California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Bay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Grants

Geographic Range

The Fish and Game Commission defined the stamp's boundaries.

A Bay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Stamp is required to fish in the following waters:

  • Tidal waters of San Francisco Bay and Delta:  This includes San Francisco and San Pablo bays east of the Golden Gate Bridge and west of the Carquinez Bridge and the Carquinez Strait.
  • Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta:  This includes all rivers, sloughs, canals, cuts, forebays, and flooded islands within the area south of Interstate 80, west of Highway 99, north of I-580, I-205, and I-120, and east of I-680.
  • Sacramento River:  Below Keswick Dam
  • Feather River:  Below Oroville Dam
  • Yuba River:  Below Englebright Dam
  • American River:  Below Nimbus Dam
  • Consumnes River:  West of Highway 99
  • Mokelumne River:  Below Camanche Dam
  • Calaveras River:  Below New Hogan Dam
  • San Joaquin River:  Below Mendota Dam
  • Stanislaus River:  Below Goodwin Dam
  • Tuolumne River:  Below LaGrange Dam
  • Merced River:  Below Crocker-Huffman Dam