California has lots of lakes and streams that offer good brown trout fishing, but these dozen-plus waters offer your best odds of hooking a trophy. We also show you how to increase your odds of catching one.
Waitts Lake in Northeastern Washington is most often fished for lots of rainbow and brown trout. The lake also has some pretty good warmwater fishing prospects.
The Upper Sacramento River is one of the best fly fishing streams in Northern California. We show you where, when and how to catch trout in this beautiful and accessible mountain river.
The Owens River is one of Central California’s best fishing streams, especially for fly anglers. Read this article to learn where, when and how to catch big rainbow and brown trout in the Owens.
Good numbers of stocked hatchery rainbows and naturalized brown trout make this a popular destination on the upper Clackamas River.