Lake Almanor Fishing: How to Catch Big Trout, Salmon & Bass

Lake Almanor is a giant in the Northern Sierras, but if you can figure it out, the rewards include big trout, salmon and smallmouth bass. We help you unlock its secrets.

Fishing the Naches River and Tributaries

The Naches River and its tributaries provide smaller and less-crowded fly and conventional trout fishing experiences and have better bank access but fewer big trout than nearby Yakima River. Winter anglers can catch whitefish.

Fishing at Medical and West Medical Lakes

Like big rainbow and brown trout? Like fly fishing? Like bait fishing or trolling? Medical and West Medical Lakes near Spokane have you covered.

Spokane River Fishing

The Spokane River flows right through the middle of Washington’s second-largest city, yet it’s relatively little known but surprisingly good, especially if you’re fly fishing for trout.