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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.

  • 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 ...
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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 ..
  • fishtrack.com
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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 MSN.com
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • calsportsmanmag.com
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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 ...
  • natgeotraveller.in
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  • 9/8/2017 11:12:00 AM
  • Mexico’s 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 ...
  • natgeotraveller.in
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  • 9/7/2017 9:19:00 AM
  • Coast Guard Rescues 2 from Sinking Sportfisherman off California Coast
  • Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter file photo. SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their vessel began taking on water near San Clemente Island, Friday morning. At approximately 9:45 p.m., Thursday, the crew of the sport-fishing vessel Topshot ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/6/2017 12:52:00 PM
  • California State Assembly Committee Kills 12-Month Fishing License Bill
  • September 5, 2017 (Sacramento, CA): On Friday, September 1st, two bills that aimed to address California’s significant decline in fishing participation rates and license sales, were killed by the State Assembly Appropriations Committee, chaired by ...
  • Sierra Sun Times
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  • 9/5/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • A Big Catch: California Whales Are Getting Tangled in Fishing Gear
  • Justin Viezbicke once saw a whale struggling to swim up the coast of California without a tail. Though it was a disturbing sight, Viezbicke wasn’t exactly shocked; he’d encountered similar circumstances before. Viezbicke, the California stranding ...
  • www.newsdeeply.com
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  • 9/5/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • FDA issues warning letters to handlers of sprouts, fish products
  • A California sprout processor, a Denver fish processor and a New York seafood importer are all on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of the federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act. Two of the three facilities confirmed positive test ...
  • Food Safety News
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  • 9/5/2017 4:06:00 AM
  • Reasons for Optimism About California WaterFix From a Fish Perspective
  • Scientists Peter Moyle and James Hobbs give their reasoning for qualified support for the controversial tunnels project that will affect Delta fish and fisheries. A juvenile delta smelt inside a rearing tank at the U.C. Davis Fish Conservation and Culture
  • www.newsdeeply.com
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  • 9/4/2017 3:14:00 PM
  • Slow-Cooker California-Style Fish Tacos
  • Use halibut fillets of similar thickness so that they cook at the same rate. Cod and haddock are good substitutes for the halibut. Check the halibut's temperature after 1 hour of cooking and continue to monitor until it registers 140 degrees. You will need
  • www.americastestkitchen.com
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  • 9/1/2017 12:11:00 PM
  • California DFW Accepting Wildlife Officer Cadet Applications
  • Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED) is currently accepting applications for Wildlife Officer Cadet. CDFW is particularly interested in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/1/2017 7:09:00 AM
  • California: Free Fishing Day Sept. 2
  • The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) encourages all Californians to give fishing a try for free on Saturday, Sept. 2. CDFW annually offers two Free Fishing Days, typically around the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends (the first of the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/1/2017 7:09:00 AM
  • California Fish and Wildlife offers free fishing day on Sept. 2
  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering California residents another free fishing day on September 2 for Labor Day weekend. On this day, people can fish without having to buy a sport fishing license.
  • KRCR News Channel 7
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  • 8/31/2017 10:32:00 PM
  • September 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-The following is a list of dates and events in the month of September provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Various Days — Bat Talk and Walk at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, various times, 45211 County Road 32B ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 8/31/2017 2:25:00 PM

California Guides/Outfitters

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California Fishing Clubs

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