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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.

  • Professional angler Mike Delvisco talks fishing, shares tips with fans
  • One of his favorite memories goes back to the 1960s, when his dad offered to take him fishing in Lake St. Clair and his mom countered with a non-fishing trip to California. He chose to go fishing. “I took that over going on a trip to California with my ...
  • Press and Guide
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  • 1/12/2018 11:45:00 AM
  • Deafening fish in the Gulf of California
  • The mating call of this fish of the Sciaenidae family is louder than an aircraft taking off Researchers in the Gulf of California have measured the volume of a particular species of fish: their calls are louder than an airplane taking off. Their deafening
  • taucher.net
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  • 1/12/2018 10:22:00 AM
  • Chris Brown Could Be Prosecuted Over Exotic Monkey
  • Chris told everyone to chill. According to law enforcement ... several folks notified the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, who opened an investigation. Turns out Chris never got a permit for the exotic pet, so authorities got a search warrant but ...
  • TMZ
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  • 1/12/2018 8:15:00 AM
  • Captain’s Log: Sanddabs — The Tastiest of Our Winter Fish
  • Drop the rig to the bottom and take up the slack. It is important to fish right on the bottom because these fish lie on the bottom just like their big cousins the California halibut. Wait for a few wiggles, like the angler said, and reel up the catch.
  • Noozhawk
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  • 1/12/2018 5:52:00 AM
  • Allen Bushnell, Fish Rap: Steelhead reports surface; locals waiting
  • So far we’ve received no confirmed reports of fresh steelhead in our area. The bigger river systems in Northern California are a different story. Famed fishing guide JD Richey is starting to capitalize on the steelhead run at the American River this week.
  • The Santa Cruz Sentinel
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  • 1/12/2018 3:18:00 AM
  • January 2018: California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
  • WEEKENDS: Guided Wildlife Tours at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley CA 12:30 p.m. The 90-minute walking tour covers slightly more than a half-mile through this premier birding spot that highlights migratory waterfowl and other ...
  • Times Publishing Group
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  • 1/12/2018 1:38:00 AM
  • Join Us at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival
  • The Venturing Angler is pleased to be supporting the efforts of CalTrout at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in Northern California. Join California Trout in Sacramento (2/1), Larkspur (3/7), Orinda (3/14), Menlo Park (3/15), and Arcata (3/22).
  • venturingangler.com
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  • 1/11/2018 12:13:00 PM
  • California Dungeness crab fishery finally set to open
  • Access to the leading source of daily news and information for the global seafood industry Continuous exclusive global news and insight Full article search access to 20 years of business intelligence Daily newsletter - full catch-up of the last 24 hours
  • IntraFish
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  • 1/11/2018 12:46:00 AM
  • Pacific Coast Highway: Malibu California Sport Fishing Pier
  • Over the last month photos of the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California have been featured here and today marks a return to the same location for a view this time to the west side of Highway and the Malibu Sport Fishing Pier. The facility is ...
  • theoldmotor.com
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  • 1/11/2018 12:36:00 AM
  • How Would More Delta Water Pumping Affect Fish?
  • “Chinook salmon and other fish and wildlife species native to California are already teetering on the brink of extinction because too much water is being diverted from the Delta,” said John McManus, executive director of the Golden Gate Salmon ...
  • calsportsmanmag.com
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  • 1/10/2018 7:11:00 PM
  • Mountain Lion Cubs Burned Paws Healed With Fish Skin
  • “I feel like we’re going to get a burned animal,” said Clifford, who is a senior wildlife veterinarian with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and an assistant clinical professor at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ...
  • Sierra Sun Times
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  • 1/10/2018 12:53:00 PM
  • Free Youth Fishing Event at Rancho Jurupa Park Near Riverside, California
  • Riverside –Children ages 3-15 are invited to participate in a free youth fishing event at Rancho Jurupa Park, a Riverside County Parks Department facility located at 4800 Crestmore Road. Riverside, CA 92509, on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. The lake will .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/9/2018 8:50:00 AM
  • How Long Does It Take to Restore a Population of Centenarian Fish?
  • CDFW asks fishermen to put the fish back using a descending device, which NOAA studies suggest could mean as much as 85 percent survival in California rockfish. Serena Ingalls is a junior at Albany High School and a Bay Nature editorial intern through the
  • Bay Nature
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  • 1/2/2018 11:06:00 PM
  • Mountain lion burned in Thomas Fire gets fish skin bandage
  • A young mountain lion injured during California's devastating Thomas Fire is recovering with the help of an unusual medical device: a bandage made of fish skin. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the 5-month-old kitten was found .
  • 6abc action news
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  • 1/1/2018 12:32:00 AM
  • Mexican traffickers now shipping endangered fish meat
  • That suggests smugglers are seeking to take advantage of the whole fish. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in Mexico's Gulf of California, but the high prices paid for dried swim bladders have made that hard to enforce. Poachers in the past simply ...
  • Fox News
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  • 12/31/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • The float bringing augmented reality to the Rose Parade
  • The story of a fish transforming into a dragon is symbolic of the Southern California immigrant experience, Chu said. "This is an opportunity to depict working and overcoming difficulties and some become a dragon, which is a symbol of success in the ...
  • 89.3 KPCC
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  • 12/29/2017 7:21:00 PM
  • Mexican traffickers now shipping endangered fish meat
  • That suggests smugglers are seeking to take advantage of the whole fish. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in Mexico's Gulf of California, but the high prices paid for dried swim bladders have made that hard to enforce. Poachers in the past simply ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 12/29/2017 11:44:00 AM
  • Mexican traffickers now shipping endangered fish meat
  • That suggests smugglers are seeking to take advantage of the whole fish. Fishing for totoaba is prohibited in Mexico's Gulf of California, but the high prices paid for dried swim bladders have made that hard to enforce. Poachers in the past simply ...
  • NWI
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  • 12/29/2017 4:45:00 AM

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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