The Cosumnes CSD will enact a temporary ban on fishing in Elk Grove Park Lake from June 3, 2019 through March 1, 2020. Fishing is being prohibited during this period to allow the District an opportunity to develop and implement a wildlife protection plan.
The wildlife in Elk Grove Park - primarily ducks and geese - are being injured, and in some cases killed, by improperly discarded fishing-related debris.
To date, the CSD has received an abundance of feedback related to improvements to Elk Grove Park wildlife health and safety, and improvements to fishing practices at the park. CSD Staff has used all of this input to create a comprehensive Wildlife Protection Plan.
The Cosumnes CSD Board of Directors approved this Staff Report on October 16, 2019.
The following regulations are in effect at Elk Grove Park Lake: