Fishing Spots

Camping, party packages and equipment rental may also be available. A fishing license may be required for ages 16 and up. Mt. Baldy Trout Pools – Mount Baldy, (909) 982-4246, www.mtbaldytroutpools.com. Santa Ana River Lakes – Anaheim, (714) 632-7830, www.fishinglakes.com. Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area – Irwindale, (626) 334-1065, www.tinyurl.com/santafedam. Troutdale – Agoura, (818) 889-9993, www.allyoucanfish.com.
 
Department of Fish and Game
Free information includes maps to local lakes, events, stocking guides and regulations, plus publications geared for children. Free fishing days for 2017 are July 1 and September 2. Find a California fishing location near you by visiting www.wildlife.ca.gov.
 
Pier fishing is available in Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Newport Beach, San Pedro and Seal Beach. Plus, most regional parks also offer lake fishing. See Recreation and Parks.