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Resources for the Monterey Bay Area

Department of Fish and Game Areas

Department of Fish and Game - The Department of Fish and Game maintains native fish, wildlife, plant species and natural communities for their intrinsic and ecological value and their benefits to people. This includes habitat protection and maintenance in a sufficient amount and quality to ensure the survival of all species and natural communities. The department is also responsible for the diversified use of fish and wildlife including recreational, commercial, scientific and educational uses.

> Hunting informaton
> Event calendar
> Fisheries Planting Page - Central Coast Region, Fish Stocking Schedule

California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Region - The Marine Region is responsible for protecting and managing California’s marine resources under the authority of laws and regulations created by the State Legislature, the Fish and Game Commission, and the Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Moss Landing Wildlife Area - The Department of Fish and Game manages 108 state wildlife areas composed of more than 648,954 acres. These areas are scattered throughout the state, most located in central and northern California. The state owns about two-thirds of this acreage while the remainder is managed under agreements with other public agencies.

Rules, Regulations and Licensing:

> Marine Region Laws and Regulations - commercial ocean fishing
> Marine Region Laws and Regulations - ocean sport fishing
> California Fish And Game Code
> California Code of Regulations, Title 14
> Fishery Regulations - commercial and fishing
> Fishing Permits and Licenses
> Special Permits informaton
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