Point St. George Reef Offshore State Marine Conservation Area
Important: As of March 1, 2016 new MPA regulations are in effect.
: Northern California (CA/OR border to Pt. Arena)
: Crescent City
Regulations in Effect Since
Boundaries: This area is bounded by straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:
41° 52.000' N. lat. 124° 23.189' W. long.;
41° 52.000' N. lat. 124° 25.805' W. long.; thence southward along the three nautical mile offshore boundary to
41° 49.000' N. lat. 124° 26.252' W. long.;
41° 49.000' N. lat. 124° 23.189' W. long.; and
41° 52.000' N. lat. 124° 23.189' W. long.
Allowed Species: Salmon by trolling and Dungeness crab by trap
Prohibited Species: All except salmon by trolling and Dungeness crab by trap
Allowed Species: Salmon with troll fishing gear. Dungeness crab by trap.
Prohibited Species: All except salmon with troll fishing gear and Dungeness crab by trap
Other Regulations: The following federally recognized tribes are exempt from the area and take regulations for this MPA and shall comply with all other existing regulations and statutes, including general rules for Tribal Take found in Section 632(a)(11):
Elk Valley Rancheria, and
Smith River Rancheria
It is unlawful to injure, damage, take, or possess any living, geological, or cultural marine resource for commercial and/or recreational purposes, except for those listed above.