California Trout Fishing Map

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm


Smith river in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has a lot of opportunity for you to catch trout. Most great trout fishing areas in California are in the northern parts of the state. There are a lot of National forests and public land areas here for you to find some great trout fishing. In the map below I have certainly not marked every place for you to go trout fishing in the state. Just a few rivers and streams to get you started on your search for a great trout fishing spot near you.

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