Stewarts Point SMCA

Shoreline Boundary Landmarks:

Coming soon!

GPS Boundary:

This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed:
38° 40.500′ N. lat. 123° 25.370′ W. long.;
38° 40.500′ N. lat. 123° 25.500′ W. long.;
38° 37.500′ N. lat. 123° 23.500′ W. long.; and
38° 37.535′ N. lat. 123° 23.027′ W. long.

Permitted/Prohibited Uses:

  • Recreational Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: From shore only: marine aquatic plants other than sea palm, marine invertebrates, finfish by hook-and-line, surf smelt by beach net, and species authorized in Section 28.80 by handheld dip net.
    • Prohibited Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed above.
  • Commercial Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: None
    • Prohibited Species: All
  • Definitions:
    • Finfish are defined as any species of bony fish or cartilaginous fish (sharks, skates and rays). Finfish do not include amphibians, invertebrates, plants or algae.

Effective as of: May 1, 2010

Additional Resources:

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