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

Monterey County (CA) Fishing Spots

Basin Creek 4.7 miles
Bear Gulch Dam 14.4 miles
Big Creek 12.5 miles
Big Sand Creek 7.6 miles
Calaboose Creek 7.9 miles
Camp Creek 14.8 miles
Carrizo Creek 15.9 miles
Chalone Creek 8.3 miles
Church Creek 12.9 miles
Conejo Creek 14.4 miles
Finch Creek 14.4 miles
Gloria Lake 14.4 miles
Higgins Creek 15.8 miles
Horse Creek 5.4 miles
Horse Run 7.9 miles
James Creek 14.3 miles
Johnson Creek 14.9 miles
McCoy Creek 12.5 miles
Monroe Creek 10.1 miles
Paloma Creek 6 miles
Pinalito Creek 15.9 miles
Pine Falls 16.2 miles
Piney Creek 5.6 miles
Reliz Creek 3.3 miles
Robertson Creek 12.4 miles
Rocky Creek 9.4 miles
Roosevelt Creek 14.6 miles
Sand Creek 5.5 miles
Stonewall Creek 7.2 miles
Tan Oak Creek 15.8 miles
Tash Creek 6.8 miles
Tassajara Creek 10.5 miles
The Dry Lake 4.8 miles
The Lakes 9.2 miles
Topo Creek 11.8 miles
Vaqueros Creek 3.5 miles
Willow Creek 11.9 miles
Zigzag Creek 14.6 miles
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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

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