Fishing in California is a great way to relax. With so many fishing destinations throughout our state, you can stay close to home or take a weekend trip. We have some great ideas for you no matter what type of fishing you are looking for.
Fishing in California – Top Destinations
- Brannon Island State Park – If you have a taste for salmon, this is the place to go. Pink salmon abounds along the Sacramento River at Brannan Island State Park. You can also find striped bass and trout around Spring. The great thing about this spot is that it is close to home.
- Dockweiler State Beach – If you are looking for a weekend getaway where you can get some fishing in, Santa Monica Bay at Dockweiler State Park is a great spot. Surf fishing and shore fishing is good at this spot where you can catch a good lot of halibut and perch among others.
- Lake Shasta – Bridge Bay – A long day trip or an overnighter, Shasta Lake is a great stop to get some fishing in. Bridge Bay is home to many different types of fish including spotted bass, king salmon, catfish, and nab trout.
- Lake Chabot – No more than an hour away is a mecca for all types of fish. In the fully stocked lake, you can catch trout, crappie, bass, catfish, and bluegill. If you bring the family, they can do a lake tour, boat ride, or eat at the marina café while you fish to your heart’s content.
- Yosemite National Park – Are you planning a summer vacation and would love to incorporate fishing? Why not head to Yosemite National Park? Rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, and small-mouth bass can be found throughout the park.
- Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge – Use the pier or grab a boat and head out to catch white sturgeon, leopard sharks, rays, and striped bass, all of which can be found at the National Wildlife Refuge. There is also hiking, biking, and hunting. Plus, no fishing license is necessary.
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