Fishing and Hunting Regulations

Notices

Saltwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine plants

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Freshwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, amphibians and reptiles

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  • 2024 Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations Booklet (PDF)(opens in new tab)
    Compiled January 1, 2024
    includes amendments to sections 5.79, 5.80 for white sturgeon, and subsections (b)(27) and (b)(79) of Section 7.40 and subsections (b)(7) and (b)(81) of Section 7.50 in Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 14, CCR
  • View nearby regulations on your smart phone or desktop:
    Freshwater Regulations Map(opens in new tab)
  • 2023-2024 Supplemental Sportfishing Regulations Booklet (PDF)(opens in new tab)
    Complied July 15, 2023; see section headers for specific regulations effective dates

Commercial Fishing

Regulations for the commercial take of fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine plants

Mammal Hunting

Regulations for taking big and small game mammals, furbearers and nongame