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Anglers, for a list of upcoming Fishing Tournaments, please click the Calendar link.

If you are interested in Hosting a Fishing Tournament, this page is for you.


Castaic Lake Bass Tournaments

Only organized fishing clubs are allowed overnight (no family or commercial use).

Overnight use of the West Ramp parking lot is for RV/Campers ONLY. Tent camping is allowed only in 3 & 7 acres group campgrounds. All vehicles must park in paved lots.

Neither the County of Los Angeles, nor the Department of Parks & Recreation shall be liable or responsible for any accidents or loss of material. Groups must provide insurance.

Insurance: Certificate of Insurance or Additional Party Endorsement (proof of insurance alone is not sufficient) must name "AS ADDITIONAL INSURED" both: 1. Los Angeles County Dept. of Parks & Recreation - Castaic Lake AND 2. State of California, for a minimum two million ($2,000,000.00) dollars aggregate general liability coverage. Insurance certificate must include: 1. Name of insured, 2. Type of event (bass tournament), 3. Date and 4. Location of the event. Clubs may purchase insurance through the County's Special Event Liability Insurance Program. For more information or a quote, please call 1-800-420-0555. 

No electrical hookups allowed - groups must provide own power/generator. 

Fire permits are required for all open fires, including BBQ and campfires and must be obtained prior to camping. Fires are permitted in designated areas only, including contained BBQ braziers. No ground fires. Fire permits may be obtained (up to 30 days) from Castaic Fire Station #149, located at 31770 Ridge Route Road, one block south of Lake Hughes Road. Fire permits are free. Call the Fire Station at (661) 257-3020 for information.

Use is limited to assigned areas only. Permission for use is subject to cancellation. 


Permittee is responsible for conduct of all members. Minors must be supervised at all times.


All activities must cease by 10 p.m., unless otherwise stated in permit.


Daily vehicle & boat launch fees are to be paid at the park office after the event.


Groups must provide a written accounting of: each day's participants, list of boat CF#'s and annual permits with name & permit number. A special event boat log will be provided for the event. The log must be completed daily and returned to the office along with any uncollected fees, by 3:00 p.m. on the last day.


The designated use area must be cleaned up at the end of the event.


NOTE: PARK GATES ARE LOCKED FROM SUNDOWN TO SUNRISE * Permittee will inform all club members that the park gates are locked from sundown to sunrise. If a gate key is issued, permittee is responsible for keeping the park gates locked after park hours, only club members are allowed to enter after closing. 

Overnight Fee: Overnight group camping is $100.00 per night.

Commercial Use Fee: 10% of gross revenue plus rental fees.


Entry /Launch Fee: Entry and launch fees are not included. and must be paid for after the event. A list of participating vehicles and boats must be provided along with your payment for accounting purposes. Check fee schedule for current fees. 

Reservations: Reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to the event. A non refundable $50.00 reservation fee and the completed application must be received, at the Park Office 30 days before the event. Insurance certificate, Fish & Game letter/permit and any remaining fees must be received no later than 15 days prior to the event, for approval. 

Cancellation Policy: Written notice of cancellation required. 

Cancellation 16+ days prior to event - all remitted fees may be refunded**

Cancellation 3 - 15 days prior to event - 50% of all remitted fees may be refunded**

Cancellation less than 3 days prior to event - no remitted fees refunded.**


**The $50.00 reservation fee is non-refundable.

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