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California Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations Map

Using the map or the links below, select the portion of the California coast where you plan to fish, and you will access a summary of current Sport Fishing Regulations for that area.

Regulations Map Northern Management Area Mendocino Management Area San Francisco Management Area Central Management Area Southern Management Area San Francisco Management Area: San Francisco Bay District

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Regional Manager: Dr. Craig Shuman
Main Office: 20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Suite 100, Monterey, CA  93940  |  (831) 649-2870
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Anglers aboard a commercial passenger fishing vessel. CDFW photo by E. W. Roberts III

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.