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Date: 12/3/2015
Six restoration projects across the country aim to develop healthy and sustainable coastal ecosystems
Date: 12/3/2015
On November 6, a 22-foot boat capsized near the Coronado Islands in Mexican waters, 24 miles south of San Diego.
Date: 12/3/2015
Drilling down to each congressional district tells a specific story for congressional members
Date: 11/25/2015
Pike are known for being eating machines, and most fishermen have heard a story or two about a pike that has eaten something strange.
Date: 11/23/2015
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce Buff, Inc., as the newest partner of the 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Date: 11/19/2015
Today, the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee held a mark-up on the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015.
Date: 11/19/2015
Landmark conservation program protected more than 1 million acres in first 10 years additional $35 million committed for next decade
Date: 11/18/2015
The report focuses on those new to the sport or trying it again after dropping out
Date: 11/18/2015
The Midwest and Northeast have the most avid anglers
Date: 11/18/2015
Recruiting anglers isn’t as big a challenge and keeping them on the water
Date: 11/18/2015
Individuals or groups can be nominated until January 8, 2016
Date: 11/17/2015
Little do the fishermen who’ve packed away their gear for the season know that they are missing out on some of the best fishing of the year!
Date: 11/17/2015
Now there will be year-round fishing on the Madison River in Montana.
Date: 11/17/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold five public workshops to discuss groundfish management in California.
Date: 11/17/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will close the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at approximately 9 a.m.
Date: 11/17/2015
Smith Wins Co-angler Title
Date: 11/13/2015
Texas pro Jeff Sprague to represent Keystone Light
Date: 11/5/2015
Hunters and anglers celebrate brief reprieve for headwater streams and wetlands before preparing for a fresh threat to the Clean Water Rule
Date: 11/5/2015
FLW announced today the schedule, rules and entry dates for the 2016 FLW College Fishing season
Date: 10/30/2015
Bray Paces Co-anglers
Date: 10/29/2015
The salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova will open Monday, Nov. 2, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River.
Date: 10/29/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) has simplified its 2016 steelhead report card.
Date: 10/29/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service, in coordination with the Delta Science Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the California Department of Water Resources, have scheduled an annual science review and workshop
Date: 10/29/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the next meeting of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015,
Date: 10/29/2015
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.
Date: 10/29/2015
Wildlife Forever is proud to announce Dr. Nick Schmal of Germantown, Wisconsin and Mr. Dave Washburn of Benton, Kentucky as new Board of Director members.
Date: 10/28/2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 10, 2015) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced that its Boat Registration Marketing Program continues to get lapsed boaters back on the water.
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced the dates and locations for the two inaugural 2016 Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournaments Thursday.
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced the dates and locations for the two inaugural 2016 Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournaments Thursday.
Date: 10/26/2015
All New TBF National Semi Final Events
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced today the Rayovac FLW Series rules, entry fees and payouts for the 2016 season
Date: 10/26/2015
One of the most dangerous jobs in America is commercial fishing
Date: 10/26/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings Nov. 3 and Nov. 9
Date: 10/26/2015
Millerton Point at Tomales Bay State Park will be closing Nov. 1-18, 2015
Date: 10/26/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a wilderness first aid clinic on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area in Davis.
Date: 10/26/2015
The National Fish Habitat Board held nominations for the positions of Board Chair and Vice-Chair at their Fall Board meeting in Sacramento, CA on Wednesday, October 21.
Date: 10/22/2015
John Donnelly, executive director of the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB), recently received the Rangeland Conservation Impact Award
Date: 10/22/2015
Darrah Springs Hatchery, operated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), was partially released from quarantine
Date: 10/15/2015
Ranger Boats and the Association of Collegiate Anglers have partnered through 2016
Date: 10/13/2015
The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky,
Date: 10/9/2015
For 44 years, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has bestowed their coveted NMEA Best Product Awards to marine electronics manufacturers for product excellence.
Date: 10/9/2015
A 6th Circuit Court ruling today puts the implementation of a much-needed clean water rule on hold pending further court action
Date: 10/9/2015
Arctic Ice, LLC continues its support and partnership with the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
Date: 10/9/2015
The recreational fishing industry applauds today's passage of a bill by the House Natural Resources Committee that benefits recreational fishing and hunting and natural resource conservation.
Date: 10/9/2015
Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) recently announced the 2016 schedule
Date: 10/9/2015
Today, California's leading advocate for sportfishing announced that it is raising legal concerns associated with the California Department of Toxic Substance Control's (DTSC) decision to potentially regulate or ban common fishing tackle.
Date: 10/9/2015
We are taking an important step in our management of saltwater recreational fisheries with the development of a Greater Atlantic Region Recreational Fisheries Implementation Plan.
