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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.

  • California: Lahontan Cutthroats Release into Truckee Basin Waters
  • The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will start releasing Pilot Peak Lahontan cutthroat trout into Truckee area waters to give Sierra Nevada anglers the opportunity to catch some trophy sized trout in a year or two. Last week CDFW received
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/28/2017 6:02:00 AM
  • California Fish and Wildlife's abalone survey available through Sunday
  • A few days remain for abalone hunters to add their voices to a California Fish and Wildlife survey that will be used to help shape future management of the recreational abalone fishery. The brief questionnaire includes an opportunity for participants to ..
  • Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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  • 4/27/2017 10:50:00 PM
  • Beaver Lake Day 1 Coverage
  • 7:10 Nothing for Meyer The day has barely started, but so far Cody Meyer has no fish. As he often does, the California pro started out in Prairie Creek. He has plenty of company in that decision – an unusually large number of anglers seem to have decided .
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 4/27/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • Gulf Of California Experiencing Overfishing
  • A new study suggests that more small-scale fishing boats are operating in the Gulf of California than is economically and ecologically sustainable, suggesting that local fishermen are spending more time and money to catch fewer fish. Scientists at Scripps
  • Eurasia Review
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  • 4/27/2017 3:00:00 AM
  • May 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
  • Various Days — Guided Wetland Tours at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley (95948). A wildlife naturalist will lead a group, school or organization on a half-mile route through diverse wetlands. General information includes wildlife ...
  • cdfgnews.wordpress.com
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  • 4/26/2017 10:23:00 PM
  • Ferret owners petition California to legalize their pets
  • Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. Will Californians finally be able to declare, loud and proud, that they are ferret owners? The California Fish and Game ...
  • Fresno Bee
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  • 4/26/2017 7:21:00 PM
  • Officials approve annual fishing ban for Sacramento River
  • Part of the Sacramento River will be closed to fishing in Redding every spring to protect Chinook salmon. Wednesday morning, the California State Fish and Game Commission unanimously approved a permanent fishing closure on part of the river in Redding.
  • KRCR News Channel 7
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  • 4/26/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • Ferret owners petition California to legalize their pets
  • Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. Will Californians finally be able to declare, loud and proud, that they are ferret owners? The California Fish and Game ...
  • TheSacramento Bee
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  • 4/26/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Yellowtail on Fly World Record
  • California Yellowtail World Record on Fly Approved! While fly fishing off Mexico’s Guadelupe Island, California angler Paul Chukar Tutunjian caught this 17.9 kg (39 lb 8 oz) California yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) on September 9, 2016 that has earned him .
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 4/26/2017 1:06:00 PM
  • Reeling in family ties at Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival
  • Standing along the side of Pike Run in California, Ryan Dibble patiently shows his stepdaughter Paityn Gajan how to cast her fishing line, using a hand-over-hand technique. Within minutes of the start of the 22nd annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival ...
  • Herald Standard
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  • 4/26/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Reel Big Fish tops bill for July 13 Roarin’ Summer concert at ZooMontana
  • Of that ticket price, $2 will be donated to ZooMontana Reel Big Fish are one of the Southern California ska-punk bands that edged into the mainstream following the mid-'90s success of No Doubt and Sublime. Like most of their peers, they were distinguished
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 4/25/2017 10:34:00 PM
  • DNA Shows Mountain Lion Entered Home, Took Dog
  • DNA evidence confirms the report from last week of a mountain lion possibly entering a California home and taking a pet dog off the bed as the owner slept. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a Monday, April 24, press release that a ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/25/2017 7:02:00 PM
  • 50 Things Nutritionists Never Eat—So You Shouldn’t Either
  • Not only did he personally have a bad experience with it once, but there are many factors you don’t know about that spicy tuna or California roll. Like, how long it’s been sitting there. Or how fresh the fish it. Or, if it’s even real fish to begin with.
  • ozonnews.com
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  • 4/25/2017 5:52:00 PM
  • Reel Big Fish headline Roarin’ Summer Concert at ZooMontana
  • Of that ticket price, $2 will be donated to ZooMontana Reel Big Fish are one of the legions of Southern California ska-punk bands to edge into the mainstream following the mid-'90s success of No Doubt and Sublime. Like most of their peers, they were ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 4/25/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • Big Hike in Fishing and Hunting Licenses Pending
  • I know for a fact that I pay $100 for an out of state fishing license for a Montana and $100 for Wyoming out of state, and $120 for a California out of state. We’re charging $56 for a non-resident annual pass here. I think out of state annual licenses ...
  • The Mountain Jackpot News
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  • 4/25/2017 1:28:00 PM
  • Countdown To Trout Opener: Kayaking To Big Fish
  • The two spend lots of time fishing the many spectacular trout fisheries up and down the state of California. Trolling minnow plugs is one of Warren’s go-to tactics. He uses a 6-foot, 6-inch to 7-foot fast-action, medium-power spinning rod rated for 6- to .
  • calsportsmanmag.com
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  • 4/24/2017 11:28:00 PM

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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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in California.

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