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Waters With Special Regulations: T-Z

Fishing Regulations California Freshwater Fishing

 

Area or Body of Water, Open Season, and Special Reglations

Daily Bag and Possession Limit

(192) Tahoe Lake and tributaries (Placer and El Dorado cos.).

(A) Tahoe Lake tributaries upstream to the first lake.

Season: July 1 through Sept. 30.

5 trout per day. 10 trout in possession.

(B) Tahoe Lake except (192)(C) below.

Season: All year.

5 trout, but no more than 2 mackinaw trout

(C) Tahoe Lake within 300 feet of the mouth of its tributaries.

Season: July 1 through Sept. 30.

5 trout, but no more than 2 mackinaw trout

(193) Ten Mile River (Mendocino Co.). Ten Mile River main stem below the confluence with the Ten Mile River North Fork, and the Ten Mile River North Fork below the confluence with Bald Hill Creek. Also see Section 8.00(b)(1).

Season: Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31.

Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used from the fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31.

Only barbless hooks may be used from Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(193.5) Topanga Canyon Creek and tributaries (Los Angeles Co.).

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(194) Topaz Lake (Mono Co.).

Season: Jan. 1 through Sept. 30.

5 trout

(194.5) Trabuco Creek (a.k.a. Arroyo Trabuco Creek)(Orange Co.). Downstream of the I-5 bridge to the confluence with San Juan Creek

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(194.6) Trinity Reservoir

Season: All year

5 trout per day.

10 trout in possession.

10 landlocked salmon per day.

20 landlocked salmon in possession.

(195) Trinity River.

Season: See Klamath River Regulations subsection (b)(91.1)

(195.1) Trinity River, above Trinity Dam (Trinity County) from the confluence with Tangle Blue Creek (Hwy. 3) downstream (south) to the mouth of Trinity Lake, approximately 13.8 miles.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15.

5 trout per day. 10 trout in possession.

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in April. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(195.5) Trout Lake (Siskiyou County)

Season: Only Wednesdays and weekend from the last Saturday in Apr. through Sept. 30. Only artificial lures may be used.

2 trout

(196) Truckee River (Nevada, Placer and Sierra cos.).

(A) Truckee River for 1,000 feet below the Lake Tahoe outlet dam.

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

NOTE: The Area From 1,000 Feet Below the Lake Tahoe Outlet Dam Downstream to Trout Creek is Regulated by the District General Regulations.

(B) Truckee River from the confluence of Trout Creek downstream to the Glenshire Bridge.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Minimum size limit: 14 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(C) Truckee River from the Glenshire Bridge downstream to the mouth of Prosser Creek.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Minimum size limit: 14 inches total length. Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(D) Truckee River from the mouth of Prosser Creek downstream to the Nevada State Line.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Minimum size limit: 14 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(197) Tule River and tributaries (Tulare Co.).

(A) Tule River, North Fork (Tulare Co.), only in the North Fork Tule River and all its forks and tributaries above the confluence with Pine Creek (about 50 yards upstream from the Blue Ridge road bridge, about 12-1/4 miles north of Springville).

Season: All year. Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

(B) All remaining portions of the Tule River and tributaries.

Season: All year.

5 trout per day. 10 trout in possession.

(198) Tuolumne River (Stanislaus and Tuolumne cos.).

(A) From O’Shaughnessy Dam (Hetch Hetchy Reservoir) downstream to Early Intake Dam.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Maximum size limit: 12 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(B) From Early Intake Dam downstream to Lumsden Bridge.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15.

5 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(C) From Lumsden Bridge downstream to Clavey River Falls.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Maximum size limit: 12 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(D) From La Grange Dam downstream to Hickman bridge.

Season: Jan. 1 through Oct. 31. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(E) From Hickman bridge to the mouth.

Season: Jan. 1 through Oct. 31. Bait may be used from Jan. 1 through Oct. 31. However, from Apr. 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May, bait may be used only with single hooks having a gap between 1/2 and 1 inch, or with multiple hooks having a gap between 1/4 and 1/2 inch.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(199) Upper Otay Lake (San Diego Co.).

