California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Calendar of Events

The Marine Region Calendar of Events contains information about events of interest to the public. Each listing includes a link to additional information.

2014 Events

April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November   December

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California Fish and Game Commission   Pacific Fishery Management Council

April 2014

April 1
First day of recreational red abalone season

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April 5
Recreational ocean salmon season opens from Horse Mountain to U.S./Mexico border

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April 13
Day at the Docks

Fishermen's Landing, San Diego
Talk to CDFW wildlife officers, biologists, and specialists, and pick up the latest CDFW publications.
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April 30
2013-2014 Seasonal lobster report cards due

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May 2014

May 1
First day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, Pigeon Pt. to Pt. Conception

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First day of the May-June commercial salmon season, Point Arena to U.S.-Mexico Border
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May 7-8
PFMC Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Committees Work Session

Seattle, WA
Open to the public
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May 7-9
PFMC Highly Migratory Species Management Team Work Session

Carlsbad, CA
Open to the public
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May 10
First day of recreational salmon season, California-Oregon Border to Horse Mountain

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May 15
First day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, CA-OR border to Point Arena

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June 2014

June 1
First day of California grunion season

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First day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, Point Arena to Pigeon Point
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June 16
White seabass bag limit increased to three fish south of Pt. Conception

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June 19
First day of the June commercial salmon season, Horse Mountain to Point Arena

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June 30
Last day of recreational Dungeness crab season south of Mendocino County

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Last day of the May-June commercial salmon season, Point Arena to U.S.-Mexico Border
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July 2014

July 1
First day of recreational Kellet's whelk season

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July 15
First day of the July-August commercial salmon season, Horse Mountain to U.S.-Mexico Border

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July 30
Last day of recreational Dungeness crab season north of Sonoma County

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August 2014

August 1
First day of surfperch season in San Francisco and San Pablo Bays

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August 13
Last day of the July-August commercial salmon season, Pigeon Point to U.S.- Mexico Border

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August 29
Last day of the July-August commercial salmon season, Horse Mountain to Pigeon Point

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September 2014

September 1
Last day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, 40°10' line to Point Arena

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First day of the September commercial salmon season, Horse Mountain to Pigeon Point
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September 7
Last day of recreational salmon season, California-Oregon Border to Horse Mountain

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September 12
First day of the September commercial salmon season, California-Oregon border to Humboldt South Jetty

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September 27
First day of recreational spiny lobster season

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September 30
Last day of the September commercial salmon season, Horse Mountain to Pigeon Point

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October 2014

October 1-3, 6-10, 13-15
Commercial salmon limited openers, Point Reyes to Point San Pedro

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October 5
Last day of recreational salmon season, Pigeon Point to U.S.- Mexico Border

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October 31
Last day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, CA-OR border to the 40°10' line

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November 2014

November 1
First day of recreational Dungeness crab season

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November 9
Last day of recreational salmon season, Horse Mountain to U.S.-Mexico Border

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November 15
First day (scheduled) of commercial Dungeness crab season south of Mendocino County

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November 30
Last day of recreational red abalone season

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December 2014

December 1
First day (scheduled) of commercial Dungeness crab season north of Mendocino County

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December 31
Last day of recreational boat-based groundfish season, 40°10' line to CA-Mexico border

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