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Fishing and Hunting Regulations

Freshwater Sport Fishing

Regulations for taking fish, amphibians and reptiles

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link opens in new window2018-2019 Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations
Effective March 2018

*NOTICE!: If fishing for salmonids in the Sacramento, American, or Feather rivers, be sure to check regulations in one of the two links below, which are updated from the Supplemental Sport Fishing Regulations booklet.

link opens in new window2018 Supplement: Central Valley Salmon, Klamath River Basin Fishing Regulations (PDF)

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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


link opens in new tab or window2018-19 Mammal Hunting Regulations
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 2018

2018-19 Regulations Booklets Delayed

Delivery of the physical 2018-19 Commercial Fishing, Mammal Hunting and Bird Hunting / Lands regulations booklets has been delayed. We expect to deliver the booklets to our license agents soon.

We sincerely apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.

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