A massive fish kill has been suspected to be caused by the McKinney Fire. Between Indian Creek and Seiad Creek in Happy Camp, the Karuk Tribe found hundreds of dead fish floating in the river. The mass killing of the fish of all species... Read More.
California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2022-23 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. The deadline for the drawing is June 2 at 11:59 p.m. Be sure to check out... Read More.
California’s wildlife rehabilitators play an important role in caring for our state’s wildlife. They provide vital care and treatment for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, with the goal of eventually releasing the animals back to the wild. This work can be stressful and demanding,... Read More.
The Pink Patch Project Returns! The CDFW Law Enforcement Division has engaged for the second year in The Pink Patch Project, an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer. The pink patches are intended to stimulate conversation with... Read More.
Big game hunters: We are receiving many questions from tag holders about refunds, preference point reinstatements, exchanges and other considerations given several active wildfires in popular hunting areas – including the Antelope Fire in Siskiyou County, the Monument Fire in Trinity County, the McFarland... Read More.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is requesting that anglers voluntarily avoid fishing after 12 p.m. on select waters throughout California. This approach directs anglers to focus their angling during the cooler “hoot owl” periods of the day when water temperatures are... Read More.
For the first time in its 59-year-history, CDFW’s Iron Gate Fish Hatchery in Siskiyou County will not release its young salmon into the Klamath River as a result of the drought, disease and other poor river conditions that would most likely doom the fish.... Read More.
Nevada has six large clean energy plants in the works. Two are close to California. Fish Springs Ranch and Dodge Flat in Wadsworth by Pyramid Lake. The Solar Energy plant is underway at Fish Springs Ranch Solar Energy Center which is approximately 2,191 acres of... Read More.