Information on Conservation for the Sportsman
PROPOSED CHANGES TO SALTWATER BASS REGULATIONS
The California Department of Fish and Game will be voting on new bass regulations in November. Now is the time to find out what's really happening and make your voice heard.
TO KILL OR NOT TO KILL - THAT IS THE QUESTION
All fishermen, especially big-game anglers, dream of catching big fish. But the debate over whether or not you should kill big fish continues. Here's one man's opinion.
RETURNING COHO SALMON
This endangered species is returning to California's Russian River thanks to a hatchery program. Prior to the 2001, only four fish returned to spawn. That number is now nearly 200, and wild sightings are occurring more frequently.
SAFER RELEASE FOR ROCKFISH
This new tool developed by a retired charter captain makes it possible to send a rockfish back to the bottom and release it without harming the fish by puncturing or venting the animal.