Fishing & MPAs

CDFW MPA Mobile Site


California Department of Fish and Wildlife developed a web mapping application designed for use in mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. With it, you can identify Marine Protected Areas and your proximity to them.

CDFW MPA Mobile Website

CDFW Ocean Sportfishing Interactive Web Map


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers an interactive map for referencing relevant ocean sportfishing information. Try this resource on your next fishing trip! This new resource is designed to help you visualize sport fishing regulation boundaries, including marine protected areas and groundfish conservation area depth restrictions, on your mobile phone.

CDFW Ocean Sportfishing Interactive Web Map

FishLegal Saltwater Fishing Maps & Regulations Mobile Application

This mobile application includes MPA boundaries, associated MPA regulations and allows for MPA map and info lookup without cellular signal. Users are able to pinpoint their exact location relative to each MPA.

The app is free to download from the iTunes App store and on Google Play.


Navionics Mobile Application & Marine Charts

Go cruising, fishing and sailing with the same detailed charts and advanced features used on the best GPS plotters – get the most out of your time on the water!

Mobile app and charts showing MPAs available for download!

Navionics Chart Viewer

The mission of the California’s Marine Protected Areas Education and Outreach Initiative is to enhance MPA education through enduring partnerships to empower Californians to protect what they know and love.