The upper lake is home to many different recreation activities, and is the primary facility for motorized watercraft. The main reservoir houses two launch ramps, of which the east (main) launch ramp can service 18 full lanes of traffic, and the west (seasonal) launch ramp can hold 6. Boaters have a chance to experience 2,235 acres of explorable waterways and coves, and shoreline fisherman can test the 29 miles of shoreline, some of which is pathway accessible. Effective March 1st, 2015 the new legal black bass limit will be 5 fish at 15 inches for Castaic Lake. These regulations can be found in Title 14, California Code of Regulations, section 5.00. Use this link to www.wildlife.ca.gov/Regulations page.
URGENT NOTICE PLEASE READ: Quagga Muscle Inspections are taking place and all water craft will be required to pass inspection before they will be allowed to launch. For information about Quagga Mussel Inspections click on this link https://www.dfg.ca.gov/invasives/quaggamussel/