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  • November 11, 2022
An American flag flaps off the stern of a boat on a lake.

CDFW thanks California veterans for their service to and sacrifice for our country.

Categories: Fishing, Hunting, R3
  • November 10, 2022
Vamos a Pescar logo.

CDFW is now accepting applications for the Vamos A Pescar community grant program for fishing programs, classes and activities committed to educating and engaging diverse, multi-generational, bi/multi-lingual participants new to fishing, boating and aquatic stewardship in California.

Categories: Fishing, Grants, R3
  • November 10, 2022
Vamos a Pescar logo

El Departamento de Pesca y Vida Silvestre de California (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, CDFW) se encuentra ya aceptando solicitudes para el programa de subvenciones comunitarias Vamos A Pescar para programas, clases y actividades de pesca comprometidos con la educación y la participación de participantes diversos, multigeneracionales, bi/multilingües que sean nuevos en la pesca, navegación y administración acuática en California.

Categories: Fishing, Grants, R3
  • October 6, 2022
A saltwater angler shows off a calico bass caught from shore.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will begin selling 365-day fishing licenses far sooner than expected, thanks to extensive efforts by staff to expedite sales. Beginning November 15, 2022, California anglers will be able to purchase a 2023 fishing license that will take effect on January 1, 2023, and last the entire year. All licenses purchased on or after January 1, 2023, will be effective from the date of purchase for a continuous 365 days.

Categories: Fishing, Licensing, R3
  • June 28, 2022
Woman wearing waders with a fly rod, fishing in a river

The first of California’s two Free Fishing Days in 2022 is coming up over the Independence Day holiday weekend.

Categories: Calendar, Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing in the City, Licensing, Marine, R3, Trout

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