California Department of Fish and Wildlife

First Fish Award

There's nothing quite as exciting as feeling the sensation of that first bite! To celebrate catching your first fish, the California Fishing Passport program would like to present you with your First Fish Award!

California Fishing Passport

Directions for Creating Your Award

  1. View the award. Adobe Reader required (File size 262 KB).

  2. Click on the individual fields on the certificate to enter the name, city, state, age, date, species and bait used that you would like to see.

  3. At the top of the page click the printer icon, or from the menu click FILE-->PRINT to print your certificate.

Congratulations, and here's hoping that this thrilling achievement is just the beginning of a long and illustrious fishing career!