Field & Stream names Redding, CA a top 10 Trout Fishing town

Updated: August 29, 2023

Photo by Caleb Marmolejo and Visit Redding

Redding was just named one of America’s Top 10 Trout Towns by Field & Stream Magazine.

“Whether you’re looking for trophy rainbows on the Sac or wild trout in our surrounding rivers and streams, Redding delivers for anglers year-round.

— Danny Orloff, Tourism Marketing Director for Visit Redding

In the article “Best Trout Fishing in the U.S. – Top 10 Towns,” Field & Stream highlighted Redding for its abundance of world-class trout waters, including the Sacramento River, Pit River, McCloud River, and alpine lakes in the Trinity Alps.

“The famed McCloud River has and some of the best rainbow trout fishing in the Lower 48.

— Field & Stream Magazine

Redding’s recognition as a top trout town reinforces its reputation as Northern California’s outdoor recreation capital. Whether casting for trout on the Sacramento or making first descents of Class V whitewater, Redding is a hub for adventure. To learn more about planning a fishing trip or vacation to Redding, go to

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