The Eel River is best known for its \winter steelhead fishing (including hatchery fish you can keep). Salmon, trout and shad round out the fishing.
The Mattole River may be out of the way, but if you want to catch a big steelhead away from the crowds, this river should be on your radar. We show you when, where and how.
The Russian River can be quite good for winter steelhead and is one of the better shad and smallmouth bass rivers around. You might also catch catfish, trout, stripers and sturgeon.
Lower Otay Lake is renewed for huge fish, especially Florida-strain largemouth bass and massive blue and channel catfish. Learn where, when and how to catch them.
The Sacramento River is California’s biggest and most important river system and a fantastic destination for all kinds of fishing. We give you the crucial information to catch them.