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California Marine Protected Areas

Fagan Marsh State Marine Park
Important: As of March 1, 2016 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: San Francisco Bay

County: Napa

Nearest Port: San Francisco

Regulations in Effect Since: 1979

Boundaries: This area consists of waters below the mean high tide line within the Fagan Marsh Ecological Reserve.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: Finfish by hook-and-line only

Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: Only lightweight, hand-carried boats may be launched or operated within the park.

It is unlawful to injure, damage, take, or possess any living, geological, or cultural marine resource for recreational purposes, except for those listed above. Commercial use is not permitted.

Note that state and federal sport fishing regulations apply in addition to MPA regulations.