Shasta County Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


County Exceptions

Black bass

Dates:
All year
Bag Limit:
5
Special:
Shasta County: all lakes except Britton, Shasta and Whiskeytown lakes (see subsection (a)(1) and Big Lake (see subsection (b)(9)).
Size:
no size limit

Bag Limit:
5
Size:
12-inch minimum

Dates:
Closed
Special:
No black bass shall be possessed.

White sturgeon

Dates:
All year
License:
Sturgeon Fishing Report Card Required
Method:
Closed, unlawful

Dates:
All year
License:
Sturgeon Fishing Report Card Required
Method:
Closed, unlawful

Grass carp

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
above and including Lake Shasta: All grass carp taken shall be killed immediately by removing the head and shall be retained by the angler. The angler shall notify CDFW that he/she has taken and possesses a grass carp by calling CDFW’s telephone number (1-530-225-2278) as soon as possible, but not more than 24 hours after taking the grass carp.

Shasta crayfish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed
Special:
upstream of Spring Creek Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Closed

Trout

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
upstream to the first lake.

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 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:
From Burney Creek Falls downstream to Lake Britton
Size:
Maximum size limit: 14 inches total length

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
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Fall River from its origin at Thousand Springs downstream to the mouth of the Tule River and including Spring Creek and excluding all other tributaries
Size:
Maximum 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
Method:
Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
from Lake Britton upstream to Baum Lake, exclusive of the concrete Hat No. 2 intake canal between Baum Lake and the Hat No. 2 Powerhouse. Aquatic invertebrates of the orders Plecoptera (stoneflies), Ephemeroptera (mayflies) and Trichoptera (caddisflies) may not be taken or possessed.
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Those portions of Hat Creek known as No. 1 Forebay and Cassel Forebay.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Those portions of Hat Creek known as No. 1 Forebay and Cassel Forebay.

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

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
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
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries only from the bridge crossing on US Forest Service road (#39N21) located 1/8 mile upstream of the mouth of Cabin Creek (Northwest 1/4 of Section 14, T38N, R3W) downstream to and including Tom Dow Creek.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
From Pit No. 7 dam downstream to Shasta Lake

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:
From Pit No. 3 (Britton Dam) downstream to the outlet of the Pit No. 3 Powerhouse
Size:
Maximum size limit: 18 inches total length

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
5
Special:
Pit River, from Pit No. 3 Powerhouse downstream to Pit No. 7 dam

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:
Pit River, from Pit No. 3 Powerhouse downstream to Pit No. 7 dam

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:
From Pit No. 3 (Britton Dam) downstream to the outlet of the Pit No. 3 Powerhouse.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries from Box Canyon Dam downstream to the Scarlett Way bridge in Dunsmuir

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 above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River mainstem (excluding all tributaries) from the Scarlett Way bridge downstream to the county bridge at Sweetbriar

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 above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River mainstem (excluding all tributaries) from the county bridge at Sweetbriar downstream to Shasta Lake.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries excluding Soda Creek from Scarlett Way bridge downstream to the county bridge at Sweetbriar (See Soda Creek 7.50(b)(180.5)).

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
10
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries excluding Castle Creek from the county bridge at Sweetbriar downstream to Shasta Lake (See Castle Creek 7.50(b)(39.3)).

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 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

Hatchery trout

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Trout
Special:
From 250 feet upstream from the Coleman Fish Hatchery upstream to Angel Falls (near Mineral) on the South Fork and to Ponderosa Way Bridge on the North Fork 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:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Only barbless hooks may be used
Possession Limit:
4
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From 250 feet upstream from the Coleman Fish Hatchery upstream to Angel Falls (near Mineral) on the South Fork and to Ponderosa Way Bridge on the North Fork 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:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From 250 feet upstream from the Coleman Fish Hatchery upstream to Angel Falls (near Mineral) on the South Fork and to Ponderosa Way Bridge on the North Fork 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 lures with barbless hooks may be used

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Burney Creek Falls downstream to Lake Britton

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov. 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Fall River from its origin at Thousand Springs downstream to the mouth of the Tule River and including Spring Creek and excluding all other tributaries

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from Lake Britton upstream to Baum Lake, exclusive of the concrete Hat No. 2 intake canal between Baum Lake and the Hat No. 2 Powerhouse. Aquatic invertebrates of the orders Plecoptera (stoneflies), Ephemeroptera (mayflies) and Trichoptera (caddisflies) may not be taken or possessed.

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:
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 Pit No. 3 (Britton Dam) downstream to the outlet of the Pit No. 3 Powerhouse

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Pit No. 3 (Britton Dam) downstream to the outlet of the Pit No. 3 Powerhouse.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Pit River, from Pit No. 3 Powerhouse downstream to Pit No. 7 dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries from Box Canyon Dam downstream to the Scarlett Way bridge in Dunsmuir

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River mainstem (excluding all tributaries) from the county bridge at Sweetbriar downstream to Shasta Lake.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River mainstem (excluding all tributaries) from the Scarlett Way bridge downstream to the county bridge at Sweetbriar.

