SCV Fishing Report January 18th: Local Lakes And Saltwater Report
1) Castaic Lake....The last trout plant was a month ago. Trout fishing has been fair to good lately. Try the lower Lagoon for a shot at some decent sized largemouth bass. Still a few stripers in the 3-6 pound size, try the Main Ramp. Slow fishing for everything else.
2) Pyramid Lake....Fair trout fishing since the last trout plant of three weeks ago. There's a few striped bass around in the 3-6 pound class; for them, try the Marina or Inlet. Bass are deep in 12-30 foot depth. Slow fishin for bluegill and catfish.
3) Lake Piru....Few reports and few anglers. Slow fishing for just about everything here.
4) Lake Cachuma....Thre's a very good bass bite going on in 10-25 foot depth. Also, a few crappie to be had in the narrows. Inconsistent trout bite. Slow for all other species.
Landings from Long Beach to MarinaDelRey:
Only a handfull of boats and few anglers going out. Most boats are concentrating on catching perch, sculpin, sand bass, and calico bass. Long Beach Sportfishing starts it's annual Halibut Tournament on 1/18. Call the landing for additional info.
Sanddabs up the ying yang! CISCO Landing on Saturday had 2 boats with 36 anglers. They scored 3000 sanddabs along with 125 red rock crab and 30 (ugly) spider crabs. Also on Saturday, one boat @ Ventura Sportfishing with 21 anglers nabbed 925 sanddabs along with a few sculpin and perch.
.....well, that's it for this weeks fishing report. Halibut Hal signing off for your Hometown Station, KHTS-1220AM.
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