Information on Castaic Lake

Castaic Lake has produced 6 of the top 25 biggest bass ever documented. While the trophy bass days of the past aren't as prevalent as neighboring Lake Casitas, Castaic is the top bass fishing destination in Southern California. Rusty Brown offers year round pro bass fishing guide trips at Castaic Lake out of a fully tournament rigged Ranger bass boat.Castaic Lake Castaic Lake State Recreation Area is a reservoir of the State Water Project. It is one of the Project's largest recreational lakes and the terminal of its west branch. The site includes 29 miles of shoreline. A major attraction is the 425-foot tall Castaic Dam.

Castaic Lake has two bodies of water. Lower lake is for non-power boating and canoeing. Swimming season on lower lake runs from mid-May to mid-September. Upper lake is for sailing, power boating, water and jet skiing, and fishing. The lake is stocked with bass, trout and catfish. Boat rentals and a tackle bait shop are available.

Location - Directions
The recreation area can be reached by exiting Interstate 5 at Hughes Lake Road, 41 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. From Ventura, it is 51 miles to Castaic Lake via Highway 126 and Interstate 5.
Latitude/Longitude: 34.5347 / -118.6108









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