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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • January 16, 2024
Visitor at CDFW sport show booth

CDFW is returning to the annual International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE), Bart Hall and Cal Shows for 2024.

Categories: Fishing, Hunting, Licensing, R3, Waterfowl
  • November 7, 2023
Two duck hunters sit in a duck blind.

It’s the thrill of seeing a high-octane pointing dog slam to a standstill. It’s having a front-row seat as a wetland comes to life at dawn. It’s the chaos of a valley quail covey erupting from cover; the heart-pounding excitement of a tom turkey somewhere in the distance answering your call. It’s the chance to share with friends and family a wild game meal they can’t get in any grocery store, farmer’s market or five-star restaurant.

Categories: Hunting, Licensing, Outreach, R3, Wildlife
  • May 26, 2023
Rolling green hills in Western Merced County featuring a road cutting through the hills and a peak in the distance.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer and pig hunting permits for opening weekend of the A Zone general season, Aug. 12-13.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, R3
  • 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

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