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Feather River Salmon Season Starts in California

Feather River Salmon Season Starts in California

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding anglers of the fishing regulations for the 2013 salmon season on the Feather River. The regulations are effective Tuesday, July 16. The California Fish and Game Commission adopts yearly regulations to help ensure the health of fish populations and give…


California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 6

California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 6

The California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) and the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) announce the recreational salmon season from Horse Mountain, Humboldt County (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S. – Mexico border will open on Saturday, April 6, 2013. In the fall of 2012, nearly 35,500…


Closure of Abalone Fishery Under Consideration

The California Fish and Game Commission will consider emergency action on Thursday, Sept. 15 to possibly close the abalone fishery along the northern California coast. This action is being considered in the wake of confirmed reports of dead red abalone and other invertebrates on beaches and inside coves along the…


New Salmon and Steelhead Regulations on Klamath and Trinity

New fishing regulations to increase the possession limit of returning adult fall-run Chinook salmon from four to six along the Klamath River system become effective Aug. 15. The California Fish and Game Commission adopted regulations increasing the possession limit at their June 28, 2008 meeting in Upland to reflect an…


Nonlead Ammunition Regulation For Hunting In Condor Range Starts July 1

The law requiring the use of nonlead ammunition in historic California condor range takes effect July 1. Different brands and types of certified bullets meeting the nonlead requirements are currently available from eight different companies and come in a variety of calibers and styles. A list of certified bullets, packaged…


DFG Seeks Public Input On Proposed Longfin Smelt Regulation

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) seeks public input regarding a draft longfin smelt take regulation. The longfin smelt is currently being considered by the California Fish and Game Commission as a threatened or endangered species. During this candidacy period, DFG has prepared a draft regulation (Fish and…


DFG Schedules Public Meetings for Biennial Groundfish Management Regulations

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is in the process of refining 2009 and 2010 regulation alternatives for the commercial and recreational groundfish fisheries. Two regional public meetings are scheduled to gather input on the current range of alternatives. Fisheries managers plan to discuss issues surrounding the development…