13 Best Brown Trout Fishing Lakes and Rivers in California

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 Fishing: Catch Big Rainbows, Browns in NE Washington

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.

Owens River Fishing

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.

Trout Fishing at Oregon’s Harriet Lake

Good numbers of stocked hatchery rainbows and naturalized brown trout make this a popular destination on the upper Clackamas River.