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September is a great month to take someone new to fishing and show them the ropes. Fall run salmon in the Central Valley rivers, striped bass in the Delta, tuna and yellowtail off the coast of Southern California and trout fishing in the Sierra are all great bets for September fishing in California. Get out on the water, take a friend or family member with you and enjoy the outdoors.

 

Free FishingSeptember 3 is Free Fishing Day
Saturday, September 3 is the second of two Free Fishing Days in 2016, when people can try their hand at fishing without having to buy a sport fishing license. Free Fishing Days are a great opportunity for licensed anglers to introduce non-angling friends and children to fishing and the outdoors. All fishing regulations, such as bag and size limits, gear restrictions, report card requirements, fishing hours and stream closures remain in effect. CDFW invites all Californians to celebrate the end of summer by going fishing. Click For More Info   >

 

Abalone Season Back Open After July Closure

Red abalone found along California’s north coast are the largest abalone in the world! Abalone may be taken during the months of April, May, June, August, September, October and November. In addition to a fishing license, an abalone report card is required. Abalone may only be taken from 8 a.m. to one-half hour after sunset. Three red abalone may be taken per day. All red abalone must be seven inches or greater measured along the longest shell diameter. No other species of abalone may be taken or possessed. See other important regulations at the link below. Click For More Info   >  Lingcod

Creature Feature: Lingcod

Lingcod may be found statewide off the California coast. This fish lives at or near the bottom, in a wide range of habitats including rocky areas and kelp beds, especially where there is strong tidal movement. They occur most abundantly in water shallower than 350 feet, but will often go into deeper water and have been caught as deep as 2,700 feet off Southern California.

 

Purchase Your 2016 Sport Fishing License   >

By purchasing a fishing license in California, you are providing a dedicated source of funding for management and protection of the state’s fisheries and for fish hatchery operation. Purchasing a sport fishing license also helps support California’s long-standing fishing heritage for today and future generations.

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