#13304, "RE: Any good streams to fish within 1 hour of East Bay?" In response to In response to 1
>You might try Coyote Creek in Santa Clara. Details on
>etc can be found on the Santa Clara County Park web site:
Cool, thanks. Think I'll check it out.
>I haven't fished it (yet) and wouldn't eat anything from
>without checking with the rangers (some of the Santa Clara
>waters are mercury-polluted). But if you're doing
>catch-n-release, it doesn't matter.
It'd be nice to catch something (anything!). THEN I'll worry
about eating it or not.
>Is Sacramento too far away for you? There are some rivers
>that way with allegedly good fishing (I haven't tried them
>yet...too far for my lazy butt to drive).
Yeah, me too. Don't feel like dealing with the weekend traffic
>There are plenty of lakes to fish in besides the Quarry if
>you're tired of it (and can't find a decent stream). Del
>Valle, Shadow Cliffs, Chabot, Los Vaqueros, Anderson,
>Loch Lomond, Uvas, Coyote Lakeplenty of others (some are
>pretty close to you - Grant Park, Levin Park).
Thanks for the recommendations. Definitely need to check out
some of these places.