Date: 10/8/2015
Conservation leaders provide Senate committee with recommendations for creating better drought resiliency
Date: 10/7/2015
Cheeky Fishing, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of high-performance fishing reels, is Trout Unlimited’s newest corporate partner
Date: 10/7/2015
Ranger Pro James Watson has plenty of experience fishing Table Rock Lake.
Date: 10/7/2015
Teammates take home $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge between FLW and BoatUS collegiate qualifiers.
Date: 10/6/2015
The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Clear Lake October 15-17 for a tournament
Date: 10/6/2015
On Thursday, Oct. 8th, the California Fish and Game Commission will consider supporting a fishing license that is valid for a FULL 12-months
Date: 10/2/2015
Thousands of lobster fishermen are eagerly awaiting the start of the sport season for California’s spiny lobster, which opens Saturday, Oct. 3 and continues through March 16, 2016.
Date: 10/2/2015
State representatives will recognize landowners, grape growers, agencies and environmental groups for their part in the development of voluntary programs to save water and protect local fish species
Date: 10/1/2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va., -- As the boating season ends in the northern climates, some boaters may be looking to find a trailer to store the boat for the winter. If you're looking to buy a used boat trailer now or planning on buying a boat that comes with a used trailer, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has four buying tips:
Date: 10/1/2015
Marine debris has many impacts on the ocean, wildlife, and coastal communities.
Date: 9/30/2015
Setting a state record is nice. Just ask Matthew McConkey (center), of Kansas City.
Date: 9/28/2015
Consistency plays key role in angler's first AOY title
Date: 9/25/2015
North Dakota angler takes home Ranger 621FS and $15,000 with win.
Date: 9/25/2015
The latest season of “FLW” is set to premiere next week
Date: 9/24/2015
When the Bering Sea warms, there are telltale signs.
Date: 9/21/2015
Washington, September 21, 2015 at 11:45am - The next U.S. Forest Service fee-free day is Sept. 26, 2015, in conjunction with the 22nd annual National Public Lands Day, the Nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands projects that ensure sustainable ecosystems and promote vibrant communities.
Date: 9/21/2015
NATCHITOCHES, La. – The East Central University team of Wyatt Smith of Depew, Oklahoma, and Trevor Yates of Norman, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on the Red River Saturday with five bass weighing 16 pounds even.
Date: 9/18/2015
Reward Offered for Return of Satellite Tags from Federally Protected Green Sturgeon
Date: 9/16/2015
The 2015 Southwest Council Fly Fishing Faire will take place October 16-18 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds
Date: 9/16/2015
Hundreds of Trout Unlimited volunteer leaders from across America are in Scranton.
Date: 9/16/2015
Three Tournaments Rescheduled for Mid-October
Date: 9/15/2015
2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone 'above average'
Date: 9/15/2015
Industry leaders send letter to Congress in advance of September 30 deadline
Date: 9/14/2015
Anglers have only a few more days to fish for salmon in a popular Humboldt County spot before it closes
Date: 9/14/2015
On Friday, October 2, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office will celebrate National Public Lands Day at Lake Berryessa with a special event to help restore the lake’s native landscape.
Date: 9/10/2015
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is temporarily closing two facilities to make repairs and upgrades. The Oak Bottom Boat Launch will be closed from September 8 through September 11, 2015.
Date: 9/10/2015
Kids & teens age fifteen and younger are invited to the free annual Plumas National Forest (PNF) fishing derby on Saturday, September 12 at the Round Valley Reservoir picnic area,
Date: 9/10/2015
The boat launch ramp at Mayflower Park has been re-opened due to water levels in the Colorado River returning to sufficient levels.
Date: 9/10/2015
Park News & Updates as of 9/10/15
Date: 9/10/2015
Due to low lake levels it is highly recommended that the public only attempt to launch boats with 4x4 vehicles at Cachuma Lake.
Date: 9/10/2015
The Rough Fire, currently burning in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests and in Kings Canyon National Park has forced the closure of most areas on the Hume Lake Ranger District.
Date: 9/8/2015
Gill continues their support of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship in 2015-2016
Date: 9/8/2015
South Lake Repaving Starts September 8
Date: 9/8/2015
he Bureau of Reclamation will provide a one-day pulse flow from Lewiston Dam to help protect returning adult fall-run Chinook salmon in the lower Klamath River.
Date: 9/4/2015
The Nonprofit Sea Tow Foundation Urges Boaters to Have A Designated Skipper at the Wheel Over Labor Day Weekend 21% of All Boating-Related Deaths Involve Alcohol Use
Date: 9/4/2015
Date: 9/3/2015
Deadline for proposals is November 2, 2015
Date: 9/3/2015
President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors.
Date: 9/3/2015
Today, NOAA announced more than $4.5 million in grants to states and tribes to support endangered or threatened species recovery efforts.
Date: 9/2/2015
As boaters head into the Labor Day weekend and fill up their boat’s gas tank for one last hurrah of the season, a vast majority say they want ethanol-free gas.
