After Coordination with Local Government, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Delays Trout Season Openers in Three Counties

As requested by county officials, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham delayed the start of the trout opener in Alpine, Inyo and Mono counties. The director made this decision in consultation with California Fish and Game Commission President Eric Sklar. The trout season was scheduled to open in these three counties this…

California Fish and Game Commission Votes Unanimously to Delegate Authority to CDFW Director Bonham

APRIL 15, 2020: The California Fish and Game Commission today voted unanimously to temporarily give California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton Bonham authority to surgically close recreational fishing in areas of California if angling activities in those areas pose a public health risk in the face of COVID-19. This authority will only…

CCA CAL Submits Letter To Fish & Game Commission In Response To Potential Closure of Sportfishing

The Coastal Conservation Association California (CCA CAL), Coastside Fishing Club and The American Sportfishing Association have submitted a letter to the California Fish & Game Commission in response to the California Department of Fish & Wildlife asking the Commission to consider emergency regulations to close recreational fishing in California. You can find the letter below:…

OREHP Program Still Producing Success

Volunteers from CCA California Chapters up and down the coast are continuing to put in a lot of time and effort into the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program (OREHP), and the success has been pretty apparent in the past few weeks.  Members from the Channel Islands Chapter were recently faced with a challenging situation…