Strategic Planning for Trout and Hatchery Resources

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is currently in the process of drafting guidelines for trout management. Three associated projects make up this effort:

  • Strategic Plan for Trout Management
  • Strategic Plan for Trout Hatcheries
  • Inland Trout Angling Regulations Simplification

Inland Sportfish Regulations Simplification FAQ

Attention Anglers: The CDFW is currently in the process of drafting an update to the Strategic Plan for Trout Management and would like your input. Please review the Draft Strategic Plan for Trout Management by clicking on the link below, and email your feedback to Michael Mamola at Michael.Mamola@wildlife.ca.gov.

Draft Strategic Plan for Trout Management (PDF)

The CDFW would like engagement from the public to ensure the Draft Strategic Plan for Trout Management is successful. By providing comments you can help ensure the CDFW is drafting a plan that meets your needs while providing the necessary protections and enhancements of trout resources.

This comment period will last from July 26 to August 25 2021.