California Department of Fish and Wildlife

In-Season Ocean Fishing Regulation Changes for 2014-2015

Cover of the 2014-2015 Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations Booklet

This page contains information about unscheduled, in-season regulation changes for recreational and commercial ocean fishing in 2014-2015.

CDFW is required to notify the public of in-season regulation changes for groundfish at least 10 days before the new regulations becomes effective, via news release.

"The department shall give the public and the National Marine Fisheries Service no less than 10 days notice of any fishery closure or rule change implemented pursuant to this Section via a department news release." - Section 27.20(f) of Title 14, California Code of Regulations

Further information may be obtained by calling your local Department office. You may also sign up for the Marine Region mailing list to receive automatic notification of in-season regulation changes.

News Releases, Updates and Informational Notices

July 21, 2014

Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery is Closed for the Month of August

Summary of Regulation Changes

July 21, 2014: Recreational Pacific Halibut fishing closed for August, 2014

No recreational fishing for Pacific halibut is permitted during August, 2014. The recreational season will reopen on Sept. 1 and run through Oct. 31. Bag, possession, and size limits remain unchanged.

Department Offices

Sacramento Office

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Headquarters
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-6281
FAX (916) 653-4645
 

Belmont Field Office and Laboratory
350 Harbor Blvd.
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 631-7730
FAX (650) 631-6793

Eureka Office and Laboratory
619 - 2nd St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-6493
FAX (707) 445-6664

Fort Bragg Field Office and Laboratory
32330 N. Harbor Dr.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 964-9078
FAX (707) 964-0642

Los Alamitos Field Office and Laboratory
4665 Lampson Ave., Suite C
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 342-7100
FAX (562) 342-7139

Monterey Field Office and Laboratory
20 Lower Ragsdale Dr., Suite 100
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-2870
FAX (831) 649-2894

Sacramento Field Office
1812 Ninth St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: No general line
FAX: No general FAX

San Diego Field Office and Laboratory
3883 Ruffin Rd.
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: No general line
FAX: No general FAX

San Luis Obispo Field Office and Laboratory
3196 South Higuera St., Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: No general line
FAX: (805) 542-4609

Santa Barbara Field Office and Laboratory
1933 Cliff Dr., Suite 9
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 568-1231
FAX (805) 568-1235

Santa Rosa Field Office
5355 Skylane Blvd., Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 576-2882
FAX (707) 576-7132

Marine Region Mailing List

The Marine Region of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is compiling a mailing list of individuals and organizations interested in the management of California's living marine resources. You may add yourself to this list to receive information regarding in-season fishing regulation changes.