With great weather during most of the year, Castaic Lake is a great spot in Los Angeles County, just 45 miles north of downtown LA, to rent a boat. It’s a reservoir formed by the dam on Castaic Creek. It’s open from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend, making it a great swimming and boating spot during the summer months. Thanks to the local RV park and campgrounds, Castaic Lake attracts many outdoorsy visitors, and there are plenty of activities to enjoy during a trip here.
If you want to rent a boat on Castaic Lake during the summer, be sure to look for a rental in advance so you can reserve what you want. Speedboats/ski boats for watersports and pontoons are very popular, and are great rental options on Castaic Lake. Ask the boat owner about including equipment for watersports when you rent a boat on Castaic Lake, if you’re visiting with teenagers or children who want to enjoy tubing, wakeboarding, or other activities behind the boat.
Fishing is an excellent activity to enjoy on Castaic Lake, and some record-breaking fish have even been caught here during fishing tournaments. The lake is stocked with trout, bass, and catfish. Purchase your fishing license and then rent a fishing boat with all the bait, tackle, and gear you need to have a great fishing day on Castaic Lake.
Other great rentals to enjoy on Castaic Lake include jet ski rentals, kayak rentals, and stand-up paddleboard rentals. Note that swimming is only allowed in a designated area of Castaic Lake - during the summer months at Lower Lake Lagoon where there is a beach.
Castaic Lake is a great fishing destination. The lake is stocked with trout, bass, and catfish, and you can make great catches here from shore or on a boat rental. Just make sure you have a California fishing license.
Castaic Lake is a safe lake to swim in - you just need to make sure you’re swimming in the right spot. Swimming is only permitted at the Lower Lake Lagoon at designated beaches.
Boat rentals at Castaic Lake start at $125/hour or you can find some powerboat rentals that cost $500 for a full day.
Paul was very responsive and on time. Everything went smoothly and my friends and I had a blast in his boat. He thought of everything and boat comes included with skis, wake boards, and an inflatable three person super fun towable deck seat. We went to Castaic Lake and had a blast. Will rent again.
Paul was very good at communicating before, during and after. Everything was on time and we all had a great time. Paul even spent extra time finding a knee board for us to use and that made all the difference with the kids. Would definately recommend renting from Paul.
We had a great time. Bill is very patient and does his best to ensure all renters have the same great time that we did. His boat is brand new and packs a punch. To future bookers, please note that the boat is powered by two impellers; use caution with tow ropes. Have a blast—highly recommended!
We had such a great day on the lake with Bill’s boat. The boat itself was brand new and super high tech. The touch screen and blue tooth made everything so easy. It had everything you would want for water sports…wakeboard, wake surf board and a great tube. Bill was super nice and spent time giving us a thorough explanation of how everything works. He was kind enough to help us launch the boat and bring it in to the dock when our day was finished. Very easy communication throughout. Highly recommend Bill’s boat!
Renting from Bill was a dream! He and his boat were top notch! He was prompt, answered all my questions, and ensured that everything we needed was on the boat and ready to go. We had a wonderful day out on Lake Castaic in this gorgeous boat. It fit eight adults and two children comfortably. We will definitely rent from again! What a blast! Thanks Bill.
This was a great experience that we would definitely like to repeat. Bill was very thorough, patient and friendly with us. The boat and the accessories were awesome. Bill made everything easy for us to have a great day on the lake!
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