NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California

Rivers of Northern California

Unless otherwise noted, the river is stocked with trout, usually rainbow. Generally, stocks occur near popular campgrounds and occasionally at other locations where a truck can gain access to the river. Click on a lake name to be linked to a write-up on the river. A work-in-progress. When we get finished here we'll organize it better.

River Area Hwy Town Comments
Bishop Creek   395 Bishop Stocked trout
Buckeye Creek   395 Bridgeport Stocked at campground
Carson River- West Fork   88 S. Lake Tahoe Trout
Carson River- East Fork   4 Markleeville Trout
Convict Creek   395 Mammoth Lakes Near Convict Lake
Deadman Creek     Mammoth Lakes Camping on-site
Deer Creek   32 Chico Trout; camping in area
Eel River   101 Eureka Salmon/steelhead
Glass Creek   395 June Lake Near June Lake Loop
Hot Creek   395 Mammoth Lakes Catch-&-release
Independence Creek   395 Independence Camping on-site
Lee Vining Creek   395 Lee Vining  
Lone Pine Creek   395 Lone Pine  
Mammoth Creek   395 Mammoth Lakes  
Mattole River     Honeydew/Petrolia Steelhead
McGee Creek   395 Mammoth Lakes Near Crowley Lake
Owens River   395 Mammoth Lakes Limited access
Reversed Creek   395 June Lake On June Lake Loop
Robinson Creek   395 Bridgeport Stocked at campgrounds
Rush Creek   395 June Lake On June Lake Loop
San Joaquin River- Middle Fork   395 Mammoth Lakes  
Stanislaus River- South Fork   108 Strawberry  
Symmes Creek, etc.   395 Independence Not highly rated
Tuttle Creek   395 Lone Pine  
Van Duzen River   101 Eureka Salmon/steelhead
West Walker River   108 Bridgeport