Lake Miramar has the potential to grow huge bass and catfish and has wintertime trout fishing close to San Diego. Here’s what you need to know to catch fish here.
Pine Flat Lake near Fresno is known for a wide variety of fishing, including three kinds of bass and two kinds of landlocked salmon (plus trout, catfish and more). Start your research here.
Pardee Lake has it all. Trout and kokanee fishing are great, bass fishing is a worthy challenge, and big catfish are a welcome surprise. Start your catching right here.
The Kalama River in Southwest Washington isn’t big, but fishing can be quite impressive when salmon and steelhead runs are strong. Here are the best seasons and fishing holes.
The Green River (Duwamish) can be excellent for coho, chum and pink salmon fishing (with some Chinook). Steelhead and resident trout round out the catches.