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Federal Youth Waterfowl Days Provides Exceptional Opportunities in California

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced that many DFG-managed wildlife areas and refuges will be open for the federally designated Youth Waterfowl Days. The two-day waterfowl hunt Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 provides an opportunity for hunters 15 years of age accompanied by a non-hunting adult 18 years…


CA DFG Fish Stocking Program Will Continue Following Court Order

SACRAMENTO – An order today signed by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette will allow the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to stock more waters than would have been allowed under his Nov. 6 tentative ruling. The order is a result of weeks of negotiation among DFG, and the…


Check Points Set to Stop Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from Entering California

Department of Fish and Game (DFG) wardens will check hunters entering San Bernardino County to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This checkpoint, which will be held at an agricultural inspection station, is a continuation of DFG’s extensive educational outreach program and will be conducted Oct. 20 and…


CA DFG Offers September Waterfowl Hunting Clinics

With waterfowl season just around the corner, the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program is hosting two waterfowl hunting clinics in September. The first clinic is in Williams in Colusa County on Sept. 20 with a second clinic Sept. 27 at the San Jacinto Wildlife Area…


Successful San Francisco Bay Halibut Catch Triggers DFG Survey to Ensure Sustainable Fishery

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will monitor the San Francisco Bay halibut fishery to ensure that current regulations are protecting the species from overfishing. Recreational anglers and commercial hook-and-line fishermen are harvesting a higher than normal number of halibut from the bay for this time of year. “This…


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…


DNA Results Prove DFG Successfully Found And Shot Dangerous Coyote That Attacked Toddler

A coyote that attacked a toddler in Lake Arrowhead May 6 is no longer a threat to the community. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that conclusive DNA evidence proves that the coyote shot by a DFG game warden on May 8 was the one responsible for…


DFG Completes 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey; Twelve percent decrease in population seen among duck speciesMay 28, 2008Contact:

Duck populations decreased this year, the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) annual waterfowl breeding population survey shows. The breeding population of mallards decreased 24 percent, from 388,300 in 2007 to 297,100 this year. The total population of all duck species decreased from 627,600 to 554,000, which is a 12…


California/Nevada Wildlife Agencies Sign Agreement Concerning Black Bear Management Practices

Bear problems in the Tahoe Basin reached their highest level ever in 2007. Hoping to ward off a repeat year, state wildlife officials in California and Nevada have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement to share information, personnel, equipment and supplies in a cooperative black bear management program. “This MOA…


DFG Announces Changes to Recreational Groundfish 2008 Fishing Regulations

Emergency regulations to restrict recreational fishing for groundfish in northern California to depths of less than 120 feet went into effect today. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced that the regulations are now effective in both state and federal waters. The new depth restriction began May 1 in…