For those that live in Los Angeles know that the L.A. River is sort of a misnomer. While it was once the city's water source, the L.A. River is mostly a dry, concrete channel that snakes its way through most of the county towards the ocean (though it is possible to kayak through parts of it). Of course, if you're new in town like Michael "The Angry Ginger" Kittrell and the rest of his family, you may try to go fishing in the L.A. River like Michael and his Uncle "Big" John did in a recent episode of REELZ's Hollywood Hillbillies. Little did they know that the river is more commonly known as a location for movie shoots.
Hundreds of movies have used the L.A. River as a location, so we decided to narrow that down a bit and reveal some of our favorite movie classics that have fished around the L.A. River for, er, good locations. A Southern-Fried Version of L.A. Livin'