Fish & Game Contacts
1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento 95814
License and Revenue Branch
1740 North Market Blvd.,
Sacramento, CA 95834
State of California
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Natural Resources Agency
Secretary John Laird
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Director Charlton H. Bonham
California Fish and Game Commission
President – St. Helena
Vice President – Huntington Beach
Member – McKinleyville
Member – Napa
Member – Jamul
Alternate communication formats are available upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed call CDFW at (916) 322-8911. The California Relay Service for the deaf or hearing-impaired can be utilized from TDD phones at (800) 735-2929.
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This is a Supplement
The regulations in this supplement supersede regulations listed in the 2017–2018 Freshwater and/or Ocean Sport Fishing regulation booklets. NOTE: This supplement does not contain a complete set of fishing regulations. Refer to your copy of the 2017–2018 Freshwater and/or Ocean Sport Fishing regulation booklet for regulations not included here.
California Fishing Passport
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife designed the California Fishing Passport Program to encourage people to more fully experience all of the fishing opportunities the Golden State has to offer. Fish your way around the state in search of 150 different fish and shellfish species! For more information, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing/Passport
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