Mono County Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


County Exceptions

Black bass

Bag Limit:
5
Size:
no size limit
Special:
All waters, except for Fish Slough (see subsection (b)(16)) and those waters listed as closed to all fishing in Section 7.50.

Trout

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
1
Possession Limit:
1
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.
Size:
Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.

Dates:
Oct. 1 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:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Convict Creek upstream of the U.C. study area

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:
Crooked Creek and tributaries above the Los Angeles gauging station

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through July 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Crowley Lake, except for Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes

Dates:
Aug. 1 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:
Crowley Lake, except for Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes
Size:
Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
All portions of Fish Slough except The portions of Fish Slough which lie within the Owens Valley Native Fishes Sanctuary and BLM Spring.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
All portions of Fish Slough except The portions of Fish Slough which lie within the Owens Valley Native Fishes Sanctuary and BLM Spring.

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Mono County waters, when closed to trout fishing, are closed to all fishing, except for the unrestricted portions of Fish Slough which are open to fishing all year. Also, see Mono County waters listed in sections 5.00 and 7.50.

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:
Deadman Creek downstream from Highway 395. See Owens River 7.50(b)(134)
Size:
Maximum size limit: 16 inches total length

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Deadman Creek downstream from Highway 395. See Owens River 7.50(b)(134)

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Deadman Creek upstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Oct. 1 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:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Hilton Creek upstream from Crowley Lake Drive.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Hot Creek from the State hatchery property line to the confluence with the Owens River.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2

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
Size:
minimum size limit: 14 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
from the Lee Vining conduit downstream to Mono Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.
Size:
Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Oct. 1 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:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.
Size:
Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
McGee Creek upstream from Highway 395

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

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:
from the Lee Vining Conduit to Rush Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Sept. 14
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
From the U.S. Forest Service boundary downstream to Upper Twin Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Sept. 14
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Between Upper and Lower Twin Lakes.

Dates:
Sept. 15 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
From the U.S. Forest Service boundary downstream to Upper Twin Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2

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:
only from Grant Lake Dam downstream to Mono Lake.

Dates:
Aug. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Includes Tributaries. upstream from a Department of Fish and Wildlife cable crossing located about 2.7 miles south of a point on Highway 89 two miles west of its junction with Highway 395 (the cable is located about 600 feet below a rock dam on Slinkard Creek within the south half of section 21, T9N, R22E).

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:
from the Lee Vining Conduit to Rush Creek.

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

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Whiskey Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive (old Highway 395).
Size:
Minimum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Whiskey Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive (old Highway 395).

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Whiskey Creek upstream from Crowley Lake Drive.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Includes tributaries Tributary to Wolf Creek

Bullhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
10
Possession Limit:
10

Catfish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
10
Possession Limit:
10

Closed to all fishing

Dates:
Nov. 16 through Dec. 31
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Convict Creek upstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Crooked Creek and tributaries above the Los Angeles gauging station

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Crowley Lake, except for Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes

Closed to all fishing all year

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Convict Creek, including side channels and meanders, in the U.C. study area as posted. This area begins about 1/2 mile above the Highway 395 bridge and extends upstream about 1/2 mile.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
White Mountains, includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
below the City of Los Angeles gauging station.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
The portions of Fish Slough which lie within the Owens Valley Native Fishes Sanctuary and BLM Spring.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
including the lake’s outlet stream to Highway 108

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
tributary to West Walker River. and tributaries upstream from confluence with Lost Cannon Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Rock Creek Diversion Channel from its source below Tom’s Place to its confluence with Crooked Creek.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
tributary to West Walker River and tributaries upstream from Silver Falls.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Tributary to Wolf Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required

Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Crooked Creek and tributaries above the Los Angeles gauging station

Dates:
Aug. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Crowley Lake, except for Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Deadman Creek downstream from Highway 395. See Owens River 7.50(b)(134)

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Deadman Creek downstream from Highway 395. See Owens River 7.50(b)(134)

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Hot Creek from the State hatchery property line to the confluence with the Owens River.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from the Lee Vining Conduit to Rush Creek

Dates:
Sept. 15 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From the U.S. Forest Service boundary downstream to Upper Twin Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
only from Grant Lake Dam downstream to Mono Lake.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from the Lee Vining Conduit to Rush Creek.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through the Friday preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Whiskey Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive (old Highway 395).

Only artificial flies with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
Aug. 1 through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes Tributaries. upstream from a Department of Fish and Wildlife cable crossing located about 2.7 miles south of a point on Highway 89 two miles west of its junction with Highway 395 (the cable is located about 600 feet below a rock dam on Slinkard Creek within the south half of section 21, T9N, R22E).

