Fishing and Hunting Regulations

Freshwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, amphibians and reptiles

 
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NEW 2021-2022 Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations (PDF)
Effective March 2021

Freshwater Regulations Map
view nearby regulations on your smart phone or desktop

Saltwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine plants

 

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

 

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2020-2021 Mammal Hunting BOOKLET (PDF)
includes regulations for hunting small and big game mammals; trapping furbearers (fox, badger, beaver and raccoon, etc.); hunting nongame animals (bobcat, coyote, weasel, etc.)

Effective July 2020

Online-Only Regulations Books

As part of the CDFW effort to go electronic, regulations booklets will be available online-only (on this page) in 2021 and beyond. The cost to print and ship booklets is significant, and money saved will be put toward fish and wildlife conservation.

NEW How to Download Regulations Booklets to Personal Devices

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