The National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration have announced changes to construction dates for the Baker-Barry Preservation Project:
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Engineer Virginia Jones is a problem solver.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has published a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing water supply uses of its reservoirs and seeks public comment.
CDFW January Calendar
On Dec. 24 and Dec. 26, more of the California coastline will open to the commercial Dungeness crab fishery.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced that it is awarding $40 million in Proposition 1 funds for water quality, river and watershed protection, and restoration projects for vital waterways throughout California.
Premium Cooler and Drinkware Brand Agrees To Multi-Year Deal, Becomes Title Sponsor of FLW College Fishing
The Best-Selling Series of 2016 Just Got Bigger.
Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's Merger Delayed
Lake Okeechobee Challenge (open to all) on Jan.15
Texas High School State Championship on Jan. 29
Georgia High School State Championship, Feb 11
Cabela's Lake Hartwell Early Bird Challenge, (Open to all) Feb 19
Florida High School State Championship, Feb 26
Strike King Partners with Orion Coolers, Jackson Kayaks
Estimated survival rates for this year's spring-migrating juvenile fish passing through the Columbia and Snake river system show a mixed bag of results
FLW to Debut 24-event High School Fishing Open Series
Bill recognizes fishing as significant driver of U.S. economy Courtesy American Sportfishing Association
We at CDFW think it is a great time to purchase your 2017 sport fishing license.
California State Park’s Office of Grants and Local Services is preparing guidelines to award up to $10 million in competitive grants through the Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Program.
Wildlife officers have arrested two suspects for trafficking striped bass in Fresno County, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has selected Warden Nicole Kozicki as the 2017 Wildlife Officer of the Year.
Are you interested in working for the Six Rivers National Forest this summer?
In October we shared with you that we’d received more than 30,000 comments on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and draft forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests
This project replaces the existing decomposed granite walkway with a 2,100 square foot recycled wood boardwalk at Arroyo Burro Beach.
Zoneloc locks your fish on and won't let go!
There probably is no such thing as “safe” ice, but there are some guidelines anglers should consider.
Phase 1 of the Grand Canal Dredging Project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, December 7.
UPDATE - as of 11/29/16 - Dredging to Start in Marina del Rey on December 12, 2016
Gill continues their support of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
With the onset of cooler temperatures and the increased precipitation, the Cleveland National Forest will be lifting elevated fire restrictions and returning to general. As of 0800 Monday, December 5th, the following general fire restrictions will be in place.
petition to declare Pacific bluefin tuna as a threatened or endangered species could be successful, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced in October.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor Kiewit Infrastructure will remove a traffic light on Folsom Lake Crossing,
From Monday, December 12, through Monday, December 19, 2016, the Bureau of Reclamation will shut down the Nimbus Dam Powerplant
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Buff, Inc. will continue its support of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
St. Croix's highly anticipated Legend Glass now available let the cranking begin
The Bureau of Reclamation, along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), NOAA Fisheries, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announce the issuance of the final Coleman National Fish Hatchery (CNFH) Adaptive Management Plan (AMP).
Why have zebra mussels leapfrogged over the Canadian Shield?
Poison Swingtail Jig
TU's Jason Willis Wins Watershed Award
At its Nov. 16 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $28 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California.
MINNETONKA, Minn. — Finding a hot spot has never been easier, thanks to the innovative technology of the revolutionary MarCum® RT-9®, a rugged, touchscreen Android tablet that offers anglers GPS, sonar and underwater camera displays on a single, handheld device.
New Humminbird® Technologies Deliver Clearest Imaging Ever
New PENN Slammer III Spinning Reel Now Available
Accurate Adds New BV-400 Single-Speed and BV2-400 Two-Speed Reels to its Boss Valiant Series
Merrell/Vibram Team to Produce Great Cold Weather Shoes for Outdoorsmen
State Park officials at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area have announced the lifting of the 5 mph speed limit restriction for all vessels at the lake. The 5 mph speed restriction had been put in place on August 15, 2016 for public safety concerns due to hazards caused by the low water conditions.
The HDS Gen3 series feature an easy-to-use, multi-touch, high-resolution display with Broadband Sounder™ and CHIRP sonar, plus built-in support for StructureScan® 3D with SideScan and DownScan Imaging™.
New Stroschein 1350 Ice Shelter
Great Bass Fishing, Exciting Team Format Competition And Hefty Payouts Await!
