Recreational Ocean Salmon Closes Sept. 7, 2014


The recreational fishery for ocean salmon is open from May 10, 2014 through September 7, 2014. The daily bag limit is 2 salmon of any species except coho, with a minimum size limit of 24 inches total length. No more than two daily bag limits may be in possession when on land. On a vessel in ocean waters, no person shall possess or bring ashore more than one daily bag limit.

This area comprises the Klamath Management Zone. Anglers should be conscious of closures at the mouths of the Klamath and Smith rivers throughout the season, as well as a closure at the mouth of the Eel River during August and September. For important information on gear restrictions and other ocean salmon sport fishing regulations, see the 2014 Ocean Salmon Sport Regulations flyer and the current Ocean Sport Fishing regulations booklet. You may also call the Ocean Salmon Regulations Hotline at (707) 576-3429 for ocean salmon sport fishing information.

For more information about the ocean salmon fishery, please visit the California Ocean Salmon Seasons web page.

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