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Safe Eating Guidelines for Waters A-H

Fishing Regulations California Freshwater Fishing

SERVINGS PER WEEK

Species

Women ages 18-45 and children 1-17 years

Women 46 years and older and men 18 years and older

Alamo River (Imperial County)

Advice based on mercury DDTs, PCBs, or Selenium

Channel catfish

2

3

Carp or tilapia

3

3

American River, Lower (Sacramento County)

Advice based on mercury or PCBs

Black bass or pikeminnow or

0

1

Striped bass or

0

2

Sucker, white catfish, or redear or other sunfish or

1

2

Chinook king salmon or steelhead trout* or

2

7

American shad

3

7

Anderson Reservoir (Santa Clara County)

Advice based on mercury or PCBs

Black bass or

0

1

Carp or crappie

1

2

Bear Creek (Colusa County)

Because of elevated levels of mercury, no one should eat any fish or shellfish from Bear Creek

Black Butte Reservoir (Glenn and Tehama Counties)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass or channel catfish

0

1

Bon Tempe Reservoir (Marin County)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass

0

1

Cache Creek (Lake, Yolo, and Colusa Counties)

Advice based on mercury

Crappie, black bass, pikeminnow

0

1

Bluegill or other sunfish, carp, catfish, hardhead, or sucker or

1

2

Mosquitofish

2

7

Camanche Reservoir (Amador, Calaveras, and San Joaquin Counties)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass

0

1

Catfish, carp, or hardhead

1

2

Sunfish

1

3

Camp Far West (Yuba, Nevada and Placer Counties)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass or catfish or

0

1

Bluegill or other sunfish

1

3

Clear Lake (Lake County)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass or

0

1

Blackfish, bluegill or other sunfish, bullhead, carp, catfish, crappie, crayfish, hitch, mosquitofish, or prickly sculpin or

1

3

Inland silverside or threadfin shad or

3

7

Clams or mussels

7

7

Cosumnes River, Lower, and Nearby Creeks And Sloughs (Sacramento County)

Advice based on mercury PCBs

Crappie

0

0

Black bass, catfish, or white sturgeon or

0

1

Striped bass or

0

2

Carp, crayfish, redear or other sunfish, or sucker or

1

2

Chinook king salmon or steelhead trout* or

2

7

American shad or

3

7

Clams

7

7

Del Valle Reservoir (Alameda County)

Advice based on mercury or PCBs

Black bass or

0

1

Channel catfish or

1

2

Bluegill or other sunfish

1

3

Delta, Central and South including the San Joaquin River from the Port of Stockton to Pittsburg and all other water bodies south of Highway 12 (except the Sacramento River)

Advice based on mercury or PCBs

White sturgeon or

0

1

Striped bass or

0

2

Black bass or sucker or

1

2

Carp or crappie or

1

2

Catfish or

2

5

Crayfish or

2

5

Bluegill or other sunfish, Chinook king salmon, or steelhead trout* or

2

7

American shad or

2

7

Clams

7

7

Donner Lake (Nevada County)

Advice based on mercury or PCBs

Brown trout or lake trout or

1

1

Kokanee or

2

2

Rainbow trout

4

7

East Park Reservoir (Colusa County)

Advice based on mercury

Black bass or

1

2

Channel catfish, carp, or goldfish or

1

3

Bluegill or other sunfish

3

7

Englebright Lake (Yuba and Nevada County)

AdviCe based on mercury

Black bass or

0

1

Bluegill or other sunfish or

1

2

Trout

2

7

Feather River, Lower (Butte, Yuba and Sutter Counties)

AdviCe based on mercury or PCBs

Black bass, catfish, pikeminnow, or white sturgeon or

0

1

Striped bass or

0

2

Carp, hardhead, or sucker or

1

2

Redear or other sunfish or

1

3

Chinook king salmon or steelhead trout* or

2

7

American shad

3

7

Feather River, Upper (Butte and Plumas Counties)

AdviCe based on mercury

Pikeminnow or

0

1

Black bass or

1

2

Rainbow, brook, or brown trout

3

7

Folsom Lake (Sacramento County)

AdviCe based on mercury

Catfish, black bass, Chinook (king) salmon, or trout over 16 inches or

0

1

Trout 16 inches or less or bluegill or other sunfish

2

5

French Meadows Reservoir (Placer County)

AdviCe based on mercury

Brown trout or

1

3

Crayfish species or

2

7

Rainbow trout

3

7

Grasslands (Merced County)

Follow the advice for the San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to the Port of Stockton.

Guadalupe Reservoir, Calero Reservoir, Almaden Reservoir, Guadalupe River, Guadalupe Creek, Alamitos Creek, and the Associated Percolation Ponds Along the River and Creeks (Santa Clara County)

Because of elevated levels of mercury, no one should eat any fish or shellfish from these water bodies.