California’s Best Fishing by Area
Use this interactive map to find your next fishing spot in California!
(More areas will be added soon.)
Region / County
Click the California region and then choose counties to find your next fish. (More areas will be covered soon.)
NORTH CENTRAL (REGION 2)
BAY DELTA (REGION 3)
CENTRAL (REGION 4)
SOUTH COAST (REGION 5)
Kern River Fishing: Angler’s Guide to Catching Trout & More
The Kern River is a favorite trout stream in the southern Sierras. We show you all the best spots and techniques for trout, along with tips for hard-fighting smallmouth bass.
Quail Lake Fishing: Complete Angler’s Guide
Quail Lake doesn’t always get much attention, but this reservoir in the arid hills of Southern California can have great fishing at times, especially for stripers and catfish. We share some tips that work here.
Lake Arrowhead Fishing: Complete Angler’s Guide
We’ve made an exception to include the private Lake Arrowhead on this website. If you know the right people, this San Bernardino Mountains lake offers excellent fishing for trout, bass and more.
Legg Lake Fishing: Angler’s Guide to Whittier Narrows Park
Legg Lake has excellent fishing for trout, bass, catfish and more near Los Angeles. We show you when, where and how to catch fish at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area.
Hansen Dam Fishing: Complete Angler’s Guide
The recreation lake at Hansen Dam is a favorite fishing spot for stocked trout and catfish near Los Angeles. We show you how to catch those fish along with bass and panfish.
Bass Fishing in Lake Tahoe (Where, When & How)
Largemouth bass have moved into Lake Tahoe. Whether you like that fact or not, we show you where, when and how to catch America’s favorite gamefish at this giant alpine lake.