Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Monterey Harbor

4.5

Monterey County, CA

Place public
Water Salt
Depth 11 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Monterey Harbor, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Monterey County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Monterey Harbor.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Monterey County, California, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Monterey Harbor.

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Monterey Harbor Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Monterey Harbor, CA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Monterey Harbor to understand the specifics of catching each fish in California.

There are countless Monterey Harbor fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Grass rockfish, Lingcod, Cabezon, Blue rockfish, Striped seaperch, California halibut, Copper rockfish and others, as of June 13, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Grass rockfish

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Regulation

Season

Closed from January 01,to April 30; from October 01,to April 30

Bag limit

10

Max size

No

Min size

No

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Lingcod

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Closed from January 01,to April 30

Bag limit

2

Min size

22"

Measurement

Total Length

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Cabezon

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Closed from January 01,to April 30; from October 01,to April 30

Bag limit

10

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total Length

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Blue rockfish

Regulation

Season

Closed from January 01,to March 31; from September 16,to March 31

Bag limit

10

Above are just a few of the species found in Monterey Harbor. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Monterey Harbor you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Monterey Harbor.

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Fishing Spots Near the Monterey Harbor

Must visit the following nearest Monterey Harbor fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Santa Clara County, CA

8 hot spots

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Santa Clara County, CA

8 hot spots

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San Mateo County, CA

10 hot spots

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Solano County, CA

10 hot spots

5.0

Marin County, CA

10 hot spots

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Tuolumne County, CA

10 hot spots

4.6

Fresno County, CA

8 hot spots

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San Luis Obispo County, CA

7 hot spots

4.9

Sacramento County, CA

7 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Monterey Harbor

  • Bottom, trolling, jigging, surfcasting and baitcasting fishing are popular fishing methods in Monterey Harbor.
  • The most productive months for fishing here are May and October.
  • During winter and early spring this area is more successful for rockfish and lingcod fishing.
  • Monterey Harbor offers fishing charters.

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