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The Best Fishing in Los Angeles

Looking for the best fishing in Los Angeles? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Los Angeles. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top fishing spots in and near Los Angeles

  • Irwindale, California

    Santa Fe Dam Loop Trail

    4 mi / 105 ft gain
    Santa Fe Dam Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Baldwin Park, California.
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  • Los Angeles, California

    Venice Beach

    1.6 mi / 46 ft gain
    Venice Beach is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Venice, California.
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  • Seal Beach, California

    Seal Beach Pier

    0.59 mi / 23 ft gain
    Seal Beach Pier is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Seal Beach, California.
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  • Seal Beach, California

    Seal Beach

    4.8
    Seal Beach is a small beach community between Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Right off PCH (Pacific Coast Highway), this sandy beach is a great place to chill on a hot summer day. The high winds coming off the water makes it an ideal place to kite board, surf, or simply fly a kite along the sho...
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  • Santa Monica, California

    Spend a Day at the Santa Monica Pier

    4.3
    *Unlimited photography options with the ferris wheel, beach, ocean, and sunsets *Abundant people watching opportunities  *Plenty of ways to get a workout in including swimming, volleyball courts, running, or riding a bike There is a bike and walking path that runs along the coast.  One of my favo...
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Surf Fishing Off Of Inspiration Point

    Tucked away, at the base of Inspiration Point in Palos Verdes is an outcropping of rocks, perfect for surf casting and catching ocean fish, away from the crowds. It's a challenge to get there, but the less travelled spot is used by many professional sportsmen, practicing their skills at fishing f...
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  • La Verne, California

    Bridge to Nowhere via East Fork Trail

    9.65 mi / 1798 ft gain
    Bridge to Nowhere via East Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Azusa, California.
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  • Agoura Hills, California

    Malibu Lake Trail

    6.44 mi / 505 ft gain
    Malibu Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Calabasas, California.
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  • Oak Park, California

    Oak Canyon Trail

    2.15 mi / 249 ft gain
    Oak Canyon Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Oak Park, California.
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  • Valyermo, California

    Jackson Lake to Vincent's Cabin

    9.07 mi / 2900 ft gain
    Jackson Lake to Vincent's Cabin is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Valyermo, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Exploring Pearl Street Beach's Arch Rock

    4.0
    Pearl Street Beach is a great spot to just chill and watch (and photograph) the sunset with friends and family. Parking for the beach can be found on S. Coast Hwy (the 1) and is meter parking. There is also free, but limited parking available along the smaller streets closer to Pearl Street Beach...
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  • Laguna Niguel, California

    Kick Back at Laguna Niguel Regional Park

    This is an awesome tucked away little adventure that will have you occupied all day! With plenty of picnic tables you can be sure to have your own privacy tucked into a corner free from other people. Grab a lake side picnic table or even the numerous ones around the grass fields, they are all won...
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  • Laguna Niguel, California

    Sulphur Creek Reservoir Loop

    1.84 mi / 253 ft gain
    Sulphur Creek Reservoir Loop is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Laguna Niguel, California.
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  • Avalon, California

    Camp at Catalina's Two Harbors

    4.8
    An island camping escape is a mere 50 minute boat ride away from the southern California coast. If you're feeling generous with your funds, you can also opt for a helicopter ride, leaving out of Long Beach and 15 minutes later landing in Catalina Island.Two Harbors campground is unique with the a...
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  • Avalon, California

    Visit Two Harbors, Catalina Island

    5.0
    Just 30 miles from the commotion and congestion of Los Angeles, is a small island village that time seems to have left behind. You won't find the usual traffic, development, and big crowds here.  You won't find movie theaters, concert venues, hotels, nightclubs, or sporting events either. At Cata...
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  • Castaic, California

    Paddle Castaic Lake State Recreational Area

    6 mi
    Castaic Lake is a man made reservoir located 41 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, CA in the town of Castaic. Made up of two bodies of water, separated by a 425-foot dam, Upper and Lower Castaic Lakes have a combined 29 miles of shoreline forming the Castaic Lake State Recreational Area. The s...
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