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Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations California Saltwater Fishing

Marine Region

Encompassing the entire California coastline from border to border and three nautical miles out to sea

Field Offices and Region Headquarters:

619 2nd Street, Eureka 95501
(707) 445-6493

32330 N. Harbor Drive
Fort Bragg 95437
(Licenses are not sold at this office)
(707) 964-9078

5355 Skylane Boulevard, Suite B
Santa Rosa 95403
(Licenses are not sold at this office)
(707) 576-2882

Marine Region Headquarters

20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Suite 100
Monterey 93940
(831) 649-2870
AskMarine@wildlife.ca.gov

1933 Cliff Drive, Suite 9
Santa Barbara 93109
(Licenses are not sold at this office)
(805) 568-1231

4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite C
Los Alamitos 90720
(562) 342-7100

3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego 92123
(858) 467-4201

Bay Delta Region

Serving: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma counties, Yolo County south of I-80 and San Joaquin County west of I-5.

7329 Silverado Trail, Napa 94558
(707) 944-5500
askbdr@wildlife.ca.gov

Northern Region

Serving: Del Norte, Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity counties

601 Locust Street, Redding 96001
(530) 225-2300
askregion1@wildlife.ca.gov

North Central Region

Serving: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Sutter, Yuba, and Plumas counties, Sacramento County east of I-5, San Joaquin County east of I-5, and Yolo County north of I-80.

1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova 95670 • (916) 358-2900
r2info@wildlife.ca.gov

Central Region

Serving: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne counties
1234 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno 93710
(559) 243-4005 x 151
reg4sec@wildlife.ca.gov

South Coast Region

Serving: Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties
3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego 92123
(858) 467-4201
AskR5@wildlife.ca.gov

Enforcement inquiries for this region should be directed to the Ontario office (below)

Inland Deserts Region

Serving: Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties
3602 Inland Empire Boulevard, Suite C220
Ontario 91764 • (909) 484-0167
(Licenses are not sold at this office)
AskRegion6@wildlife.ca.gov

Headquarters

P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento 94244-2090
(916) 653-7664
wildlife.ca.gov/explore/contact-us

License and Revenue Branch

1740 N. Market Boulevard
Sacramento 95834 • (916) 928-5805
LRB@wildlife.ca.gov

Useful CDFW Site Links

California Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations Map:

wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/ocean/regulations/fishing-map

California Fishing Passport Program:

wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/passport

CDFW Law Enforcement:

wildlife.ca.gov/enforcement

Finfish and Shellfish Identification:

wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/ocean/fish-id

Groundfish Management:

wildlife.ca.gov/conservation/marine/groundfish

Ocean Salmon Information:

wildlife.ca.gov/oceansalmon

Marine BIOS (coastal and marine data viewer):

wildlife.ca.gov/marinebios

Marine Protected Areas:

wildlife.ca.gov/mpas

Declaration for Entry Form:

wildlife.ca.gov/enforcement/entry-declaration

Marine Management News Blog:

cdfwmarine.wordpress.com

Marine Region Electronic News Service:

wildlife.ca.gov/regions/marine/news/subscribe

Ocean Sport Fishing Information:

wildlife.ca.gov/ocean-sport-regs