Don Castro Report

Don Castro Reservoir - Hayward, CA (Alameda County)

by East Bay Regional Park District


Sunny, partly cloudy and cold, with lots fish biting reported. Hot spots are typically the steep bank located next to the park entrance, and the fishing dock.


10 Catfish were caught off of the East and West banks using chicken liver as bait. Each measured between 11”-20”. Successful lures are bright green with garlic dip for scent, and Power Bait has also been working.


14 trout were caught off of both the East and West banks using Power Bait. Each trout measured 10-17”.

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