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,  Crappie,  Smallmouth Bass,  Rainbow Trout,  Redear Sunfish,  Striped Bass,  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

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 Flathead Catfish, Warmouth 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.