California Fishing Destinations

West Walker River

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

The West Walker River fishing area in California is a haven for anglers seeking trout, especially brown and rainbow trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Fishing tips include using small midge flies and nymphs in the river's slower-moving sections. The best time of year to visit is from late April to mid-November, with average temperatures ranging from 60-80°F. It's worth noting that water levels can fluctuate depending on snowmelt and rainfall, so it's best to check conditions before planning a trip. Get driving directions.

WEST WALKER RIVER
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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.