A few years ago, you could walk across parts of Lake Cachuma.
But conditions have improved since those drought-ridden days. The lake is at 64 percent capacity, according to the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District.
And that’s plenty of water for boats and a lot of fish.
News-Press Photo Editor Rafael Maldonado recently checked out the lake, which is again a picture-perfect sight from State Route 154.
— Dave Mason