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Fishing California

EZFishing brings you California's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 13165 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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California Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in California.

California Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in California?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


California Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to California Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of California's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

California Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in California.

  • California: State Legislator Introduces Controversial Fishing Tackle Ban
  • (Sacramento, CA): California’s leading advocate for recreational anglers expressed their opposition to Assembly Bill 2787 as currently drafted, authored by Assembly Member Bill Quirk, Democrat of Hayward, California. “There is no science that justifies ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/20/2018 5:16:00 AM
  • Bill To Ban Lead Fishing Weights On Table In California
  • One of the most hotly contested issues in California among the hunting and conservation communities is the state’s lead bullet ban that became news again when the Trump administration reversed the federal order (it’s yet to be seen if California’s ...
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  • 2/19/2018 6:58:00 PM
  • California Vets Use Fish Skin To Heal Bears Badly Burned In Wildfire
  • When wildfires ravaged southern California in late 2017, people and animals alike had to deal with the devastation. Among the victims were two female bears who were badly burned in the Thomas Fire. But despite the bears’ injuries, veterinarians from the ..
  • WRAL
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  • 2/17/2018 11:52:00 AM
  • After $40 million, California fish hatchery shows little success
  • After spending $40 million over 35 years, a California plan to restore wild stocks of white seabass has failed to produce much in the way of results, according to a study released this week. “The program had increased white seabass populations by less ...
  • thefern.org
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  • 2/15/2018 1:39:00 PM
  • Safe Fish Eating Advisory Issued For Lake Don Pedro
  • The new advice is for black bass species, Channel Catfish, Common Carp, Sacramento Sucker, and sunfish species. The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) developed the recommendations based ..
  • MyMotherLode
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  • 2/14/2018 1:53:00 AM
  • Lucky fish survive Feather River flooding for chance to make it to ocean
  • Hundreds of thousands of steelhead smolts were released into the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials took tankers full of year-old juvenile steelhead from the Feather River Fish Hatchery in Oroville to Boyd's Pump Boat ...
  • kcra.com
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  • 2/14/2018 1:47:00 AM
  • Takahiro Omori Wins Bassmaster Elite Series Opener At Lake Martin, Alabama
  • New Jersey angler Adrian Avena placed third with 50-13, California veteran Jared Lintner was fourth with 50-10 and Washington pro Luke Clausen was fifth with 50-7. The tackle Omori used to fish the squarebills included a 7-foot Daiwa Tatula Takahiro Omori
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/13/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • 5 Top California Trout Destinations
  • The fishing outlook is promising, and these California trout destinations have been producing great angling action. A short two years ago, there was a cloud of gloom hanging over California trout anglers. Sure, the fishing was good, but we were in the ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/12/2018 8:35:00 PM
  • Mexico hopes fish farming can help save endangered porpoise
  • At least one company currently raises Totoaba from hatchlings in the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez, the only place both species are found. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in the Gulf of California, but the high prices traffickers ..
  • WRAL
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  • 2/12/2018 12:12:00 PM
  • FishOn: Local fishing stakeholders marshal opposition to drilling proposal
  • So, something's up down there. Other states with unprovoked shark attacks: Hawaii (6), California (2) and one each in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia. We've always found starfish a bit presumptuous, as if affixing the star to its name is
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/12/2018 11:43:00 AM
  • Local fishing stakeholders marshal opposition to drilling proposal
  • So, something's up down there. Other states with unprovoked shark attacks: Hawaii (6), California (2) and one each in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia. We've always found starfish a bit presumptuous, as if affixing the star to its name is
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/11/2018 10:55:00 PM
  • Mexico hopes fish farming can help save endangered porpoise
  • At least one company currently raises Totoaba from hatchlings in the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez, the only place both species are found. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in the Gulf of California, but the high prices traffickers ..
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/11/2018 11:15:00 AM
  • FISHING: Havasu’s Bailey brings title home
  • It’s pretty nice to win one.” Bailey turned in five fish weighing 15 pounds, 6 ounces on the last day, totaling 49 pounds, 5 ounces for the tournament, enough to outpace California’s David Valdivia by a shade more than a pound. Havasu’s Justin Kerr ...
  • Havasu News
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  • 2/11/2018 8:15:00 AM
  • Cormorant fishing off the skin of a whale shark
  • Fishing is time-consuming business, so diving birds in Mexico’s Baja California are frequenting the local “sushi conveyor” instead. That conveyor comes in the hulking shape of the region’s reigning big fish: the whale shark. The crafty cormorants ...
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  • 2/10/2018 7:05:00 PM
  • 15th Annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament set for March 3
  • There is no registration fee for the event; however, a $5 fishing permit fee and valid California Fishing License is required for anyone sixteen (16) years of age or older. A $6 vehicle-parking fee will also apply. All State Fish and Game laws apply.
  • Caravan News
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  • 2/10/2018 6:12:00 PM
  • Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns – Day 2
  • “Yesterday in the afternoon I got to fish a long day, so I got to learn a lot,” says the affable California pro. “It’s always good to adjust with the pressure – the fish kind of move around. I figured out a little something and I ran with it toda
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/10/2018 3:59:00 AM
  • Mexico hopes fish farming can help save endangered porpoise
  • At least one company currently raises Totoaba from hatchlings in the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez, the only place both species are found. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in the Gulf of California, but the high prices traffickers ..
  • Fox News
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  • 2/10/2018 1:10:00 AM
  • Meyer's Must Haves For Spots
  • In the world of professional bass fishing, the name Cody Meyer has become synonymous with spotted bass. As a native of Northern California, Meyer is a spotted bass freak who forged his fishing education on spots. Since then, he has compiled an impressive .
  • BassFan
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  • 2/9/2018 10:56:00 PM
  • Limbrick Takes Slim Lead
  • For Limbrick, getting off to a hot start early was key. “It started off good in the morning, I didn’t catch many fish, but I caught decent ones – 3- and 4-pounders,” says the California angler. “I’m not sure I can replicate it, I only got six ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/9/2018 4:44:00 AM

California Guides/Outfitters

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California Fishing Clubs

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