Inland Sport Fishing

Freshwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, amphibians and reptiles

 
sport fishing supplement booklet cover - open web page in new window

link opens in new window2019-2020 Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations (PDF)
Effective March 2019

Freshwater Regulations Map
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Klamath River Basin Salmon and Steelhead Fishing Reminders (effective January 1, 2020)
Emergency regulations for spring Chinook Salmon were re-adopted effective December 24, 2019 link opens in new window(subsection 7.50(b)(91.2), Title 14, CCR) (PDF), superseding spring Chinook regulations in subsection 7.50(b)(91.1)(E)(2) and (6), Title 14, CCR for January 1 - August 14 on the Klamath River, and January 1 - August 31 on the Trinity, South Fork Trinity Rivers. This means:

  • Fishing for Spring Chinook Salmon on the Klamath and Trinity is prohibited January 1 through June 30, 2020; re-opens July 1, 2020.
  • Anglers can download and print a link opens in new windowsummary table (PDF) of these changes.
  • Fishing for steelhead is unaffected, and remains open pursuant subsection 7.50(b)(91.1)(E)(2) and (6), Title 14, CCR (as shown in the supplemental regulations booklet).