Date: 9/2/2015
rout Unlimited and Flymen Fishing Co. have teamed up to bring the fascinating world of fly tying to TU members.
Date: 9/2/2015
Tom Barry of Oak Forest, Illinois, correctly picked eight of the top 10 anglers in professional bass fishing’s world championship.
Date: 9/2/2015
immy Bass of Ocala, Florida, won the $10,000 grand prize playing FLW Fantasy Fishing.
Date: 8/31/2015
Collegiate bass fishing fanatics will get the chance to experience the excitement of the nation's largest collegiate bass fishing event on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.
Date: 8/28/2015
Sportsman's Warehouse (Nasdaq:SPWH) is expanding its operations to include new retail locations in Rohnert Park, California
Date: 8/28/2015
Late Thursday, a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the EPA's new clean water rule just hours before it was due to take effect. Here's our take.
Date: 8/28/2015
We, the nation’s sportsmen and women conservationists, salute the landmark action taken today by the EPA
Date: 8/28/2015
California State Parks reminds boaters and swimmers that most drowning fatalities are preventable with the proper use of life jackets, knowing the water and your limits, and proper parental supervision.
Date: 8/28/2015
Several hunting seasons are approaching and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is asking the public to use technology — rather than social media — to report wildlife and pollution crimes across the state.
Date: 8/28/2015
CDFW Sept. Calendar Events
Date: 8/27/2015
The Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park is open
Date: 8/27/2015
More than 1,000 volunteers, including civilian, military and Harbor Police divers, will take to the shores of San Diego Bay
Date: 8/27/2015
At the 19th annual Lake Tahoe Summit on Monday, August 24, California and Nevada officials and members of the two states’ federal delegation touted the success of work to restore Lake Tahoe’s environment
Date: 8/27/2015
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointments of 18 members to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council
Date: 8/26/2015
Proposal seeks to improve Lake Tahoe land management
Date: 8/26/2015
Tule Elk State Natural Reserve will be closed to the public Sept. 1, 2015 through Jan. 31, 2016 for a major renovation of the day use area.
Date: 8/26/2015
With successful containment of the Jerusalem and Rocky fires, the Cache Creek Wildlife Area has reopened to public as of Tuesday, Aug. 25.
Date: 8/26/2015
Along With Weekly Costa Sunglasses and Youth Scholarships from Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Special Autographed Guy Harvey T-Shirts Awarded For Lion Fish Capture Photos
Date: 8/26/2015
Plan outlines efforts to build resilience
Date: 8/26/2015
Maryland student "Best of the Best"
Date: 8/25/2015
South Lake Repaving Starts September 8
Date: 8/25/2015
With exotic wildflowers, panoramic mountain views, and the blissful tranquility that only Mother Nature can provide, The Big Laguna Trail is a rare find
Date: 8/25/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer.
Date: 8/25/2015
What will get you in trouble?
Date: 8/24/2015
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to relocate native freshwater mussels from a section of the Upper Truckee River near the Lake Tahoe Airport in South Lake Tahoe to prepare for diverting the river in 2016 as part of the Upper Truckee River Reach 5 Restoration Project.
Date: 8/24/2015
The upper part of the Richardson Lake Road (14N39) on the Pacific Ranger District in the Eldorado National Forest is now open for motorized vehicle use, completing the final phase of corrective work on this route.
Date: 8/24/2015
NOAA Fisheries is releasing the following statement regarding a new study, published by the journal Science, entitled The unique ecology of human predators.
Date: 8/24/2015
FLW and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced Saturday that Huntsville, Alabama, will be hosting the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, Aug. 4-7, 2016, on Wheeler Lake.
Date: 8/24/2015
Tennessee Angler Amasses 51 Pounds of Bass, Wins $500,000
Date: 8/21/2015
PIERRE, S.D. -- A Highmore angler had barely started his day on Lake Oahe when a fish hit his lure and created a memory to last a lifetime.
Date: 8/21/2015
Fifty of the best professional bass anglers in the world began their four-day competition for a top cash award of $500,000 at the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart.
Date: 8/21/2015
As Labor Day approaches—one of the busiest boating days of the year—the Coast Guard is issuing a somber warning: Drunk Boating Kills.
Date: 8/21/2015
FLW announced an exclusive licensing agreement today with LUTCOM SA DE CV to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments in Mexico
Date: 8/20/2015
California State Parks has released the nation’s first statewide GIS system of demographic information that can identify areas where parks are needed.
Date: 8/20/2015
No Restrictions on Hunters in D-9 Deer Hunt Zone
Date: 8/20/2015
Boat Bling anglers have been challenging their fans to enter the 2015 Boat Bling Beat a Pro, Win a Boat Challenge all season long.
Date: 8/19/2015
U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada) is hosting the 19th annual Lake Tahoe Summit on Monday, August 24 at the Round Hill Pines Beach Resort in Zephyr Cove.
