Santa Cruz County (CA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Santa Cruz County Area

Rainbow Trout,  Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Bream, Bluegill,  Brown Trout,  Crappie,  Bullhead,  Striped Bass,  Catfish,   and 8 more

Santa Cruz County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 14   Rivers/Streams: 123   Reservoirs: 20   Others: 61   All: 218

Santa Cruz County Fishing Reports

  "He caught this one about 50 yards from the boat entrance. 6 year old..." Loch Lomond

  "Trespassers will be reported to the authorities...." Drew Lake

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Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County (CA) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Bream, Bluegill, Whitefish or Bigmouth Buffalo, or one of the other fish found near Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.