This is your Hometown Station local fresh and saltwater fish reports for this week with Halibut Hal reporting:
Here's the latest from our local lakes:
1) Castaic Lake....The stripers are still boiling on the schools of shad. Try the Marina area and also the Ski and Fish arms of the lake. There's also a few largemouth bass mixed in with the stripers. Decent catfishing and bluegill biting in the coves.
2) Pyramid Lake....Fair to good striped bass action also on the surface. Try the coves for bluegill and catfish. The largemouth bass are mostly suspended in 12 - 30 feet of water.
3) Lake Piru....Try early AM in the coves for good bass action. Fair catfish and bluegill bite. Very good crappie action in the coves and bays.
4) Lake Cachuma....Fair to good bass fishing on the surface or shallow water. Try the early AM or late afternoon for the best bites. Lots of bait around.
Pretty good bluegill bite.
Landings from Long Beach to Marina Del Rey: Limits of rockfish and sculpin right now. Also an assortment of sand dabs, ocean whitefish, sheephead and bass. The "Slammer" from Redondo has been slammin the lobster on the twilight trips; catching 14 lobster on Saturday and another 14 on Monday!
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Oxnard/Ventura Landings: The big news is the lingcod are moving into the shallower water. The outer island trips are slaying them! The "Mirage" caught 38 lings on Monday (limits) along with limits of rockfish. Also, the "Sea Jay" had limits of lings (22 lings for 11 anglers) on Sunday. There's also quite a few red snapper and salmon grouper being caught, along with a few more cabezon. In addition, there's the assortment of sheephead, bass, ocean whitefish and a stray halibut or two.
.......well, that does it for this weeks fish report. Halibut Hal reporting for AM1220-KHTS, your Hometown Station.