California Inland Fisheries Foundation, Inc., (CIFFI), is a volunteer operated, tax deductible 501 C3 non-profit foundation, incorporated in the State of California, dedicated to the enhancement of freshwater angling opportunities. The cooperative efforts between CIFFI and the California Department of Fish and Game, and many partners, provide necessary funding to sustain multiple species of fish in California’s lakes and reservoirs. Founded in 1992, CIFFI is a success story in cooperative fishery management, beginning with Project Kokanee, and now providing assistance to many other projects.
Fisheries for NOW... and the Future!
Certificate of Appreciation, presented to CIFFI/Project Eagle Lake Trout by Stafford Lehr, California Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Deputy Director, on behalf of Chuck Bonham, Director CDFW. Was followed up by message from Mr. Lehr at the Annual Traditional Independence Day Celebration, July 2, 2016. The 400 attendees as the event were appreciative of the comments and welcome the continued support from CDFW. (click on certificate for larger view)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 – Spalding Tract, Eagle Lake…another well-attended event! The CIFFI/Project Eagle Lake Trout Annual Traditional Independence Day Celebration at Arnold’s RV Park & Store drew close to 400 attendees, including 85 kids, ages 3-12, who participated in their own free kids raffle! The weather was perfect, the hotdogs/hamburgers were great...
April 29, 2016
EAGLE LAKE Getting Ready to Soar!
The water level continues to rise! Pine Creek, the lake’s major source of water, began running on January 30 and has continued to run non-stop since. Reports of snow pack in higher elevations as well as the continuing wet weather patterns have certainly helped to provide the lake with a positive look. The tules, thriving along the shoreline again, have a definite green cast. Anxious anglers are smiling!