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes tributaries Tributary to Wolf Creek

Sport fishing license required

Dates:
All year
Special:
The Sierra District consists of all of Modoc, Lassen, Shasta, Sierra, Plumas, Alpine, Inyo and Mono counties; Tulare County east of the west boundaries of Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia National Park; Fresno County east of the west boundaries of Sierra and Sequoia National Forests (excluding Pine Flat Lake); Madera County east of the west boundary of Sierra National Forest; Mariposa, Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, El Dorado, Placer and Nevada counties east of Highway 49 (excluding Don Pedro, McClure and New Melones lakes); the portion of Siskiyou County southeast of a line drawn between Mt. Eddy and the Black Butte summit railroad crossing of Interstate 5 and east of Interstate 5 between the railroad crossing and Weed and east of Highway 97 between Weed and the Oregon border; and Tehama County excluding Black Butte Lake. Those waters excluded above are part of the Valley District (see section 6.36).

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
Special:
All Bridgeport Reservoir tributaries except Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to Highway 395, and Swauger Creek, from Bridgeport Reservoir upstream to the private property fence line above the Forest Service campground.

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
Special:
Convict Creek downstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
Special:
Convict Creek upstream of the U.C. study area

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through July 31
Special:
Crowley Lake, except for Crowley Lake within 1,800 feet of the outlet dam (this area is marked with a series of buoys). For safety purposes

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
Special:
All portions of Fish Slough except The portions of Fish Slough which lie within the Owens Valley Native Fishes Sanctuary and BLM Spring.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
Special:
All portions of Fish Slough except The portions of Fish Slough which lie within the Owens Valley Native Fishes Sanctuary and BLM Spring.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
Special:
Deadman Creek upstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
Special:
Hilton Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Hilton Creek upstream from Crowley Lake Drive.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
from the Lee Vining conduit downstream to Mono Lake

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
Special:
McGee Creek downstream from Highway 395.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
McGee Creek upstream from Highway 395

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Sept. 14
Special:
Between Upper and Lower Twin Lakes.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Sept. 14
Special:
From the U.S. Forest Service boundary downstream to Upper Twin Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15

Dates:
Jan. 1 through Sept. 30

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Sept. 30
Special:
Whiskey Creek downstream from Crowley Lake Drive (old Highway 395).

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Whiskey Creek upstream from Crowley Lake Drive.

Fresh water fishing

When Hour:
Night Fishing Prohibited
Special:
Mono County: Night fishing is prohibited in all Mono County waters except Topaz Lake, where fishing is prohibited from two hours after sunset to one hour before sunrise.

When Hour:
Night Fishing Prohibited 2 hours after sunset
Special:
Mono County: Night fishing is prohibited in all Mono County waters except Topaz Lake, where fishing is prohibited from two hours after sunset to one hour before sunrise.

Bag Limit:
10
Special:
All waters

Activities Available

Fresh Water Fishing
Amphibian Collecting
Reptile Collecting

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Only Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Catch And Release Only, Only Artificial Flies With Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Live Bait
Closed To All Fishing
Bow And Arrow Fishing
It Is Unlawful To Use Wire Leaders. It Is Unlawful To Use Lamprey Or Any Type Of Shrimp As Bait.
Closed
Hook And Weight Restrictions
Dip Net
Taking Fish Near Dams, Fishways, Screens And Egg-Taking Stations
Only One Single Point, Single Shank, Barbless Hook May Be Used On A Line When Taking Sturgeon. The Sturgeon Must Voluntarily Take The Bait Or Lure Inside Its Mouth.
Special Closures
May Be Only Taken By Angling
Gaffs
Spearfishing
Chumming
Only Artificial Flies With Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Computer Assisted Remote Fishing
Use Of Lights
Catch And Release Only
Catch And Release Only, Only Artificial Lures With Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Low-Flow Restrictions
General Methods
Crayfish May Be Taken Only By Hand, Hook And Line, Dip Net Or With Traps Not Over Three Feet In Greatest Dimension. Any Other Species Taken Shall Be Returned To The Water Immediately. Traps Need Not Be Closely Attended.
Live Bait Capture Methods
Filleting Of Salmonids In Inland Waters
Artificial Lures
Closed To All Fishing All Year
Movement Of Live Fish
Anadromous Waters
Reptiles May Be Taken Only By Hand, Except As Provided In Subsections (e)(2) And (3) Below, Or By The Following Hand-operated Devices: (A) Lizard Nooses. (B) Snake Tongs. (C) Snake Hooks
By Hand, Hand-held Dip Net, Or Hook And Line
Hand, Hook And Line, Spear, Bow And Arrow Fishing Tackle, Or Dip Net.
Possession Of Illegal Gear
Only Artificial Lures With Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Angling Only
Hand, Spade, Shovel, Hoe, Rake, Or Other Appliance Operated By Hand
No Sturgeon May Be Taken By Trolling, Snagging Or By The Use Of Firearms. Sturgeon May Not Be Gaffed, Nor Shall Any Person Use Any Type Of Firearm Or Snare To Take Any Sturgeon.
Salmon Spawning Areas
Bow And Arrow Fishing Tackle
Any
Dip Net Allowed
Hook And Line. Fishing Methods Described In Section 2.00 Apply To The Take Of Spiny Softshell Turtles, Slider Turtles And Painted Turtles

