North Coast District Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Brook trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Possession Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE POSSESSED IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Special:
The North Coast District consists of the inland waters of all of Trinity, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and the portion of Siskiyou County northwest of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte Summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and west of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed, and west of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border.
Size:
Less than 8 inches Total Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Possession Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE POSSESSED IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Special:
The North Coast District consists of the inland waters of all of Trinity, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and the portion of Siskiyou County northwest of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte Summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and west of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed, and west of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border.
Size:
Less than 8 inches Total Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Possession Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE POSSESSED IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Special:
The North Coast District consists of the inland waters of all of Trinity, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and the portion of Siskiyou County northwest of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte Summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and west of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed, and west of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border.
Size:
Less than 8 inches Total Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Possession Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE POSSESSED IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Special:
The North Coast District consists of the inland waters of all of Trinity, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and the portion of Siskiyou County northwest of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte Summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and west of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed, and west of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border.
Size:
Less than 8 inches Total Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Possession Limit:
UP TO 10 MAY BE POSSESSED IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS SPECIFIED FOR THE NORTH COAST DISTRICT.
Special:
The North Coast District consists of the inland waters of all of Trinity, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and the portion of Siskiyou County northwest of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte Summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and west of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed, and west of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border.
Size:
Less than 8 inches Total Length

Chinook salmon

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only barbless hooks may be used.
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) 1 Chinook salmon and no more than 5 wild Chinook salmon* over 22 inches per year. Wild Chinook salmon are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip and not showing a healed left ventral fin clip.

Cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
For purposes of this regulation, the boundary between Big Lagoon and Maple Creek is the first private road bridge, located approximately 1/2 mile southeast of the Highway 101 bridge crossing. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).
Size:
Minimum size 10 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).
Size:
minimum size limit: 14 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Above the mouth of Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Above the mouth of Jones Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Above the mouth of Stony Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)
Size:
minimum size limit: 10 inches total length

Salmon

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
All anadromous waters tributary to Humboldt Bay, and north of Humboldt Bay, except those of the Klamath and Trinity River systems and those listed by name in the Special Regulations. Hatchery trout or steelhead have a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin present) (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All lakes and reservoirs except those listed by name in the Special Regulations.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All streams except anadromous waters and those listed by name in the Special Regulations. (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All lakes and reservoirs except those listed by name in the Special Regulations.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All lakes and reservoirs except those listed by name in the Special Regulations.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All lakes and reservoirs except those listed by name in the Special Regulations.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All lakes and reservoirs except those listed by name in the Special Regulations.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Feb. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
upstream of the falls located about four miles north of the wilderness area boundary

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Mad River and tributaries above Ruth Dam.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Middle Fork tributaries above Indian Dick/Eel River Ranger Station Road
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Middle Fork tributaries above Indian Dick/Eel River Ranger Station Road
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Middle Fork tributaries above Indian Dick/Eel River Ranger Station Road
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
North Fork of Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Willow Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
North Fork of Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Willow Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
North Fork of Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Willow Creek
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Main Stem and tributaries above Eaton Falls, located about 1/2 mile upstream of the mouth of the South Fork (Little Van Duzen) and 2 1/2 miles west of Dinsmore. Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Main Stem and tributaries above Eaton Falls, located about 1/2 mile upstream of the mouth of the South Fork (Little Van Duzen) and 2 1/2 miles west of Dinsmore. Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Main Stem and tributaries above Eaton Falls, located about 1/2 mile upstream of the mouth of the South Fork (Little Van Duzen) and 2 1/2 miles west of Dinsmore. Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Klamath River main stem and all tributaries above Iron Gate Dam, except Shovel Creek and tributaries. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through June 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Closed to all fishing
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Swamp Creek and all tributaries.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
McCloud River from McCloud Dam downstream to confluence of Ladybug Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
includes tributaries From the headwaters downstream to the diversion dam west of Stonyford in the center of Section 35, T18N, R7W, except the portion of Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
includes tributaries Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
includes tributaries Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
includes tributaries From the headwaters downstream to the diversion dam west of Stonyford in the center of Section 35, T18N, R7W, except the portion of Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
above Trinity Dam from the confluence with Tangle Blue Creek (Hwy. 3) downstream (south) to the mouth of Trinity Lake, approximately 13.8 miles.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
above Trinity Dam from the confluence with Tangle Blue Creek (Hwy. 3) downstream (south) to the mouth of Trinity Lake, approximately 13.8 miles.

