Some offer camping, parties and equipment rental. A fishing license may be required for ages 16 and up.
Mt. Baldy Trout Pools
(909) 982-4246, www.mtbaldytroutpools.com
Santa Ana River Lakes
Anaheim, (714) 694-7210, www.fishinglakes.com
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
Irwindale, (626) 334-1065, www.tinyurl.com/santafedam
Agoura, (818) 889-9993, www.allyoucanfish.com
Department of Fish and Game
Information includes maps to local lakes, events, stocking guides and regulations, plus publications geared for children. Find a fishing location near you: www.wildlife.ca.gov
Available in Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Newport Beach, San Pedro and Seal Beach. Plus, most regional parks offer lake fishing.