’ of water in the Fish Arm of the lake. Main lake and secondary points are holding good numbers of bass. The 5” Senko in green pumpkin colors are best in the morning. Once the sun gets up the fish have been backing out a little deeper. The dropshot rigged with a RoboWorm in Aaron’s Magic or Oxblood/Red Flake has been our go-to setup during the day.

Striped Bass:

Striper fishing is still hit and miss right now as the baitfish seem to be moving around with the massive influx of water. We are catching fish on the trolled KastMaster and the Umbrella Rig at 30-50’ on leadcore setups. The best action has been in the first two hours of the day. Look for this bite to improve as the lake reaches full pool and starts warming in the coming weeks.

Castaic Lake Conditions

Water Temp Surface


Water Temp Bottom at 20’


Water Clarity

5′ Stained

Water Level

Rising – 8′ Below Full Pool