Merced County (CA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Merced County Area

Bream/Bluegill,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Brown Trout,  Largemouth Bass,  Northern Pike,  Striped Bass,  Steelhead Trout,   and 9 more

Merced County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 12   Rivers/Streams: 45   Reservoirs: 14   Others: 21   All: 92

Merced County Fishing Reports

  "I've been going for 22yrs straight that spot. My dad was the foreman for..." Ortigalita Creek

  "I have seen this on several occasions out there in the fog and on red..." San Luis Reservoir

  "Fished the creek for 4yrs straight 1st yr did 8.2lbs. 2nd yr did few at..." Los Banos Detention Dam

  "Trout are no longer stocked here. Largemouth bass, catfish, and crappie..." Los Banos Reservoir

Merced County (CA) Fishing Spots

Merced County (CA) Tackle Shops

Buy N Market

Los Banos

Super Pork


Waterford Market


Merced County (CA) Fishing Charters

Local Hotel Rooms

Merced County (CA) Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit California Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

More About Merced County (CA) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Bullhead, Striped Bass or Sockeye Salmon, or one of the other fish found near Merced County, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So find your new favorite fishing spot near Merced County, and grab your favorite fishing gear. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, record catches for a location, photos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Pick a nearby city and get started.