California Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in California

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Rainbow Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Brown Trout,  Striped Bass,  Carp,   and 100 more

California Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 2,570   Rivers/Streams: 9,668   Reservoirs: 1,277   Others: 1,723   All: 15,238

California Fishing Reports

  "1 Brown trout approx. 11-12 inches on a Rapala CD07, original countdown..." Trout Creek

  "You catch a lot of rainbow trout out there, if you get out there around 5..." Grace Lake

  "Nicasio Lake is another Petaluma area lake I love to fish. It's big, 825..." Nicasio Reservoir

  "Soulajule Reservoir is not huge at 63 acres, but its size aside I enjoy..." Soulajule Reservoir

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California 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.

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Fishing in the state of California, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 15,238 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Bon Tempe Lake, Legg Lake and Bard Lake. Fish for Cutthroat Trout, Bream/Bluegill or Pumpkinseed Sunfish or one of the other 30 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.