San Luis Obispo County (CA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in San Luis Obispo County Area

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Catfish,  Smallmouth Bass,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Striped Bass,  Redear Sunfish,  Brown Trout,   and 12 more

San Luis Obispo County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 26   Rivers/Streams: 175   Reservoirs: 10   Others: 35   All: 246

San Luis Obispo County Fishing Reports

  "At almost 1,000 acres you would expect there to be a bunch of nice fish..." Lopez Lake

  "If you like fishing for white bass our options are pretty limited in..." Lake Nacimiento

  "Santa Margarita Reservoir is 1,100 acres of water that are full of nice..." Santa Margarita Lake

San Luis Obispo County (CA) Fishing Spots

Alamo Creek 1.2 miles
Beck Lake 13.7 miles
Brizzolara Creek 13.1 miles
Burrito Creek 5.8 miles
Chorro Reservoir 14.3 miles
Clear Lake 12.4 miles
Dry Creek 6.5 miles
Fernandez Creek 11.7 miles
Lopez Dam 9 miles
Lopez Lake 9 miles
Lopez Reservoir 11.1 miles
Mariana Creek 9.6 miles
Moreno Creek 10.3 miles
Old Garden Creek 13.3 miles
Oso Creek 12.8 miles
Phoenix Creek 8.7 miles
Pilitas Creek 5.1 miles
Pine Creek 11.9 miles
Potrero Creek 8.3 miles
Potrero Creek 6.3 miles
Pozo Creek 2.8 miles
Rinconada Creek 6.5 miles
Salinas Dam 4.6 miles
Saucelito Creek 7.4 miles
Shell Creek 13.6 miles
Silver Lake 12.8 miles
Stenner Creek 13.4 miles
Stony Creek 9 miles
Tar Spring Creek 13.8 miles
Tassajera Creek 12.7 miles
Toro Creek 1 mile
Trout Creek 13.3 miles
Trout Creek 9 miles
Trujillo Creek 4.9 miles
Vasquez Creek 7.6 miles
Villa Creek 8.6 miles
Yaro Creek 3.1 miles
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San Luis Obispo County (CA) Tackle Shops

4 Seasons Outfitters

San Luis Obispo

The Outdoorsman

Grover Beach

Bob's Tackle Too

Grover Beach

San Luis Obispo County (CA) Fishing Guides

San Luis Obispo County (CA) Fishing Charters

Nearest Campgrounds

Fremont Campground

Santa Barbara 

Paradise Campground

Santa Barbara 

Los Prietos Campground

Santa Barbara 

Local Hotel Rooms






San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo County (CA) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Rainbow Trout, Pumpkinseed Sunfish or Smallmouth Bass, or one of the other fish found near San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo 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.