Season: All year. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 for all species

(199.5) Upper Truckee River and tributaries upstream from confluence with Showers Creek (Alpine and El Dorado cos.).

Season: July 1 through Sept. 30. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(200) Usal Creek and tributaries (Mendocino Co.). Also see section 8.00(b). Usal Creek main stem below the Usal-Shelter Cove Road.

Season: Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31.

Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used from the fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31.

Only barbless hooks may be used from Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(201) Uvas or Carnadero Creek (Santa Clara Co.). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(c)(5).

(A) From Highway 152 Bridge to Uvas Dam.

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(B) From mouth to Highway 152 Bridge.

Season: Dec. 1 through Mar. 7, but only on Sat., Sun., Wed., legal holidays and opening and closing days. Only barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(202) Van Duzen River (Humboldt Co.).

Season: See Eel River 7.50(b)(63) and Section 8.00(a).

(203.5) Waddell Creek (Santa Cruz Co.) from mouth to Highway 1 bridge. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(c)(3).

Season: Dec. 1 through Mar. 7, but only on Sat., Sun., Wed., legal holidays and opening and closing days. Only barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(204) Walker Creek and tributaries (Marin Co.) Also see section 8.00(b).

(A) Walker Creek main stem below Highway 1.

Season: Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used from the fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31. Only barbless hooks may be used from Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(B) Walker Creek main stem above Highway 1 and all Walker Creek tributaries.

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(204.5) Walker Creek (Mono Co.) from the Lee Vining Conduit to Rush Creek.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(205) Walker River, East Fork (Mono Co.) From Bridgeport Dam to Nevada State Line.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used. NOTE: BOW AND ARROW FISHING FOR CARP ONLY IS PERMITTED.

1 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

NOTE: BOW AND ARROW FISHING FOR CARP ONLY IS PERMITTED.

0 trout

(205.5) West Walker River (Mono County) from the confluence with the Little Walker River (Hwy. 395 bridge at mile marker 96) downstream (north) to the inlet of Topaz Lake.

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in April. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(206) Walnut Creek (Contra Costa Co.).

(A) Upstream of the confluence with Grayson Creek.

Season: Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(B) Downstream of the confluence with Grayson Creek.

Season: All year.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(206.5) Whiskey Creek (Mono Co.).

(A) Whiskey Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive (old Highway 395).

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day and Oct. 1 through Nov. 15. Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30.

5 trout per day. 10 trout in possession.

(B) Whiskey Creek upstream from Crowley Lake Drive.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15.

5 trout per day. 10 trout in possession.

(207) Wildcat Creek and tributaries (Contra Costa Co.).

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(208) Willow Creek and tributaries (tributary to Goose Lake, Modoc Co.)

Season: Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Nov. 15. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(208.5) Wolf Creek and tributaries (tributary to West Walker River) (Mono Co.).

Season: August 1 through November 15. Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

208.6) Wolf Creek Lake (tributary to Wolf Creek) (Mono County)

Season: Closed to all fishing all year.

(209) Yellow Creek (Plumas Co.) from Big Springs downstream to the marker at the lower end of Humbug Meadow.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Maximum size limit: 10 inches total length. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

(210) Yuba River, Middle Fork (Nevada and Sierra cos.) from Jackson Meadows Dam downstream to Milton Lake.

Season: See Milton Lake 7.50(b)(120).

(211) Yuba River, North Fork (Sierra and Yuba cos.)

(A) From the western boundary of Sierra City to the confluence with Ladies Canyon Creek.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(B) From Ladies Canyon Creek downstream to New Bullards Bar Reservoir.

Season: Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15.

5 trout

Season: Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

0 trout

(212) Yuba River, from mouth to Englebright Dam (Yuba and Nevada cos.)

(A) From mouth to Highway 20 bridge.

Season: All year. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.

(B) From Highway 20 bridge to Englebright Dam.

Season: Dec. 1 through Aug. 31. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

2 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead.**

4 hatchery trout or hatchery steelhead** in possession.