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Pyramid Lake is located along Interstate I-5 in the Angeles and Los Padres National Forest on Piru Creek. The lake is 17 miles south of Frazier Park California and 20 miles north of Magic Mountain Amusement Park in Valencia California. Exit on Vista Del Lago.


Pyramid Lake offers camping, picnicking, boating, waterskiing, and swimming. Fishing is a popular sport at Pyramid Lake, where you can catch fish such as large and small mouth striped bass, trout, catfish, blue gill, and crappie.

Emigrant Landing boat launch is reached via Smokey Bear exit from Interstate 5. It has a marina, a boat ramp, beach, and picnic areas. Family and group campsites are also available at Los Alamos Campground in lower Hungry Valley.

Hard Luck Campground on Piru Creek also has family camping units when open. Beaches and picnic sites at Spanish Point, Bear Trap, Yellowbar (when open), and Serrano are reachable only by boat.

Fishing is allowed from every location at Pyramid Lake. You can catch fish such as large mouth bass, small mouth bass, striped bass, blue gill, crappie, and some trout. Courtesy docks and a ramp leading from Parking Lot A to accessible fishing sites are available.PLPhoto

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Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 12/18/2016

With December beginning to wind down our Castaic Lake fishing guide and Pyramid Lake fishing guide best of the month goes to Theodore visiting from Sweden with his 8 1/2 pound striped bass at Pyramid Lake that attacked a big topwater bait. We only have a few openings left for Christmas through New Year's feel free to text or email me at 818-439-1154 for more information.

Pyramid Lake Striped Bass Fishing Guide Report 12/08/2016

Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 11/18/2016

Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 11/18/2016 – It's a lot of work but if you're willing to throw a topwater bait all day long these are the type of fish you can catch right now at Pyramid Lake. It's fun and it's straight topwater fishing all day long and here's Vito with one of several fish caught today at Pyramid Lake in Southern California.

Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 11/18/2016

Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 11/06/2015

Pyramid Lake Bass Fishing Guide Report 11/06/2016 – Pyramid Lake received its first trout plant of the fall season Wednesday, November 2 at 4 PM in the afternoon. I spoke with some lake personnel after the plant and they told me they were the largest trout they'd ever seen planted there in 14 years. For anglers interested in going trout fishing things look very promising. But it did little to spark the striped bass action. Fishing remains fair at best and some days last week were very beautiful and calm and I saw little to no striper action at all. The largemouth fishing is fair at best. Once again this is a classic time of year at this lake but fishing remains slow. We're going to keep an I on it and report any improving action as soon as it happens. Water temperatures remain 66°.

Pyramid Lake Fishing Guide Report 10/13/2015

Castaic Lake/Pyramid Lake Bass Fishing Guide Report 10/13/2016 – We have added a 3rd boat to the fleet at Rich Tauber Fishing and yesterday was the maiden voyage of our brand-new 2016 Ranger 220 Bahia center console fishing machine. To go along with our dynamic Phoenix 721 bass boat and comfortable multipurpose G3 freshwater fishing pontoon boat this will give us the ultimate flexibility for our southern California fishing clientele. We will use this boat throughout the entire winter season fishing striped bass at Castaic Lake and Pyramid Lake and in the summer of 2017 this boat will run coastal fishing trips from Malibu to Santa Barbara and the Channel Islands. I will be running all of the striped bass fishing trips this winter and in the summer of 2017 we will hire a fantastic licensed saltwater captain to run trips along the Ventura coastline and Channel Islands. This boat will comfortably fish 1 to 4 people for all of its freshwater striped bass fishing trips and all saltwater fishing trips will be limited to 2 persons maximum. Anglers who would like more information can call or text me at 818-439-1154.

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