Commercial Dungeness Crab Season to Close Statewide April 15th

Commercial Dungeness Crab Season to Close Statewide April 15th

  California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham issued a declaration to close the commercial Dungeness crab fishery statewide at 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2019 due to increased whale entanglement risk anticipated for the spring and summer months. Under the interim authority of Section 8276.1(c)(1) of the Fish and Game Code, the Director may restrict take of commercial Dungeness crab if the fishery is being conducted in…

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CDFW Offering Drawings for 86 Spring Wild Turkey Hunts on Public, Private Land

CDFW Offering Drawings for 86 Spring Wild Turkey Hunts on Public, Private Land

California’s spring turkey season opens statewide March 30 and extends through May 5, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering 86 special hunts this year on public and private land to help hunters bag a tom. Young hunters have additional opportunities. Junior Hunting License holders can hunt March 23-24, the weekend before the general opener, and the two weeks after the general season closes, May 6-19,…

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