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Information, letter to CFWD over proposed fishing changes

Proposed changes to fishing regulations and seasons have drawn a local response mostly against the new rules. Here are two previous stories from Sierra Wave Media, and a letter to the California Fish and Wildlife Department; also included is a link to comment: No more Fishmas? CDFW discusses proposed regulations Bishop City Council responds to […]

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Celebration for the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

Press release The Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Foundation and California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Sierra Nevada Bighorn Recovery Program, invite the public to an afternoon of Sierra bighorn stories and hands on activities, at the Mono Basin Scenic Visitor Center, Lee Vining, CA. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. The […]

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Report from Standing Committee meeting

By Deb Murphy The Los Angeles/Inyo County Standing Committee meetings are usually good for a few attention-getting headlines, but with the mass quantities of water headed down the mountain, most of the contentious pumping/export issues have, at least for now, melted away. The one zinger at Thursday’s meeting in Independence came from California Department of […]

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Diploids back in area fisheries next year

By Deb Murphy After six years of stocking non-breeding (triploids) trout and following inter-departmental discussions, the California Department of Fish and Game will begin raising and stocking little breeders (diploids) in the Owens River and Mono Lake basins next spring. CDF&W started stocking only sterile trout, statewide, in 2011 in response to lawsuits and an […]

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As always, please, ‘Watch Out for Wildlife’

Press release SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24. “We urge motorists to remain alert and be cautious when traveling through wildlife areas, so our roadways will remain as safe as […]

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CDFW checkpoint Sunday north of Bridgeport

CDFW press release The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be conducting a wildlife checkpoint operation in the Eastern Sierra in early May to promote safety, education and compliance with laws and regulations. CDFW wildlife officers will be conducting the inspection on northbound Highway 395, north of Bridgeport, on Sunday, May 1 from […]

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Crowley Lake man receives penalties for deer poaching

Press release from CDF&W California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers concluded an extensive deer poaching investigation out of Mono County, resulting in a guilty plea. Wildlife officers received several tips from legitimate hunters in Inyo and Mono Counties who reported suspected poaching activities from Gary John Watters, 56, of Crowley Lake. Between the […]

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Man arrested in Mono County on multiple felonies after standoff

Press release In the early afternoon of Thursday, February 25, 2016, Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Adobe Ranch Road, south of Highway 120 East, to investigate a report of a squatter in a vacant cabin. The suspect, later identified as William Ward, broke into the property and illegally took up residence. A deputy spotted Mr. Ward […]

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Inyo man arrested for alleged deer poaching

– CDFW press release California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers arrested a poacher last week in Inyo County for allegedly illegally killing a trophy 3×3 deer in the G-3 zone. Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by […]

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‘Problem’ bear killed in Mammoth Lakes

– Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release On Sunday, November 30 at approximately 10:20 a.m., Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Steve Searles, Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Specialist, responded to a report of a bear being shot in Sierra Valley sites.  Upon arrival they were met by a local resident who reported he had shot a bear. […]

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