Date: 8/19/2015
"Wildlife in Hot Water provides concrete examples of the bodies of waters that are suffering due to climate change"
Date: 8/19/2015
The Eldorado National Forest announces the release of the Draft Travel Analysis Report (TAR) and is soliciting your input on the findings.
Date: 8/19/2015
A new recreational vessel sewage management guide, “When Nature Calls”, is now available for boaters.
Date: 8/19/2015
Several weeks ago, the California Sportfishing League announced that the California Sportfishing Stimulus Act of 2015 (SB 345) may not advance in the California State Assembly this year, unless a key provision of the legislation is reintroduced.
Date: 8/18/2015
Acquisition near Fairfax and San Anselmo results in larger Bald Hill Preserve
Date: 8/18/2015
Lee Vining, CA: The Tioga Pass Road between Highway 395 and the Yosemite National Park Entrance will be re-opening Monday
Date: 8/18/2015
With successful containment of the Jerusalem fire, the Knoxville Wildlife Area has reopened to public as of Monday, Aug. 17.
Date: 8/18/2015
High water temperatures in the lower Merced River have prompted the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to close a portion of the river to angling earlier than usual.
Date: 8/18/2015
Statement of Earthworks Policy Director Lauren Pagel
Date: 8/16/2015
The Minnesota DNR is using this poaching incident to stress importance of knowing fishing rules and regulations.
Date: 8/14/2015
Coalition intends to sue over senior water rights contracts that threaten endangered salmon runs second year in a row of decisions to favor irrigators over salmon protection could lead to complete loss of 2015 year class
Date: 8/14/2015
New terrestrial fly assortment in store for August winner
Date: 8/14/2015
Nina Wood, co-founder of Ranger Boats and wife of bass fishing icon Forrest Wood, will be inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame in recognition of her lifetime of contributions to the outdoors and the sport of fishing.
Date: 8/14/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is awarding $37.2 million in grants to 20 states to support conservation planning and acquisition of vital habitat.
Date: 8/14/2015
As thousands of fishing fans gather in Hot Springs next week to celebrate the Forrest Wood Cup, the sport of fishing will celebrate the athletes of Special Olympics Arkansas by hosting the FLW Foundation Special Olympics Fishing Derby.
Date: 8/12/2015
“It gives us the green light to proceed to develop a funding measure for something the voters have supported in the past.”
Date: 8/12/2015
Lake Skinner Recreation Area lake activities are reopen
Date: 8/12/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold a public meeting on Monday, Aug. 17 to inform the public about the proposed emergency closure of the Merced River to fishing.
Date: 8/12/2015
1872 Mining Law reform needed to protect precious Western water resources
Date: 8/12/2015
Outdoor News, Inc. recently joined the fight against invasive species by partnering with Wildlife Forever’s Clean Drain Dry Initiative
Date: 8/11/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close Thursday, Aug. 13 at 12:01 a.m. for the remainder of 2015
Date: 8/11/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is asking anglers to use caution and extra vigilance to help conserve California’s white sturgeon and green sturgeon populations
Date: 8/11/2015
Because of the Jerusalem Fire, Knoxville Wildlife Area is closed as of today, August 10
Date: 8/11/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will close the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Tuesday
Date: 8/11/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office is seeking volunteers to assist at the American River Water Education Center.
Date: 8/11/2015
Gone Fishin' Marine, a Boating Industry Top-100 Dealer, announces the addition of legendary boat brand Ranger Boats to the lineup
Date: 8/10/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is providing $3.17 million in grants to 18 partners in 34 states to improve fish habitat and stem declines in native fish populations.
Date: 8/10/2015
Lake Skinner Recreation Area lake activities are closed
Date: 8/10/2015
The call to action for fishermen across the country is simple - don't throw your soft plastic lures overboard!
Date: 8/10/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced today that Knoxville Wildlife Area will reopen for public use Sunday, Aug. 9
Date: 8/8/2015
Fishing for trout is a passion shared by countless anglers across the country.
Date: 8/8/2015
Trout Unlimited, stakeholders call for legislative solution
Date: 8/7/2015
A new water system is being installed in the Frenchman Campground.
Date: 8/7/2015
With a radically different look, the reborn Avid Inshore sports a seafoam green metallic skin that tempted buyers.
Date: 8/7/2015
The Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) would like to thank everyone who applied for 2015 Small Grants funding in another very competitive funding cycle.
Date: 8/7/2015
For most people, dropping candy or food wrappers on the ground feels wrong,
Date: 8/6/2015
The public is invited to an Aug. 20 outreach meeting on the Castaic Area Multi-Use Trails Plan
Date: 8/6/2015
A temporary closure of the beach area between the North Beach parking lot and the mouth of Abbotts Lagoon will be in effect to better ensure the survival of federally-threatened western snowy plover nests
Date: 8/6/2015
The Inyo National Forest announces plans to complete numerous mechanical thinning projects for community protection and forest health through the summer and fall.
