May 01, 2018
Fishing season is upon us and what better way to make lasting memories with your loved ones than hitting the water with a rod and reel? Your time is precious, so rely on Game & Fish for up to date fishing forecasts, and best tips and tactics. Before you load up the family and gear, take a gander at our wide variety of fishing articles from experts in the field and full reviews on this year's gear. Check out the 2018 Western Family Fishing Destinations for your state below:
This spring, Golden State anglers find healthy populations of game fish all across California. From a variety of trout to bass to salmon, an angler's target list can spread across more than 4,800 lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. Each of the following statewide locations offers exceptional on-site facilities, great fishing for budding youngsters to seasoned veterans, and a variety of local family activities to keep everyone ready to...Keep Reading
Kid-friendly fishing destinations are abundant in the Rocky Mountain states. Many states manage sites specifically for family-fishing fun that often includes opportunities to camp and kayak.
Because kids today have so many options for activities, parents who want to develop their kids' interest in the outdoors must be sure to make their outings fun. In recent years, the Rocky Mountain States have begun developing family friendly fishing sites where fun is the name of....Keep Reading
Bass, trout, kokanees, crappie, catfish and bluegills round out the family fishing options at many sites across Washington and Oregon ... and camping at any one of them is often memorable.
Shake off the winter doldrums and hit the highway on your first family-fishing adventure of the year! Family-fishing trips range full circle in Oregon and Washington, from saltwater bays and piers to epic whitewater rivers, ponds so quiet you can hear the frogs breathe, and lakes where you can fish for anything from perch-jerking to stocked trophy...Keep Reading