SANTA ANA RIVER

Species Weather Hydrology


FISHING CALIFORNIA

Santa Ana River


April 21, 2024

The Santa Ana River in California is known for its excellent fishing opportunities. The area is home to many species of fish, including rainbow trout, brown trout, largemouth bass, and catfish. Anglers can also find carp, bluegill, and crappie in the river.

The nearby area offers plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, including hiking, camping, and birdwatching. There are several parks and nature reserves where visitors can explore the beautiful scenery and wildlife.

For fishing in the Santa Ana River, anglers should use lightweight spinning or fly fishing gear. Artificial lures and live bait are both effective for catching a variety of fish species. It is also important to bring a valid California fishing license and follow all regulations set by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The best time to visit the Santa Ana River for fishing is from late fall through early spring. During this time, the temperatures are cooler, and the fish are more active. Average temperatures range from the mid-50s to low 60s Fahrenheit.

Overall, the Santa Ana River is a great fishing destination for anglers of all skill levels. With plenty of fish species to target, beautiful scenery, and nearby activities, it is a must-visit location for anyone who loves the outdoors.



Fish Species
Image Alt Apache Trout
Image Alt Black Crappie
Image Alt Blue Catfish
Image Alt Bluegill
Image Alt Brown Trout
Image Alt Common Carp
Image Alt Kelp Bass
Image Alt Largemouth Bass
Image Alt Rainbow Trout

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16 Day Long Term Forecast

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Rafting & Kayaking

FOREST BOUNDARY, ABOVE ZOO CREEK BELOW SPILLWAY (S1/2, SEC 3, T11S, R2E) TO LA JOLLA INDIAN RESERVATION BOUNDARY (N1/2, SEC 31, T10S, R2E)
San Luis Rey-Escondido Watershed, California
CROUCH RANCH TO MORENA RESERVOIR
Cottonwood-Tijuana Watershed, California
CONFLUENCE OF FRY AND IRON SPRING CREEKS (E1/2, SEC 3, T10S,R1E TO SE1/4 SEC 16, T10S, R2E
San Luis Rey-Escondido Watershed, California
MISSION CREEK
Salton Sea Watershed, California
MISSION CREEK
Salton Sea Watershed, California
DEVIL CANYON TRIBUTARY TO SAN MATEO CREEK
Aliso-San Onofre Watershed, California
SAN MATEO WILDERNESS BOUNDARY TO NF BOUNDARY WITH CAMP PENDLETON
Aliso-San Onofre Watershed, California
SANTA MARGARITA RIVER
Santa Margarita Watershed, California
PALM CANYON
Salton Sea Watershed, California
SANTA MARGARITA RIVER
Santa Margarita Watershed, California

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Palm Street Park

Eagle Ranch Park

Hesperia Community Park

Hollyvale Park

Midway Park

Lime Street Park/Community Center

Hesperia Civic Plaza Park

Mendel Park

Grass Valley Wilderness

Timberlane Park

                                                                                                                       
                                               
TAHQUITZ CANYON VISITOR CENTER
The Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center is located in Palm Springs, California and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Salton Sea watershed. This center serves as a ...
BAUTISTA CREEK - NATIONAL WILD & SCENIC RIVER
INDIAN VISTA SCENIC OVERLOOK
SAN JACINTO RIVER NORTH FORK - WILD & SCENIC RIVER
FULLER MILL CREEK - NATIONAL WILD & SCENIC RIVER
CAHUILLA TEWANET VISTA POINT
The Cahuilla Tewanet Vista Point is located in the Coachella Valley of California and offers stunning views of the Salton Sea. This vista point is a popular destination for tourists ...
CAHUILLA TEWANET SCENIC OVERLOOK
INDIAN CANYONS
The Indian Canyons, located in the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation near Palm Springs, California, offer visitors a glimpse into the rich cultural and natural history of the ...
COACHELLA VALLEY VISTA POINT
The Coachella Valley Vista Point is a scenic overlook located in the Salton Sea watershed in Southern California. This viewpoint offers visitors a breathtaking panoramic view of the Coachella Valley, ...
AERIAL TRAMWAY UPPER TERMINAL MOUNTAIN STATION
The Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station is a popular tourist destination located in the San Jacinto Mountains of California. The station is accessible via the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, ...

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