Piru Creek Fly Fishing

The MOST popular fly fishing river in California.

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North of Los Angeles and Castaic, Piru Creek is well known for trout fly fishing. One of the best sections is the catch-and-release area below Pyramid Dam. This section runs for three miles down to Frenchmans Flat. There is relatively easy access at Frenchmans Flat on Piru Creek where the rainbow trout is stocked in the late summer.

To reach the Frenchmans Flat fly fishing access for Piru Creek from Castaic, head north on US5 for 7.5 miles to Templin Highway. Follow Old SR99 west and then north for five miles to Frenchmans Flat on Piru Creek.

Overall, Piru Creek is the 1st most popular fly fishing river of all 17 fly fishing spots in California.

Piru Creek Fly Fishing Map



Local Contact(s):  ANF (661) 296-9710; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Recommended Book:  "Americas 100 Best Trout Streams" from John Ross

Best Season:  Jan - Apr

Base Camp:  Oak Flat Campground

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/angeles/

GPS:  34.616734, -118.744226

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  19602

Piru Creek Fly Fishing Map


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