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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • 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 24, 2024
Chinook salmon being measured

With the 2024 closure of ocean salmon fisheries in California, CDFW officials are reminding anglers of important rules relating to transport of salmon taken from Oregon into California.

Categories: Fishing, Law Enforcement, Marine, Salmon
  • May 17, 2024
large red salmon swimming in shallow water

The California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously this week to close in-river salmon sport fishing in the Klamath River Basin and Central Valley rivers for the second consecutive year.

Categories: FGC, Fishing, Klamath Basin, Salmon
  • 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 23, 2024
Fish and Game Commission logo.

The California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources at its April 17-18, meeting in San Jose. The Commission approved a major amendment with special conditions as recommended by CDFW to an experimental fishing permit related to pop-up gear testing in the Dungeness and rock crab fisheries.

Categories: FGC, Fishing, Hunting, Salmon, Wildlife

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