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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.

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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.

  • You Can Fish For Free On Saturday, July 1st
  • This Saturday may just be the perfect day to dust off your fishing poles or pick up some new ones! That’s because California Free Fishing Day is happening this Saturday, July 1st. From the California Dept of Fish And Wildlife Website: “Have you ever ...
  • cbslocal.com
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  • 6/27/2017 2:51:00 PM
  • Feds Say Delta Tunnels Won't Push Fish To Extinction
  • Supporters of the project say the current water pumping stations in the South Delta are killing fish and not providing a reliable water supply to Central Valley farmers and millions of Southern California residents. The pumping facilities, near Tracy ...
  • Capital Public Radio
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  • 6/27/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • July 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
  • Various Days — Bat Talk and Walk at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, various times, 45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road), Davis (95618). Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is home to approximately 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats. From mid-June to mid-September the Yolo .
  • cdfgnews.wordpress.com
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  • 6/27/2017 12:17:00 AM
  • Bill to change California fishing licenses applauded by locals
  • Fishing enthusiasts around the state may soon have reason to celebrate, as a widely-criticized law is set to be scrapped following the passage of a bill authored by Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) in the California Senate. Senate Bill 187 creates a .
  • Turlock Journal
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  • 6/24/2017 8:41:00 AM
  • California FGC Names Prosecutor of the Year
  • Photo, left to right: California Fish and Game Commission President Eric Sklar, Fresno County Deputy District Attorney Sabrina Ashjian, CDFW Chief of Enforcement David Bess. The California Fish and Game Commission has honored Fresno County Deputy District
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/22/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • New law could make California fishing licenses more user friendly
  • The number of people fishing for fun in California has decreased over the past 30-plus years. Fewer people buying a recreational fishing license means less money for California's huge fish and wildlife agencies. A change to the fishing license system aims
  • WVTF Public Radio
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  • 6/21/2017 1:31:00 AM
  • New law could make California fishing licenses more user friendly
  • The number of people fishing for fun in California has decreased over the past 30-plus years. Fewer people buying a recreational fishing license means less money for California's huge fish and wildlife agencies. A change to the fishing license system aims
  • WUWM
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  • 6/20/2017 9:04:00 PM
  • New law could make California fishing licenses more user friendly
  • The number of people fishing for fun in California has decreased over the past 30-plus years. Fewer people buying a recreational fishing license means less money for California's huge fish and wildlife agencies. A change to the fishing license system aims
  • Market Place
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  • 6/20/2017 5:08:00 PM
  • Fish Tacos
  • These will transport you straight to southern California. FRY THAT FISH: Nonstick Dishwasher-Safe Fry Pan Set, $60; amazon.com. In a medium shallow bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne. Add the cod, tossing the ...
  • delish.com
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  • 6/20/2017 2:22:00 AM
  • The great California fish taco migration
  • American food is all about choices. Oh, don’t get excited, the choices are not there for constitutional reasons! This is not “have it your way.” The choices are there to include you, the diner, in a marketing experiment. You vote with your pocketbook ...
  • Victorville Daily Press
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  • 6/19/2017 6:31:00 PM
  • June 17-24: Delta Fishing Report
  • Great Weather for #FishOakley as BBT Anglers from throughout Northern California head to Russo’s for their team event Saturday. Also Many are preparing for the Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge June 24 th and 25 th. Fun times as Smallies are grabbing baits ...
  • eastcountytoday.net
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  • 6/17/2017 12:37:00 PM
  • In the name of conservation: Eavesdropping on fish sex
  • Using underwater microphones and mathematical models, researchers from the US and Mexico were able to estimate population numbers for the Gulf corvina, a popular eating fish from Mexico’s Gulf of California. About two million corvina gather every spring ..
  • themalaymailonline.com
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  • 6/17/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Sushi Roulette: Is the Fish You Ordered the One You Got?
  • Scientists at Loyola Marymount University, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) tested fish dinners at 26 L.A. sushi restaurants. The result: 47 percent of the meals were not as advertised.
  • National Geographic Society
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  • 6/17/2017 4:41:00 AM
  • Trump Removes Protections For Marine Life Trapped In Fishing Nets
  • The rule would have applied to fewer than 20 fishing vessels that use mile-long fishing nets to catch swordfish off California and Oregon. The change would have shut down the drift gill net fishing for swordfish for up to two seasons if too many of nine ..
  • americannewsx.com
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  • 6/17/2017 2:51:00 AM
  • Kayak fishing tournament draws anglers to King Harbor
  • The event, organized by the Coastal Conservation Association of California, took place at the King Harbor Yacht Club. First-place awards were handed out to Tony Park in the bass and rockfish divisions while Jay Scarcella won first place for the heaviest ..
  • tbrnews.com
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  • 6/16/2017 3:08:00 PM
  • California School of Fly Fishing Closes Its Doors
  • From The California School of Fly Fishing: After 36 years, we are retiring the California School of Flyfishing. It has been an unbelievable ride. The school has allowed us, with our client friends, to travel the world. Back before most people had ever ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 6/16/2017 10:03:00 AM

California Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

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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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California Weather

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