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PLF comes to the aid of recreational fishermen

July 13, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Damien M. Schiff This week, PLF attorneys filed a notice of appearance on behalf of the petitioner in California Association for Recreational Fishing v. California Department of Fish & Game, here in Sacramento Superior Court.  PLF attorneys are representing CARF, an organization of fish stockers, anglers, and businesses dep ...

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Continuing the fight for recreational fishing

February 16, 2012 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys represent the California Association for Recreational Fishing in a challenge to a variety of “underground regulations” that the California Department of Fish and Game is imposing on those who seek permits to stock lakes, ponds, and the like with fish.  Under California law, one must obtain a permit fr ...

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Adverse decision in California Association for Recreational Fishing v. Department of Fish and Game

September 19, 2012 | By JONATHAN WOOD

As previously discussed on this blog, Pacific Legal Foundation represents the California Association for Recreational Fishing (CARF) in challenging significant restrictions on fish stocking companies – including hatcheries and private fishing lakes and ponds – that threaten their ability to stay in business. Today we received an adverse decisi ...

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PLF appeals decision upholding Department of Fish and Game’s illegal fish stocking regulations

April 04, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

Today, PLF filed an appeal on behalf of the California Association for Recreational Fishing, challenging regulations imposed illegally by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  These regulations threaten the ability of private hatcheries and private fishing lakes and ponds to remain in business.  They also deprive the people of the stat ...

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PLF victory for recreational fishing

February 10, 2015 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

This morning, the California Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited decision in California Association for Recreational Fishing v. Department of Fish & Wildlife. PLF represented California’s recreational fishing interests in a challenge to regulations adopted by the Department in an Environmental Impact Report it certified in 2010. Th ...