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

Fish Species in Monterey County Area

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Brown Trout,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Striped Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Bullhead,  Northern Pike,   and 4 more

Monterey County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 16   Rivers/Streams: 199   Reservoirs: 7   Others: 61   All: 283

Monterey County Fishing Reports

  "Water is very low, way below the bottom of the dam. Not much biting today,..." Los Padres Dam

  "The Arroyo Seco river is closed to fishing unless you above the horse..." Arroyo Seco

  "Well I fished in Harris Creek and the bait was a power bait and the fish I..." Lake San Antonio

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Monterey 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 Monterey County (CA) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Whitefish, Largemouth Bass or White Bass, or one of the other fish found near Monterey 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 Monterey 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.