BOZEMAN, Mont. – This November, Simms is once again honoring our nation's veterans by donating proceeds from sales of a special edition Made-in-USA wader.
Trapper Offset Wide Gap, X Heavy Hook
Trapper Tackle's Offset Wide Gap, X Heavy Hook features innovative Trapper Box™
A packed house for the opening plenaries. Photo courtesy Timothy Campbell
Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Outreach Specialist
Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake
CDFW is proposing a suite of closure alternatives in this critical holding and spawning area to ensure added protection for the federal and state endangered winter-run Chinook
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today released the Draft Additional Environmental Analysis for the Newhall Ranch Resource Management and Development Plan and Spineflower Conservation Plan Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR).
The recreational Dungeness crab season is scheduled to open statewide on Saturday, Nov. 5 – with a health warning in place for crabs caught north of Point Reyes (Marin County).
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director’s Recreational Abalone Advisory Committee (RAAC) will be holding a public meeting to discuss proposed regulation changes relative to the recreational red abalone fishery for 2017.
Boating Safety - Safe BoatingDETROIT — The Coast Guard recently responded to several cases in which boaters and their vessels were not adequately prepared for the elements.
A free firmware update makes it easier to use your MarCum® digital flasher to find and catch fish in both shallow and deep water.
Fin-Wing Evil Eye Glow
Fin-Wing Confetti Glow
Fin-Wing Green Ghost Glow
Twilight salmon and laketrout trollers reap the rewards of glow-in-the-dark Fin-Wings as well.
Last winter, the Fin-Wing turned heads - and fish - on hallowed walleye fishery Lake Winnipeg. Fin-Wing's new glow patterns are expected to perform similarly in low-light conditions this season.
Collegiate anglers take home $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today that a service access agreement has been reached with Mercury Marine
The Coast Guard advises fishermen Monday to begin checking their vessel’s safety equipment
The Bureau of Reclamation will join the City of Winters, Solano County Water Agency, Putah Creek Council, Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee, Putah Creek Trout, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, local businesses, and others in celebrating the return of salmon to Putah Creek for the first Winters Salmon Festival.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and partners are pleased to announce the opening of a new link of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trail
Costa Introduces New Rimless Sunglasses
New York Mills, Minn.- A high-end Mod-V fishing boat, complete with Lund's famous IPS hull for superior performance and stability, Lund Boats introduces the 2017 Renegade.
The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW announced today the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce and Kimberling City, Mo., will host the 2017 TBF Federation National Championship, April 3-8.
North coast anglers are about to meet their seasonal salmon quota in another popular spot, triggering new restrictions on the Trinity River fishery
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce that G2 Gemini will continue its long standing partnership with the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
The National Bass Anglers Association announced today that Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City, Mo., will host the 2017 NBAA National Championship.
Anglers From Around the Globe Competing For $95K, Forrest Wood Cup Berth
George Hirapetian of Charlotte, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces, Thursday to grab the early lead after Day One of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational
Championship Set For November Showdown on Kentucky Lake
Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is boosting their support and long standing partnership of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of Collegiate Anglers.
LW College Fishing is headed to Lake Chickamauga on Sept. 24
WJ LINDEQUE CC SIGNS EXCLUSIVE LICENSING AGREEMENT TO RUN FLW BASS-FISHING TOURNAMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
New for 2017 from Mann's is a remodel on a classic jigging lure, the famous
Mann-O-Lure® with a fresh new twist...
Hands-free, High-tech Tackle Storage...Unzipped
One grand prize winner will win a family vacation for four to Walt Disney World® Resort
This week the sport of bass fishing will never be the same as new champions will be crowned
August CDFW Events
Sample BBQ from Champion BBQ teams to benefit local Alabama Charities
WASHINGTON - New hunting and angling opportunities on national wildlife refuges provide increased public access for sportsmen during a time when access is shrinking, said Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, commending a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand hunting and fishing on 13 national wildlife refuges in nine states.
ST. GEORGE — The upcoming Pioneer Day weekend should be a busy one at boating and fishing waters in Utah. As the weekend nears, Division of Wildlife Resources officers are both happy — and concerned — about what they're seeing at quagga mussel inspection stations in the state.
