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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • June 14, 2024

As the sun set over the San Pablo Bay June 10, CDFW, joined by faculty, staff and students from the California State University Maritime Academy, released approximately 1 million fall-run Chinook salmon smolts from the Cal Maritime campus in Vallejo.

Categories: Fisheries, Hatcheries, Rare Species, Salmon
  • May 24, 2024
school of small silver fish

CDFW this week successfully completed the release of more than 2 million fall-run Chinook salmon smolts into the Klamath River.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Hatcheries, Klamath Basin, Salmon
  • May 2, 2024
Razor clam on the beach.

CDFW Director Charlton H. Bonham has closed the recreational razor clam fishery in Humboldt County following a recommendation from state health agencies determining that consumption of razor clams in the area poses a significant threat for domoic acid exposure.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine, Public Safety
  • May 1, 2024
CDFW employee presents certificate to  angler next to river

The California Fish and Game Commission and CDFW have recognized Scott Lyons, an El Dorado County resident, retired educator and lifelong angler, with having completed California’s 500th Heritage Trout Challenge.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Trout
  • April 18, 2024
Schoolchildren watch as fall-run Chinook salmon fry are released into the Klamath River from a CDFW tanker truck.

CDFW this week successfully released approximately 500,000 juvenile salmon into the Klamath River just below the Iron Gate Dam.

Categories: Fisheries, Habitat Restoration, Hatcheries, Klamath Basin, Salmon

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