If you include saltwater species, such as yellowtail and yellowfin, with freshwater species like brown and brook trout, the number of game species in California is staggering. The state's size—reaching from the desert climate of the Mexican border to the marine climate of the Pacific Northwest—and topography that rises from sea level to the highest peaks in the Lower 48, the fishing options are near limitless. Bass? Check. Trout and salmon? Check. Stripers and seabass? Check. Visit the CDFW website to get an idea of the number of game species that make their home in California waters.
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