Eastman Lake is nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills surrounded by grasslands and blue oaks.  At maximum capacity, the lake has 1,780 surface acres and holds 150,00-acre feet of water.  The lake was created by the construction of the Buchanan Dam on the Chowchilla River.  The dam is an earth and rockfill structure 205 feet high and 1,800 feet in length.  At 600 feet elevation, summers are warm and the winters mild, allowing for year-round recreation.  Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, irrigation and recreation, the lake is a popular destination for visitors.

The best baits for this lake

Strike King Bladed jigs 1/2 oz / Blue Glimmer Thunder Cricket

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LUNKERCANDY Crankbaits Cell Mate Sugar Daddy 6

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Lifted Jigs Jig Heads Iball Jigheads

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XCalibur Jerkbaits Tour Series Jerkbait 95mm - 4 Pack

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Strike King Minnows & swimbaits KVD Dream Shot

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SteelShad Swimbaits 6

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