SCV Fishing Report May 22nd: Local Lakes And Saltwater Report
Here is this week's fishing report for KHTS AM 1220:
1) Castaic Lake....Lots of school sized stripers are still biting; try Dry Gulch, the Buoy Line or the Marina. For both trout and bass, try fishing Eucalyptus Point, Hawks Nest and Campsite A. For catfish try Campsite B and C or the old standby......the Buoy Line.
2) Pyramid Lake....For shore anglers, the shallow water is still producing a decent bass bite. For boaters, try the deeper water. That deep water near the Dam is also holding trout, small stripers and both species of largemouth and smallmouth bass. Catfish are biting in the Coves.
3) Lake Piru....Reasoner Cove and and the Narrows are still producing crappie up to 2 pounds. Redear and bluegill are also biting. Bass fishing and other species has slowed.
4) Lake Cachuma....Try the 20-25 foot depth near the Dam for some trout, along with Harveys or Mohawk..... an 8 pound trout was caught on Saturday! Crappie are biting at Cachuma Bay, the Narrows and Santa Cruz Bay. Bass are biting best in the early AM or late afternoon in 15 feet of water or less.
It was only a matter of time.....the white seabass have finally arrived for the overnight boats!
Landings from Long Beach to Marina Del Rey:
On Monday, the "Freedom" from 22nd Street Landing in San Pedro brought back 30 white seabass for the 30 lucky anglers on board. The limit is one seabass per angler until June 15th, when 3 seabass can be kept. The 1/2 day and 3/4 day boats are all catching an assortment of bass, sculpin and rockfish. Barracuda have left the area for now.
The "Mirage" from CISCO Landing on Monday returned to Oxnard with 14 white seabass, 2 halibut, 6 lingcod, and 143 rockfish for 22 happy anglers. At Ventura Sportfishing, the "Pacific Dawn" on a 2-day trip with 17 anglers, returned with 12 white seabass, 15 ocean whitefish, and 340 assorted rockfish. Meanwhile, the "Island Spirit" nabbed 50 barracuda and 47 rockfish for 16 anglers. Springtime is an exciting time to fish; give it a try!
.......until next week, this is Halibut Hal reporting for your Hometown Station, KHTS 1220AM.