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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.

  • California Ocean Salmon Seasons Opening in June
  • Additional sections of the California coast will open up to recreational ocean salmon fishing in June. In the Klamath Management Zone, which is the area between the Oregon/California state line and Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude), the season ...
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  • 5/10/2018 6:01:00 AM
  • Fish And Wildlife Offers May Activities Calendar
  • Anglers age 16 and over who have a valid California Sport Fishing License may fish after noon. For more information, please contact the Gridley Recreation Department at (530) 846-3264 or Gray Lodge Wildlife Area at (530) 846-7505. Sunday, May 13 — World ..
  • Escalon Times
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  • 5/9/2018 7:25:00 PM
  • California man admits illegally importing protected fish
  • A prize-winning Arowana is seen inside a tank at a tropical and ornamental fish exhibition in Bangkok on October 8, 2016. / AFP / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images) A prize-winning Arowana is seen inside a .
  • KRON4 News
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  • 5/3/2018 3:08:00 AM
  • Senators Work For California Swordfishing
  • Leading recreational fishing organizations applauded Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for introducing S. 2773, the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, to phase out the use of mile
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 5/3/2018 2:56:00 AM
  • Senators Work to Bring California Swordfishing Into the 21st Century
  • Alexandria, VA – Leading recreational fishing organizations applauded Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for introducing S. 2773, the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, to phase ...
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  • 5/2/2018 6:53:00 AM
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife calendar posts for May 2018
  • Weekends — Ecological Reserve Tours at Elkhorn Slough. Volunteers lead walks every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost. The visitor center and main overlook are fully ...
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  • 5/1/2018 4:51:00 PM
  • Best Northern California Fishing Options
  • Northern California is a giant area, approximately 2/3 of the state with a fishing line in the sand drawn somewhere below Fresno. If your map search for fishing in California you will find plenty of northern California Fishing Options but if your search ..
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 4/30/2018 3:17:00 PM
  • Shocking Video Shows Impacts of Controversial Fishing Method
  • In the U.S., they are only used in the California driftnet fishery, which stretches from Los Angeles to the northern tip of the state. Drift nets hang like walls in the ocean. They're made of a patchwork of fishing line that extends as much as 100 feet ...
  • National Geographic
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  • 4/27/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • San Diego: Southern California’s Boating and Fishing Capital
  • SAN DIEGO — The morbid future presented in the 1993 film “Demolition Man” was set in the city of “San Angeles” – an amalgamation of San Diego and Los Angeles. Urban sprawl of both cities was growing at such a fast rate back then the film’s ...
  • The Log
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  • 4/26/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • Lead Fishing Weight Ban: Will California’s proposal sink or swim?
  • SACRAMENTO — A recent proposal to ban the use of lead weights in California’s waterways has the bill’s opponents fishing for answers. Such opponents are specifically asking whether a proposal to ban certain-sized lead fishing weights and sinkers is ...
  • The Log
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  • 4/26/2018 7:19:00 AM
  • Southern California Bass Fishing: Home of Next World Record?
  • More likely than not, one of these Southern California bass fishing lakes that hold Florida bass will be the home of the next world-record largemouth. Bass fishing is America’s most popular rod-and-reel endeavor — indeed, a national sport. But from a ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 4/24/2018 8:49:00 PM
  • Fishing line: Striper action takes off near Colusa and on Feather River
  • Here are the best places to fish in the Sacramento region, Northern California and beyond for the week of April 23, 2018. Flows from Keswick Dam increased from 3,220 cfs to 4,190 cfs. Trout fishing has been near Anderson. Glo Bugs, beads and roe are ...
  • The Sacramento Bee
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  • 4/23/2018 11:50:00 PM
  • Fish Talk Radio – Fly Fishing, Cuba, Cabo and Bass
  • Check out And be sure to visit Frank Selby’s His and Her Fly Fishing Shop in Newport Beach, California. His web site is Hour Two John and Frank open hour two with John Marriott, CEO of Soft Science.
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California Guides/Outfitters

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California Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in California.

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California Weather

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