State-wide Species Available

American Bullfrog
American Shad
Aquatic Gartersnake
Arboreal Salamander
Baja California Brush Lizard
Baja California Collared Lizard
Baja California Treefrog
Black Bass
Black Salamander
Bonytail Chub
Brook Trout
Bullfrog
Bullhead
California Kingsnake
California Lyresnake
California Mountain Kingsnake
California Slender Salamander
California Spiny Lobster
California Treefrog
Candlefish
Carp
Catfish
Checkered Gartersnake
Clams
Clouded Salamander
Coachwhip
Coastal Giant Salamander
Coast Nightsnake
Colorado Pikeminnow
Common Chuckwalla
Common Gartersnake
Common Sagebrush Lizard
Common Sharp-tailed Snakes
Common Side-blotched Lizard
Corvina
Cottonball Marsh Pupfish
Crappie
Crayfish
Crustaceans
Desert Horned Lizard
Desert Iguana
Desert Night Lizard
Desert Nightsnake
Desert Pupfish
Desert Spiny Lizard
Dunn’s Salamander
Ensatina Salamander
Eulachon
Finfish
Forest Sharp-tailed Snake
Gilbert’s Skink
Glossy Snake
Goldfish
Gophersnake
Granite Spiny Lizard
Grass Carp
Great Basin Collared Lizard
Great Basin Spadefoot Toad
Great Plains Toad
Green Sturgeon
Gulf Croaker
Hardhead Sacramento Pike
Humpback Sucker
Lamprey
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
Long-nosed Snake
Long-tailed Brush Lizard
Lost River Sucker
Marine Fin Fish
Mearns’ Rock Lizard
Modoc Sucker
Mohave Chub
Mohave Rattlesnake
Mojave Rattlesnake
Mollusks
Mountain Whitefish
North American Racer
Northern Alligator Lizard
Northern Pike
Northern Rubber Boa
Northern Three-lined Boa
Northwestern Gartersnake
Northwestern Salamander
Ornate Tree Lizard
Owens Pupfish
Owens Tui Chub
Pacific Treefrog
Painted Turtle
Panamint Rattlesnake
Pond Slider
Pygmy Short-horned Lizard
Rattlesnake
Red-spotted Toad
Red Abalone
Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Reptiles
Ring-necked Snake
Rio Grande Leopard Frog
Rough-skinned Newt
Rough Sculpin
Sacramento Blackfish
Sacramento Pike Minnow
Sacramento Splittail
Salmon
Salmonids
SARGO
Shortnose Sucker
Sidewinders
Sierra Gartersnake
Sierran Treefrog
Smith’s Black-headed Snake
Sonoran Lyresnak
Sonoran Lyresnake
Southern Alligator Lizard
Southern Leopard Frog
Speckled Rattlesnake
Spiny Softshell
Spotted Leaf-nosed Snake
Steelhead
Steelhead Trout
Striped Bass
Striped Racer
Striped Whipsnake
Sunfish
Terrestrial Gartersnake
Tiger Whiptail
Tilapia
Trout
Turtles
Unarmored Threespine Stickleback
Wandering Salamander
Western Banded Gecko
Western Black-headed Snake
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
Western Fence Lizard
Western Groundsnake
Western Patch-nosed Snake
Western Rattlesnakes
Western Shovel-nosed Snake
Western Skink
Western Sucker
Western Threadsnake
Western Toad
White Bass
White Sturgeon
Woodhouse’s Toad
Yellow Perch
Zebra-tailed Lizard

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.