Get Outdoors This September

This is a great time of year to pick up a fishing rod and enjoy California's wild places. Below are some examples of how CDFW and its partners are working to make California a better place for anglers..  Get Your 2017 Sport Fishing License

McCloud River Redbands Added to Trout Production Program

CDFW is producing and stocking more native trout species for recreational angling. The latest native species added to this effort is the beautifully colored McCloud River redband trout. CDFW has begun raising the fish in its hatcheries and releasing them within their historic range, which includes the McCloud River and McCloud Reservoir.  More Information

Snorkel Surveys

For more than 20 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, CDFW, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, National Marine Fisheries Service and Western Shasta Resource Conservation District have been working together to restore Clear Creek in Shasta County to improve habitat and recover populations of Central Valley spring-run, fall-run and late fall-run Chinook salmon and Central Valley steelhead. Read more about the snorkeling biologists and this important conservation effort. More Information

Hunting and Fishing on America's Public Lands

This fall, we are joining the Bureau of Land Management to celebrate hunting and fishing on California's public lands. Often referred to as the original conservationists, CDFW and BLM value hunters and anglers and the many contributions they make to the Golden State. More Information

California Fish Truck Tracker

CDFW's efforts to raise and stock millions of trout each year for the enjoyment of anglers can be experienced firsthand this month. To view trout planting schedules, visit the fish stocking website, which is updated in real time by CDFW hatchery staff.  Fish Planting Schedule

CDFW Law Enforcement Now Hiring Wildlife Officers

Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The Law Enforcement Division is currently accepting applications for wildlife officer cadet. CDFW is particularly interested in recruiting applicants with a love of the outdoors and a passion for fish and wildlife conservation. All prospective candidates are encouraged to extensively review informational materials on the Law Enforcement Division's website to see if this career is right for you and to see minimum qualifications.

The application deadline is Sept. 30, 2017.  More Information