Date: 8/6/2015
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for restoration projects that further the objectives of the California Water Action Plan (CWAP).
Date: 8/6/2015
The Putah Creek Wildlife Area in Solano County will be closed until further notice
Date: 8/6/2015
FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has partnered with the Chattanooga Bass Association, Fish Dayton and the Hydrilla Hawgs to host the #NoogaStrong Memorial Bass Tournament on Lake Chickamauga
Date: 8/4/2015
Six boaters were rescued near Point Bonita in Sausalito, Monday morning.
Date: 8/4/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded $6.2 million to Newland Entities Inc. of Marysville, California, on July 28, 2015, to begin levee construction
Date: 8/4/2015
The Cache Creek Natural Area is closed to all public use and access until further notice due to the Rocky Fire burning in Lake, Yolo and Colusa counties.
Date: 8/4/2015
he Bureau of Reclamation will close the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Tuesday, August 4, at about 9 a.m.
Date: 8/3/2015
Alexandria, VA – August 3, 2015 – A joint Congressional hearing delved into concerns raised by members of the recreational fishing community, as well as other stakeholders, about the National Park Service’s recent decision to close over 10,000 acres of Biscayne National Park to recreational fishing.
Date: 8/3/2015
Knoxville Wildlife Area is closed to all public use until further notice to allow safe access for emergency vehicles.
Date: 8/3/2015
he Bureau of Reclamation will intermittently close Shasta Dam Road beginning Monday, August 3, through Friday, August 21
Date: 8/3/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Draft Environmental Assessment for using Trinity Reservoir-stored water to supplement flows in the lower Klamath River
Date: 8/3/2015
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series looks to the week of May 23, 2016 to be back on Lake Pickwick in Florence, Alabama for the 11th Annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Date: 7/31/2015
A temporary closure of the beach area between the North Beach parking lot and the mouth of Abbotts Lagoon will be in effect to better ensure the survival of federally-threatened western snowy plover nests.
Date: 7/31/2015
A project to upgrade the Mill Creek campground drinking water system is underway.
Date: 7/31/2015
The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Region is sharing our draft proposed species of conservation concern (SCC) lists as part of the land and resource management plan revision process for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests.
Date: 7/31/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office announces summer and fall 2015 park events and Park Ranger interpretive programs at Lake Berryessa.
Date: 7/31/2015
World’s Best Anglers Eye $500,000 Title in Historic 20th-Anniversary Event
Date: 7/31/2015
B.A.S.S., along with 30 other conservation organizations, has signed a letter urging Congress to restore funding for sportfishing projects suffering under the current federal budget impasse.
Date: 7/30/2015
The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted changes to recreational tuna regulations. The new regulations are effective as of today, July 30, 2015.
Date: 7/30/2015
August Events
Date: 7/30/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will hold a public meeting on the Boca Dam Safety of Dams Modification Project to solicit comments on the alternatives being analyzed, provide a summary of environmental effects and update the public on project developments. The public meeting will be held:
Date: 7/30/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation transmitted to Congress today the Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation.
Date: 7/30/2015
Recreational fishing and boating community praises Congressional leaders for addressing flawed marine reserve decision
Date: 7/30/2015
New science on how noise levels affect marine mammal hearing
Date: 7/29/2015
The Coast Guard rescued four people Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out onboard a pleasure craft in Alameda.
Date: 7/29/2015
orest Supervisor Tom Quinn signed an emergency closure order for selected National Forest System lands, roads and trails on the Tahoe National Forest
Date: 7/29/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation is preparing the Long-term Recapture and Recirculation of Restoration Flows Environmental Impact Statement for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program.
Date: 7/28/2015
Conservation science and policy experts meet with media this week to discuss opportunities for better management of federal public lands
Date: 7/27/2015
Lt. Megan Willmann relieved Lt. Cmdr. Laura Miller and assumed command of the Coast Guard Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center
Date: 7/27/2015
Champions of Status Quo Stand in the Way of Progress
Date: 7/24/2015
Popular Road into Yosemite National Park Closed Since Tuesday due to Mudslides and Debris
Date: 7/24/2015
Toxic blooms affecting fisheries, coastal residents
Date: 7/24/2015
Sportsmen’s Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Enhancement Act is purely positive move to reauthorize or implement critical conservation programs
Date: 7/23/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $7,182,211 contract June 26 to PRS Newland JV of Sacramento, California, for improvements along Florin Creek in south Sacramento.
Date: 7/23/2015
A man and a woman were rescued by the Coast Guard and a good Samaritan after they fell off their kayaks in the vicinity of Incline Beach on North Lake Tahoe Wednesday.