Livetarget Swimbait Series New Product Release: (www.livetargetlures.com)
Old Town® Predator PDL™ Voted Best Boat
Revolutionary pedal-drive fishing kayak offers no-fail forward and reverse, unrivaled boat control and fishability
RACINE, WI Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), is the world's largest sportfishing trade show and the annual destination for the global recreational fishing industry.
Broken Bow Records Artist Set To Perform at 2016 Forrest Wood Cup
016 Special Report on Fishing reveals increases in number of first-time, youth and Hispanic participants
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced the 2017 Walmart FLW Tour regular-season schedule Thursday in a live press event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST).
State-Fish Art Winners Compete
The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) facilitated an exercise today to test response strategies aimed at protecting environmentally sensitive sites in the event of an oil spill
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has recently completed the release of the 2016 allotment of kokanee salmon fingerlings.
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Polaris Industries Inc
The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's is known for its big payouts
The Yamaha Angler Appreciation Night, a night full of activities and prizes, will be held on May 24th
Charley Almassey of Oakley, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event
he Chico State University duo of Sean Huber and Travis Strain, both of Chico, California, won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on the California Delta
Murray State University and the University of Alabama Bass Teams Grasp Second and Third Respectively
The Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announce the addition of a sixth National High School Open to its no-entry fee event lineup.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT
A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE
PROPOSED CASTAIC AREA MULTI-USE TRAILS PLAN PROJECT
Campgrounds throughout Lassen National Forest are preparing to open for the 2016 summer season.
The Siskiyou County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) recommended funding for twelve different natural resource projects at their April meeting.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational ocean salmon season in the Klamath Management Zone (KMZ)
The U.S. Forest Service presented the 2016 “Rise to the Future” award to Karen R. Hollingsworth
FLW College Fishing is headed to the California Delta May 21 for the final stop of 2016 in the Western Conference.
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Mars Petcare to feature the PEDIGREE® Food for Dogs and PEDIGREE® DENTASTIX™ treats brands.
Georgia rookie wins by 3-pound, 1-ounce margin, Wins $100,000
Several closures in the project area will occur between June 13 and October 14, 2016
Employees of the Klamath National Forest have completed the May 1st snow surveys.
Wildlife Forever is pleased to announce the National Parks Service (NPS) sponsorship of the Seth Thomas Spradlin, Best of Show Award, the top honor given in the annual State-Fish Art® Contest.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists have rescued hundreds of fish
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office is seeking volunteers to assist at the American River Water Education Center (ARWEC).
Texas angler adds $5,000 with Ranger Cup bonus
The fourth tournament of the 21st season of the Walmart FLW Tour kicks off May 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Pickwick Lake
The University of Oregon team of Ryan Habenicht of Creswell, Oregon, and Daniel Marshall of Eugene, Oregon, won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on Clear Lake
Todd Woods of San Dimas won the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake
Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) Basin and San Joaquin River top American Rivers national list of 10 Most Endangered Rivers
Versions of the Sportsmen’s Act have now passed both the House and Senate
Magnuson-Stevens Act was the first-of-its-kind legislation to manage domestic saltwater fisheries
Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 39
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today a sponsorship agreement with Unilever
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) re-issued a health advisory reminding individuals to avoid eating recreationally harvested razor clams
After numerous second-place finishes, Alabama angler captures first FLW win
Donald Freundt of Cedar Lake, Indiana, correctly picked five of the top 10 finishers at last week’s Walmart Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour event
Please join Bureau of Reclamation staff at New Melones Lake on Saturday, April 23
Every spring, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water receives questions from boaters about fire extinguishers.
Federation Angler TV, the Pursuit Channel & TBF's Student Angler Federation - present the 2015 High School Fishing World Finals!
Sportsmen have been fighting for years to move these conservation priorities across the finish line
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today that Duracell has signed a sponsorship agreement to become the official battery sponsor of FLW
The Walmart FLW Tour anglers weren’t the only big winners on Beaver Lake last weekend
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Kentucky Lake on April 28-30
Bemidji, Minn. – Northland Fishing Tackle's wildly popular Mimic Minnow is now deadlier than ever for all species of gamefish, thanks to new optically brightened, high-vis UV colors that catch and reflect the sun's ultraviolet rays.
Dry conditions enable Parks to reopen several bike park features
The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are proud to announce that Buff, Inc. will be attending the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Arkansas’ Sandidge Leads Co-Anglers
California Fish and Game Commission Breaks Promise to Anglers
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the California Department of Water Resources began construction last week on a new section of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trail.
The Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announces the 2016 Student Angler Federation (SAF) California High School State Championship on Sunday, May 22 at the Russos Marina near Bethal Island, CA.
FLW College Fishing is headed to Clear Lake on April 23
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Clear Lake on April 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury
The Coast Guard has established a safety zone for the entrance of the Santa Cruz small craft harbor
The Coast Guard has disestablished the safety zone for the entrance of the Santa Cruz Harbor
With less than three months left in the 2016 Cabela's School of the Year race, schools from across the nation are in pure competition mode
203 teams compete, shattering record as largest collegiate fishing tournament ever held for second year in a row
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce Sawyer Products as the newest partner of the 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Anderson, Blanchette will face qualifiers from BoatUS championship event
FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake April 1-2 for the second annual FLW College Fishing Open.
Ricky Guy of Humble, Texas wins Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division opener on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Show set to feature Arkansas area anglers that compete in FLW BFL and Costa Series
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Santee Cooper March 10-12 for a tournament presented by Frabill
The Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announces the 2016 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Oklahoma TBF/FLW Open Event on Sunday, April 10 at the Wolf Creek Ramp near Grove, OK.
At its Feb. 24 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $14 million in grants
California’s Boating Clean and Green Program and its partners are offering volunteer opportunities, workshops and seminars on ways to help keep California’s waterways clean.
The California Polytechnic State University duo of sophomore Nick Rinauro of San Jose, California, and freshman Alec Pitts of Santa Rosa, California, won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference opener on Shasta Lake
Greg Gutierrez of Red Bluff, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener
New Features Increase Ease of Casting Votes Promotion Offers Chance to Win Grand Prize Fishing Adventure at Walt Disney World® Resort
To spotlight Invasive Species Awareness Week, Wildlife Forever would like to recognize the national coalition of partners with the Clean Drain Dry Initiative™.
Classic Expo to feature newest Ranger models, sales incentives and pro appearances
FLW announced today a sponsorship agreement with Continental AG
House committee takes up legislation that overtly attempts to undermine public lands
The Bureau of Reclamation is preparing to increase releases below Nimbus Dam into the lower American River from 3,000 cubic feet per second to around 7,200 cfs to create space in Folsom Reservoir for projected runoff from the Sierra.
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Sam Rayburn Reservoir Feb. 25-27.
The Inyo National Forest is offering an Over Snow Vehicle (OSV) Workshop to hear ideas about the management of snowmobiles and winter recreation on the forest.
The Bureau of Reclamation is preparing to increase releases below Nimbus Dam into the lower American River from 1,750 cubic feet per second to 3,500 cfs for storage management in Folsom Reservoir.
Oklahoma Pro Leads Wire-to-Wire, Wins $100,000
FLW announced today that JL Marine Systems has signed an extension and will return as a sponsor for the 2016 season.
The Inyo National Forest is planning to repave the Silver Lake Campground on the June Lake Loop in the summer of 2016.
Commonsense revisions will clarify, improve processes for designating and implementing critical habitat to protect nation’s wildlife
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) is seeking nominations to fill two vacancies on the FRGP Peer Review Committee (PRC).
Steve Smitts, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Zebco brands has accepted the position of Board Chairman for the Future Fisherman Foundation.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced over $20 million will be provided to 28 projects in 12 coastal states
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is requesting nominations to fill two vacant representative positions on the Recreational Abalone Advisory Committee (RAAC).
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be expanding its Fisheries Restoration Grants Program into the Central Valley in 2016
The HydroWave™ is a patented electronic sound device that emits the natural sounds of bait fish and predatory fish feeding on them.
The 18th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art season is open to kids in Grades K-12
FLW anglers are already seeing the benefits of the company’s partnership with Costa Del Mar.
Record Field of 250 Boaters Set to Compete for Second Consecutive Season
FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lew’s, an industry-leading designer of fishing rods, reels, apparel and accessories, have renewed their sponsorship for 2016
Payouts, discounts available to both ACA- and FLW-affiliated collegiate bass anglers
As the 2016 semester is underway, the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series fast approaching, the Association of College Anglers announced that Power-Pole ®shallow water anchors will continue to support the series and will offer a 20% rebate to all collegiate anglers.