June is Prime Time to be on the Water!

From trout in the mountain streams and lakes, to bass in low elevation reservoirs, to coastal fishing and diving, the options can be overwhelming this time of year. There is still a ton of water in most rivers, but the fish are biting and now is the time to go fishing. Have fun and be safe!


Supplemental Sport Fishing Regulations Released

The regulations in this supplement supersede regulations listed in the 2018-19 Freshwater and/or Ocean Sport Fishing regulation booklets. This supplement does not contain a complete set of fishing regulations. Refer to your copy of the 2017-18 Freshwater and/or Ocean Sport Fishing regulation booklet for regulations not included here.  More Info

Help us Plan the Future of Your Trout and Hatchery Resources

CDFW is interested in gaining perspective from statewide stakeholders in order to draft guidelines for trout management. By providing input and offering comments, you are helping us ensure that we are drafting plans and regulations to meet your needs while providing for the protection and enhancement of trout resources. Questionnaires

CDFW Bay-Delta Office Moved to Fairfield

CDFW relocated its Bay-Delta Region headquarters - including its license sales office - from Napa to Fairfield. Licenses can be purchased online anytime, but if you would like to visit the office the new address is 2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534. The public service hours will remain the same, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with license sales ending at 4:30 p.m. The main office phone number has changed to (707) 428-2002.  More Info

CDFW Fish Truck Tracker

CDFW raises and plants millions of trout each year for the enjoyment of anglers. To view trout planting schedules, visit the fish planting website. The fish planting schedule is updated in real time, directly by CDFW hatchery staff. Fish Planting Schedule