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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.

Search Fishing Locations in California

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


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.

  • Mexico's Rockfish Fishing Craze
  • Fog draped the Pacific waters when we left San Diego, California, so Brightenburg cautiously piloted the boat toward Mexico border. In an hour, we were fishing in 300 feet of water off Bahia Descanso, 20 miles south of the border. Our targets on this ...
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  • 11/23/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Fishing the North Coast: Coastal king season winding down
  • the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife agreed to delay the opening of the 2017-18 Coastal Dungeness crab fishery from Point Arena, California north to the US/Canada border until at least December 16 ..
  • Times-Standard
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  • 11/22/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • Baja California Fish Tacos
  • I see people order inside and then take it to go. Haven't seen anyone come to pick up a phone-in order yet. BTW... If it's the fish tacos you like, don't do like I did once. Took an order of fish tacos home, about 10 to 15 mins away. By the time I was ...
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  • 11/18/2017 8:54:00 AM
  • Salmon numbers near record high at this California hatchery. Here’s why.
  • One San Joaquin County fish hatchery is seeing near-record returns of Chinook salmon this season. The Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery is expected to break the 2011 record of 18,000 salmon, according to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife Facebook po
  • The Sacramento Bee
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  • 11/17/2017 9:54:00 PM
  • Plan to pump more water from the Delta gets approved
  • On Wednesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service signed off on a proposal championed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and south state California water interests to ramp up Delta pumping starting next week. “We believe this modification will help strike ..
  • TheSacramento Bee
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  • 9/27/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • Lobster fishing season starts in Baja California Sur within 15 days
  • The Board of Directors of Puerto Chale Fisheries Cooperative, through its secretary, Juan Angel Higuera, reported that the lobster season in the northern area of the town of Comondú, specifically in the towns of San Juanico and Las Barrancas, would ...
  • FIS
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  • 9/19/2017 2:40:00 PM
  • Fishing License Reform Fails for California
  • A proposal to switch California’s fishing licensing process to a 12-month calendaring system failed to gain full legislative support yet again, as Senate Bill 187, or SB 187, stalled in the California Assembly just before Labor Day weekend. The bill was ..
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  • 9/15/2017 1:36:00 PM
  • California Legislator Denies Anglers a 12-Month Fishing License
  • Hopes of turning around California’s declining fishing-license sales by allowing anglers to buy one-year licenses were dashed when a legislator killed the legislation. Once again, sportsmen and women are truly amazed at California politics and fisheries ..
  • Sport Fishing on
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  • 9/14/2017 11:10:00 AM
  • California: Recreational Halibut Fishery Ends off California
  • The recreational Pacific halibut fishery ended Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11:59 p.m. for the remainder of 2017. Based on the latest catch projections, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) expects to have met the 2017 California recreational quota
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  • 9/11/2017 7:41:00 AM
  • California Fishing License Reform Fails
  • A proposal to change California's fishing licensing process to a 12-month calendar period failed to pass, as Senate Bill 187, or SB 187, failed in the California Assembly just before the Labor Day weekend. Efforts led by the California Sportfishing League
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  • 9/11/2017 7:41:00 AM
  • Last Chance For California’s Halibut Fishing
  • The following press release is courtesy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife: The recreational Pacific halibut fishery will end Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11:59 p.m. for the remainder of 2017. Based on the latest catch projections, the California ...
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  • 9/8/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • Baja California’s Recipe for Saving Fishing Communities
  • It’s a half hour before sunrise, and the ocean appears inky black as it slaps against the sand. A dozen fishermen are lounging in the boat master’s office in Punta Abreojos, laughing and talking about the party they’ll have that night. The mood is ...
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  • 9/8/2017 11:12:00 AM

California Guides/Outfitters

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California Fishing Clubs

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Want to join an interest group near you?

Look up the following list of fishing clubs in California.

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