Date: 7/23/2015
The Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is requesting proposals for natural resource improvement projects in Del Norte County
Date: 7/23/2015
The California Department of Water Resources and the Federal Bureau of Reclamation announced today a 60-day extension of the public comment period for the joint Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report (RDEIR)/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix.
Date: 7/23/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will open the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Friday, July 24, at about 12 p.m. The gates will remain open until further notice.
Date: 7/23/2015
Marine Conservation Institute Releases SeaStates 2015—An Annual Report Card on How Well States Are Protecting Their Coastal Waters
Date: 7/23/2015
New resources complement Yamaha's ongoing maintenance education campaign
Date: 7/22/2015
The Coast Guard responded to a report of a grounded vessel near Bodega Bay, Calif., Friday morning.
Date: 7/22/2015
Due to heavy rains and inclement weather the following facilities and park amenities have been closed to the public
Date: 7/22/2015
Sportsmen and women across the political spectrum support protecting smaller streams and wetlands
Date: 7/22/2015
Conservation leaders at White House Drought Symposium urge administration to pursue win-win solutions that benefit fish and wildlife habitat
Date: 7/21/2015
A grass carp found in a Kansas drainage ditch has all the size and shape of something that should have four wheels and an engine.
Date: 7/21/2015
Ponca City, Okla.—July 20, 2015— North Dakota’s legendary Devils Lake will host an old-fashioned High Plains walleye shootout when the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit returns for a regular-season qualifier presented by Berkley Aug. 7-8.
Date: 7/21/2015
A temporary closure of the beach area between the North Beach parking lot and the mouth of Abbotts Lagoon will be in effect to better ensure the survival of federally-threatened western snowy plover nests and chicks within this area during the busy weekend.
Date: 7/21/2015
Cleveland National Forest released a new version of their trail and hiking guide Monday, with trails ranked from easy to strenuous and listed for hikers of all physical capabilities and ages.
Date: 7/20/2015
The public is invited to the Environmental Impact Report Scoping Meeting for Tolay Lake Regional Park on Tuesday, July 21.
Date: 7/20/2015
Due to a structural failure of a foot bridge approximately 1.75 miles from the Damnation Creek trailhead, the bridge has been closed to public access.
Date: 7/20/2015
Visitors to state ecological reserves should be aware of the property rules and report illegal activities to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).
Date: 7/20/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will close the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Monday, July 20, at about 10 a.m.
Date: 7/18/2015
Orange County Convention Center - July 17, 2015 – From exhibitors to buyers to outdoor media, almost 13,000 representatives of the global sportfishing community converged on the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., July 14-17, for the world’s largest sportfishing trade show.
Date: 7/17/2015
History shows time and time again our greatest accomplishments at Lake Tahoe are achieved when people work together.
Date: 7/17/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has released the Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment (CCP/EA) for the Butte Sink, Willow Creek-Lurline, and North Central Valley Wildlife Management Areas (
Date: 7/17/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (the Services) announced a 60-day extension to the public comment period for proposed revisions to Endangered Species Act (ESA) petition regulations.
Date: 7/17/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation has amended the business opportunity (Prospectus) for recreation development and operation at five concession areas located at Lake Berryessa
Date: 7/17/2015
FLW announced the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour regular-season schedule
Date: 7/17/2015
FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Sunny Lake (Beijing) Sport Development, LLC, from China to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments
Date: 7/17/2015
NEW YORK –Angler Rick Bach lost his dad to cancer – so he's on a mission to encourage all anglers to take extra precautions when on the water.Bach is teaming up with the fishing editors of Outdoor Sportsman Group – Integrated Media with a series of online articles aimed at educating anglers.
Date: 7/17/2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. Hodgman® cut its teeth on developing gear that keeps anglers fishing, even in the elements. Coming this fall, are a few new Hodgman Aesis™ Jackets that build a barrier against inclement weather and keep focus where it should be - on the fish.
Date: 7/16/2015
The Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties Resource Advisory Committee, in conjunction with Stanislaus National Forest, is accepting grant proposals for suitable Title II projects, now through July 31st.
Date: 7/16/2015
Occasional traffic delays of up to half an hour will occur on Caribou Road from July 20-24.
Date: 7/16/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the next meeting of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum on Tuesday, July 21, at the Lake Berryessa Senior Center.
Date: 7/15/2015
The Mystik Lubricants-sponsored trio of Bill Dance, Cody Detweiler and Dave East brought a five-bass limit to the scale Tuesday morning totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce.
Date: 7/15/2015
The T.L. Hanna High School team brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday to win the final round of the 2015 TBF/FLW High School Fishing World Finals on Pickwick Lake in Florence
Date: 7/15/2015
Sportsman's Warehouse (Nasdaq:SPWH) is expanding its operations to include a new retail location in Fresno, California.
Date: 7/15/2015
Sportsmen invited to discuss federal actions for better drought resilience that benefits fish and wildlife
Date: 7/15/2015
Independent marine recreational bait and tackle retail stores provide a big boost to the U.S. economy, a NOAA study has found.