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Includes Tributaries between Pondosa Way bridge and confluence with Fall River.

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Klamath River main stem and all tributaries above Iron Gate Dam, except Shovel Creek and tributaries. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Klamath River main stem and all tributaries above Iron Gate Dam, except Shovel Creek and tributaries. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Klamath River main stem and all tributaries above Iron Gate Dam, except Shovel Creek and tributaries. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Shovel Creek and tributaries above mouth of Panther Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Shovel Creek and tributaries above mouth of Panther Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Shovel Creek and tributaries above mouth of Panther Creek

Dates:
Nov. 16 through June 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Closed to all fishing
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through June 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Closed to all fishing
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through June 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Closed to all fishing
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. The Klamath River main stem within 250 feet of the mouth of Shovel Creek is closed to all fishing Nov. 16 through June 15.

Dates:
Last Saturday in April through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
above Iron Gate Dam. Shovel Creek and tributaries above mouth of Panther Creek

Hatchery trout

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
All anadromous waters tributary to Humboldt Bay, and north of Humboldt Bay, except those of the Klamath and Trinity River systems and those listed by name in the Special Regulations. Hatchery trout or steelhead have a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin present) (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from County Road Bridge at Capetown, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
For purposes of this regulation, the boundary between Big Lagoon and Maple Creek is the first private road bridge, located approximately 1/2 mile southeast of the Highway 101 bridge crossing. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).Main stem below the confluence

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).Main stem below the confluence

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Also see Section 8.00(b). Main stem below the Eureka Hill Road bridge. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
and tributaries Mad River from the mouth to 200 yards upstream. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem from the confluence with Deer Creek to Ruth Dam) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mattole River main stem from 200 yards upstream of mouth to confluence with Stansberry Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from 200 yards above the mouth to the mouth of Prairie Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from the mouth of Prairie Creek to the mouth of Bond Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem within a radius of 200 yards of its mouth. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Above the mouth of Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Above the mouth of Jones Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Above the mouth of Stony Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Hatchery steelhead

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
All anadromous waters tributary to Humboldt Bay, and north of Humboldt Bay, except those of the Klamath and Trinity River systems and those listed by name in the Special Regulations. Hatchery trout or steelhead have a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin present) (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from County Road Bridge at Capetown, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
For purposes of this regulation, the boundary between Big Lagoon and Maple Creek is the first private road bridge, located approximately 1/2 mile southeast of the Highway 101 bridge crossing. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).Main stem below the confluence

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).Main stem below the confluence

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used.
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Also see Section 8.00(b). Main stem below the Eureka Hill Road bridge. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
and tributaries Mad River from the mouth to 200 yards upstream. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem from the confluence with Deer Creek to Ruth Dam) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mattole River main stem from 200 yards upstream of mouth to confluence with Stansberry Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from 200 yards above the mouth to the mouth of Prairie Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from the mouth of Prairie Creek to the mouth of Bond Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem within a radius of 200 yards of its mouth. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Above the mouth of Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Above the mouth of Jones Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Above the mouth of Stony Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from the mouth to confluence of Middle and South forks. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Only barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
For purposes of this regulation, the boundary between Big Lagoon and Maple Creek is the first private road bridge, located approximately 1/2 mile southeast of the Highway 101 bridge crossing. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from 200 yards above the mouth to the mouth of Prairie Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Apr. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Sept. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required

Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from County Road Bridge at Capetown, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
April 1 through the Friday preceding the fourth Saturday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth to Fulmor Road, at its paved junction with the south bank of Eel River. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Fulmor Road at its paved junction with the south bank of the Eel River to South Fork Eel River. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(1). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From South Fork Eel River to Cape Horn Dam. (See also Pillsbury Lake tributaries (7.50(b)(138)). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Also see Section 8.00(b). Main stem below the Eureka Hill Road bridge. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River from the mouth to 200 yards upstream. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem from the confluence with Deer Creek to Ruth Dam) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Mattole River main stem from 200 yards upstream of mouth to confluence with Stansberry Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Mattole River main stem from confluence with Stansberry Creek to confluence with Honeydew Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem, from the mouth of Prairie Creek to the mouth of Bond Creek Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Mar. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Redwood Creek main stem within a radius of 200 yards of its mouth. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
Jan. 1 - May 31
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(

Dates:
July 16 through Sept. 30
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork main stem from mouth to Bar Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Middle Fork and tributaries above mouth of Uhl Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Required
Special:
Balm of Gilead Creek and tributaries above falls and 1-1/4 miles from mouth.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Main stem from its junction with the Eel River to the end of Golden Gate Drive near Bridgeville (approximately 4,000 feet upstream from the Little Golden Gate Bridge). Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(3). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Sept. 30.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from mouth to Rattlesnake Creek. Also see LowFlow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(2). Eel River (Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity cos.). ALL WATERS OF THE EEL RIVER DRAINAGE EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW ARE CLOSED TO ALL FISHING. Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00, also apply, see below for more detail.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Swamp Creek and all tributaries.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
McCloud River from McCloud Dam downstream to confluence of Ladybug Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
McCloud River from confluence of Ladybug Creek downstream to lower boundary of the U.S. Forest Service loop (southern boundary of section 36, T38N, R3W).

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Above the mouth of Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From mouth to Patrick Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth upstream approximately 1,000 feet to the County Road (George Tryon) bridge and Craigs Creek to Jones Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Above the mouth of Jones Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7). Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Oct. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Above the mouth of Stony Creek. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Fourth Saturday in May through Aug 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the mouth to Stony Creek. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)(7) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present)

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries From the headwaters downstream to the diversion dam west of Stonyford in the center of Section 35, T18N, R7W, except the portion of Stony Creek Middle Fork from Red Bridge upstream.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
above Trinity Dam from the confluence with Tangle Blue Creek (Hwy. 3) downstream (south) to the mouth of Trinity Lake, approximately 13.8 miles.

Closed to all fishing

Dates:
All year
Special:
Anadromous waters of the Klamath and Trinity River Systems, and those entering the ocean south of Humboldt Bay, which are not listed in the Special Regulations. (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Dates:
All year
Special:
Anadromous waters of the Klamath and Trinity River Systems, and those entering the ocean south of Humboldt Bay, which are not listed in the Special Regulations. (NOTE: A list of the non-anadromous waters opened to trout fishing (STREAMS AND PORTIONS OF STREAMS NOT LISTED IN THE SPECIAL REGULATIONS THAT ARE OPEN TO TROUT FISHING FROM THE LAST SATURDAY IN APR. THROUGH NOV. 15 (NEW 6-12-98), which is incorporated by reference herein) is available from the Department’s Region 1 Office, 601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001 Telephone: (530) 225-2300).

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Jan. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Apr. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from County Road Bridge at Capetown, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Apr. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from Highway 101 bridge, excluding tributaries

Dates:
Apr. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from bridge at “3 Corners” on the Old Arcata Road, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
downstream from the County Road bridge at Crannell, excluding tributaries. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Dec. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
4
Special:
and tributaries Mad River from the mouth to 200 yards upstream. Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Apr. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem, from 200 yards above its mouth upstream to the confluence with Cowan Creek, excluding tributaries. Also see Low-Flow Restrictions, Section 8.00(a)4) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 1 through the Fourth Friday in May
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
and tributaries Mad River main stem from the confluence with Deer Creek to Ruth Dam) Hatchery trout or steelhead in anadromous waters are those showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is absent). Unless otherwise provided, all other trout and steelhead must be immediately released. Wild trout or steelhead are those not showing a healed adipose fin clip (adipose fin is present).

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday Preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Mad River and tributaries above Ruth Dam.

Dates:
Apr. 1 through Dec. 31
Lic