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California Marine Protected Areas

Stewarts Point State Marine Reserve
Important: As of December 19, 2012 new MPA regulations are in effect for the Northern California coast from the Oregon/California border to Point Arena.
Management Area: Northern California (Pigeon Pt. northward)

County: Sonoma

Nearest Port: Bodega Bay

Regulations in Effect Since: 5/1/2010

Boundaries: This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:

38° 40.50' N. lat. 123° 25.37' W. long.;
38° 40.50' N. lat. 123° 30.24' W. long.; thence southward along the three nautical mile offshore boundary to
38° 35.60' N. lat. 123° 26.01' W. long.; and
38° 35.60' N. lat. 123° 20.80' W. long., except that Stewarts Point State Marine Conservation Area is excluded.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All