California Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations Map

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Additional Resources

link opens in new tab or window2021-2022 Ocean Sport Fishing Regulation Booklet (PDF)

NEW Rockfish Conservation Area Maps
Includes California’s Rockfish Conservation Area waypoints and lines. This new series of 38 detailed regional maps depict the coastal, island and offshore areas that are open (or closed) to groundfish fishing in 2021.

Visit our Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations web page for sport fishing regulations, fish identification resources, how-to videos, maps, and other useful fishing information.

cell phone Try our link opens in new tab or windowOcean Sport Fishing Interactive Web Map on your next fishing trip! This new resource is designed to help you visualize sport fishing regulation boundaries, including marine protected areas and groundfish conservation area depth restrictions, on your mobile phone. After you have used this new web mapping application, please take a minute to help us make it better by completing this user survey. We want to hear from you, so please tell us what you think!

California Fishing Passport

California Fishing Passport
A fishing incentive and recognition program to highlight and promote fishing throughout the state. Pick up your free copy of the California Fishing Passport book listing 150 different popular fresh and saltwater finfish and shellfish that occur throughout the state. Try to catch one of every species listed, and you will receive stamps in your passport book documenting each achievement.