Date: 7/15/2015
Johnson Outdoors (Nasdaq:JOUT) today confirmed that an Administrative Law Judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that Garmin International, Inc. violated section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing and selling SideVu sonars, which the judge found infringe a Johnson Outdoors Inc. side scan sonar patent used in certain Humminbird(R) fishfinders.
Date: 7/15/2015
- The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled four open house/public scoping meetings to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River.
Date: 7/15/2015
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Team Fish, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tackle management systems for float tubes, inflatable pontoon boats and kayaks, has introduced the next-generation CastMate Systems V2.0 to its innovative product lineup. The manufacturer is also introducing three new accessory attachments, including a newly-designed Selfie Stick, Humminbird™ Fishn' Buddy mount and FishMate underwater video camera mount system – all specialized for use with the company's new CastMate V2.0 system.
Date: 7/15/2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 13, 2015) - Berkley® Hardbaits are new for 2016, but the concept began four years ago. Transforming the idea from napkin scribbles into action required the creation of sophisticated CAD designs and intricate molds to form an engineering facility rivaling any high-tech facility found around the world. Next, America's best bass pros tested them on some of the toughest lakes they could find. The Berkley team partnered with renowned bait designer and crankbait legend Dav
Date: 7/15/2015
Orlando, Fla. - This year at ICAST 2015, Matzuo America will introduce a trio of new baits to its existing line of innovative and cost effective tackle.
Date: 7/14/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation, Central California Area Office, will temporarily close the Capell Cove Launch Ramp at Lake Berryessa.
Date: 7/14/2015
In pursuit of making its open spaces more accessible to all users, Marin County Parks is developing its first Inclusive Access Plan and holding a public workshop July 21 in Corte Madera.
Date: 7/14/2015
The City's Public Works staff and consultants are presenting summarized options for the City Council to consider to repair, replace or possibly increase the height of the public seawalls around Balboa Island.
Date: 7/14/2015
California State Parks is imposing a speed limit of 5 miles per hour (mph) at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area beginning Monday, July 13
Date: 7/14/2015
OLD TOWN, MAINE — Old Town has expanded their lineup with the new Loon Angler kayak. This one-of-a-kind fishing craft is an evolution of Old Town's original and extremely popular Loon that made its debut 20 years ago. Old Town will unveil their new Loon Angler at ICAST 2015, the world's largest sportfishing trade show.
Date: 7/10/2015
TRPA and Partners Urge Congress to Adopt Legislation
Date: 7/10/2015
Come and find out on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 8:00am to 1:00pm for Packer Lake Kid’s Fishing Day.
Date: 7/10/2015
Lassen National Forest has hired Matt Boisseau to serve as the Eagle Lake District Ranger as of July 12. Boisseau has been the acting Eagle Lake District Ranger since April 19, 2015.
Date: 7/10/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released for public review a joint Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix.
Date: 7/9/2015
The Kern River Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest benefited tremendously from the generosity and tenacity of volunteers, interagency cooperation, and respectful visitors this summer.
Date: 7/9/2015
Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor Merv George Jr. announced that the forest initiated the 30-day scoping period for the Six Rivers Aquatic Restoration Environmental Assessment (EA), on July 2, 2015.
Date: 7/9/2015
California State Parks at Millerton Lake State Recreation Area will celebrate the 1st Annual Kids’ Safety Day Saturday, July 18, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: 7/9/2015
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is pleased to announce Lake Dardanelle as the second stop of the 2016 collegiate bass fishing.
Date: 7/9/2015
Wanted, dead not alive! Asian carp have been the scourge of America’s lakes and rivers for nearly a century.
Date: 7/8/2015
The Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership, one of 19 nationally recognized fish habitat partnerships in the United States, is providing financial and other support to three projects in 2015 that will help restore fish passage, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, maintain and improve hydrologic conditions, and characterize the temporal and spatial patterns of fish assemblages. PMEP, a consortium of federal, tribal sovereign nation, state, local government, and nonprofit organizatio
Date: 7/8/2015
Supports the Need for the Global Ocean Refuge System
Date: 7/8/2015
Industry leaders bring talent, experience and perspective in addressing a wide-range of sportfishing issues
Date: 7/8/2015
The National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) announced today its official endorsement of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC).
Date: 7/8/2015
Mr. Eder Gustavo Sanchez-Perez of Modesto, California, drowned while swimming at Brandy Creek Beach in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
Date: 7/8/2015
Lots of math and a sunny day at the beach.
Date: 7/8/2015
Outdoor rinse stations will be shut off statewide
Date: 7/8/2015
The 2014 Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year Award was presented to these outstanding prosecutors amongst their peers at the California District Attorneys Association annual summer conference today in Napa.
Date: 7/7/2015
Conservationists filed a lawsuit today against a mining company’s plan to deploy bulldozers, dump trucks and drilling rigs miles inside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
Date: 7/7/2015
Rancho Jurupa Park will experience a Planned Power Outage on Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Date: 7/7/2015
Sonoma County Regional Parks will no longer allow alcohol at Forestville River Access (also known as Mom's or Mother's Beach) starting July 1, 2015.
Date: 7/7/2015
An adult male was rescued by the Coast Guard after unexpectedly entering the water from the Pacifica Municipal Pier Monday morning.
Date: 7/7/2015
New Jersery’s Puchalski wins attractor fly series from FlyAssortments.com
Date: 7/7/2015
Bill cuts conservation, ignores sportsmen’s values, and highlights the need for a broader budget deal
Date: 7/6/2015
July 6, 2015 by Cody Kelley
Date: 7/6/2015
Yosemite National Park is experiencing very high fire danger along with continued hot and dry weather patterns.
Date: 7/6/2015
Public invited to July 8 meeting to review initial master plan
Date: 7/6/2015
School's out for summer... but the grades are in for California's beaches!
Date: 7/6/2015
Projects to restore and protect Gulf fisheries need to move forward without delay
Date: 7/3/2015
recreationists are reminded that fire restrictions are in effect throughout the Tahoe National Forest. Campfires are only permitted within fire rings in designated campgrounds or picnic areas.
Date: 7/3/2015
The Coast Guard is reminding the public to exercise safe boating during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Date: 7/3/2015
A study to define the feasibility of various approaches to improving habitat along California’s Yuba River is now underway.
Date: 7/3/2015
California State Parks re-opens Chino Hills State Park campground Friday, July 10.
Date: 7/3/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation announces that the bidding period is now open for a business opportunity (Prospectus) for recreation development and operation at five concession areas located at Lake Berryessa.
Date: 7/2/2015
Forest now is under fire restrictions.
Date: 7/2/2015
Fire restrictions on National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin begin tomorrow, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
Date: 7/2/2015
In order to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, fire restriction rules will begin on the Klamath National Forest starting on July 2, 2015.
Date: 7/2/2015
Restrictions to begin Wednesday, July 1
Date: 7/2/2015
Yesterday California State Parks and Google Maps unveiled panoramic street view imagery collected by Trekker cameras of 90 additional state parks and beaches.
Date: 7/2/2015
Tien Austin of Honolulu, Hawaii, correctly picked five of the top 10 anglers in last week’s Walmart FLW Tour event at the Potomac River presented by Ranger Boats.
Date: 7/1/2015
Tyler Rollman and Gaberial Aroca brought in a five fish limit that weighed in at 1156 lbs to win the Utah High School state Championship on CJ Stike Reservoir.
Date: 7/1/2015
The team of Lauren Torok and Kyler Fugate brought a five bass limit to the scales that weighed in at 15.17 lbs to win the Idaho State Championship on Saturday.
Date: 7/1/2015
California State Parks is implementing restrictions at Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness effective today, June 30.
Date: 7/1/2015
July Events from CDPW
Date: 7/1/2015
The Coast Guard issued a $5,000 fine to a passenger that jumped from the charter fishing vessel Bass Tub into the waters off Muir Beach June 22, 2015.
Date: 7/1/2015
Murray State University Claims Second and Tennessee Tech University Takes Third
Date: 7/1/2015
You may be surprised to learn that even the simple act of purchasing your fishing license helps to contribute towards fishing conservation efforts.
Date: 7/1/2015
Florida angler uses Top-10 Potomac finish to propel him to first AOY title
Date: 6/30/2015
Texas angler collects $125,000 prize with fourth career FLW Tour win
Date: 6/30/2015
Stanislaus National Forest Supervisor Jeanne Higgins announced today the solicitation of proposals for concession campground Special Use Permits.
Date: 6/30/2015
Sonoma County Regional Parks will no longer allow alcohol at Forestville River Access
Date: 6/30/2015
The County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a County-wide fee adjustment for Santa Barbara County Parks and Services.
Date: 6/30/2015
The Frenchman boat dock at Frenchman Lake has been pulled and will not be available for the rest of the summer due to low water conditions.
Date: 6/30/2015
Northeast California fire officials are reminding area residents and visitors to be careful with fire and to leave fireworks at home when they celebrate Independence Day in the forests or other public lands.
Date: 6/30/2015
Effective midnight on Sunday, June 28th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest are implementing fire restrictions.
Date: 6/29/2015
Fire restrictions will go into effect on July 1, 2015, within the Tahoe National Forest
Date: 6/29/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office invites the public to visit New Melones Lake over the Fourth of July weekend and enjoy its many recreational opportunities.
Date: 6/29/2015
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is proud to announce that the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley will be held on March 11-13, 2016.
Date: 6/29/2015
Legendary Texas Angler Beats 140 Pros, Wins $125,000 in Nationally Televised Event