California - World Fishing Network


California is known for its beautiful coastline, bustling cities and premium wineries but its secret is the abundance of quality fishing. The state sports the third longest coastline and over 4,000 freshwater lakes so there are plenty of places to catch that personal best!

Quick Facts About California

California contains 4,172 inland lakes and reservoirs and 29,664 miles (47,740 km) of streams that support fish.California has the third longest general coastline in the United States at 840 miles (1,350 km) trailing only Florida and Alaska.According to the The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the State of California earned over $50 million dollars in revenue from recreational fishing licences in 2013.There are over 40 public fishing piers in California that you can fish on for free.

Get your fishing licences and learn about season regulations at the CDFW website: