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  • February 1, 2023
angler on dock putting salmon in cart next to pickup truck

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend its annual Salmon Information Meeting via webinar on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Categories: Fisheries, Salmon
  • January 11, 2023
illustrated map of Dungeness crab zones

CDFW will lift the Dungeness crab trap prohibition in Fishing Zones 3-6 (all areas south of the Sonoma/Mendocino county line) for the recreational fishery on Jan. 14, 2023 at 8:01 a.m.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine
  • December 29, 2022
image of creek in forest with running water

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 25 projects that will receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds.

Categories: Fisheries, Grants, Habitat Restoration
  • December 20, 2022
groundfish lingcod in water

Changes to recreational fishing seasons, depth limits and bag limits for a variety of groundfish species will be implemented in 2023.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Marine, Species
  • December 19, 2022
image of blue shield with text Support California Wildlife Officers, and wildlife officer badge, and digitally painted lingcod

CDFW's 2023 Warden Stamp is now available for purchase online. For its 14th edition, the stamp celebrates California's recreational anglers, divers and commercial fishery participants, and their contributions to the economy and conserving California’s coast.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, General, Law Enforcement, Marine

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