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).

Closed to all fishing

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday Preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
upstream to the first lake.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From 250 feet upstream from the Coleman Fish Hatchery upstream to Angel Falls (near Mineral) on the South Fork and to Ponderosa Way Bridge on the North Fork 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:
Includes Tributaries between Pondosa Way bridge and confluence with Fall River.

Dates:
Nov. 16 through last Friday in Apr.
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From Burney Creek Falls downstream to Lake Britton

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

Dates:
Nov. 16 through the Friday Preceding Memorial Day
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
Includes Tributaries between Pondosa Way bridge and confluence with Fall River.

Closed to all fishing all year

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
From mouth to Coleman Fish Hatchery weir.

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries: Moosehead Creek and all tributaries. McKay Creek and all tributaries including Sheepheaven Spring. Edson Creek and all tributaries, excluding Dry Creek. McCloud River from the lower boundary of the U.S. Forest Service loop (southern boundary of section 36, T38N, R3W) downstream to the upper boundary of the McCloud River Club (southern boundary of section 14, T37N, R3W).

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

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

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries, excludes Dry Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries, excludes Dry Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries: from the lower boundary of the U.S. Forest Service loop (southern boundary of section 36, T38N, R3W) downstream to the upper boundary of the McCloud River Club (southern boundary of section 14, T37N, R3W).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
from its confluence with Pit River to Rock Creek Falls (about one mile upstream).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries, excludes Dry Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries: Moosehead Creek and all tributaries. McKay Creek and all tributaries including Sheepheaven Spring. Edson Creek and all tributaries, excluding Dry Creek. McCloud River from the lower boundary of the U.S. Forest Service loop (southern boundary of section 36, T38N, R3W) downstream to the upper boundary of the McCloud River Club (southern boundary of section 14, T37N, R3W).

Dates:
All year
License:
Sport fishing license required
Special:
includes tributaries: from the lower boundary of the U.S. Forest Service loop (southern boundary of section 36, T38N, R3W) downstream to the upper boundary of the McCloud River Club (southern boundary of section 14, T37N, R3W).

Special fishing methods

Special:
(a) In all waters of the Fall River Valley downstream from Thousand Springs Road, in the Pit River from the confluence with the Fall River downstream to Lake Britton, and in Hat Creek from Hat No. 2 Powerhouse downstream to Lake Britton, western suckers may be taken by hand or hand-thrown spears only by enrolled members of the Pit River Tribe. (b) Open Season: January 1 through April 15. (c) No fish other than western suckers may be speared, and all fish other than western suckers captured by hand must be immediately returned live to the water. (d) No other fish may be possessed along with western suckers as part of a mixed bag.

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

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:
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).

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 Nov. 15
Special:
upstream to the first lake.

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Nov. 15
Special:
Includes Tributaries between Pondosa Way bridge and confluence with Fall River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
See Hat Creek

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Those portions of Hat Creek known as No. 1 Forebay and Cassel Forebay.

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Those portions of Hat Creek known as No. 1 Forebay and Cassel Forebay.

Dates:
All year

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
includes tributaries only from the bridge crossing on US Forest Service road (#39N21) located 1/8 mile upstream of the mouth of Cabin Creek (Northwest 1/4 of Section 14, T38N, R3W) downstream to and including Tom Dow Creek.

Dates:
All year
Special:
From Pit No. 7 dam downstream to Shasta Lake

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries excluding Soda Creek from Scarlett Way bridge downstream to the county bridge at Sweetbriar (See Soda Creek 7.50(b)(180.5)).

Dates:
Last Saturday in Apr. through Nov 15
Special:
Includes tributaries above Kenswick Dam Sacramento River and tributaries excluding Castle Creek from the county bridge at Sweetbriar downstream to Shasta Lake (See Castle Creek 7.50(b)(39.3)).

Dates:
Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Nov. 15
Special:
Includes Tributaries between Pondosa Way bridge and confluence with Fall River.

Fresh water fishing

When Hour:
Night fishing allowed but no trout or salmon may be taken

Activities Available

Fresh Water Fishing
Amphibian Collecting
Reptile Collecting

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Only Barbless Hooks May Be Used
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.
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
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.
Special Closures
May Be Only Taken By Angling
Gaffs
Spearfishing
Chumming
General Methods
Use Of Lights
Catch And Release Only
Catch And Release Only, Only Artificial Lures With Barbless Hooks May Be Used
Low-Flow Restrictions
Computer Assisted Remote Fishing
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
Closed, Unlawful
Special Fishing Methods
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
Shasta Crayfish
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

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