Pillar Point SMCA
Shoreline Boundary Landmarks:
This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:
37° 30.00' N. lat. 122° 29.93' W. long.;
37° 30.00' N. lat. 122° 34.61' W. long.;
thence southward along the three nautical mile offshore boundary to
37° 28.33' N. lat. 122° 33.47' W. long.;
37° 28.33' N lat. 122° 30.83' W. long.;
37° 29.18' N lat. 122° 30.36' W. long.; and
37° 29.74' N lat. 122° 29.97' W, long.
- Recreational Fishing:
- Allowed Species: Pelagic finfish by trolling, Dungeness crab by trap, and squid by hand-held dip net.
- Prohibited Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed above.
- Commercial Fishing:
Allowed Species: Pelagic finfish with troll fishing gear or round haul net, Dungeness crab by trap, and market squid by round haul net. Not more than five percent by weight of any commercial pelagic finfish or market squid catch landed or possessed shall be other incidentally taken species
Prohibited Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed above.
- Pelagic finfish, for the purpose of this section, are a subset of finfish defined as: northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), barracudas (Sphyraena spp.), billfishes* (family Istiophoridae), dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi), jack mackerel (Trachurus symmetricus), Pacific mackerel (Scomber japonicus), salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.), Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), blue shark (Prionace glauca), salmon shark (Lamna ditropis), shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), thresher sharks (Alopias spp.), swordfish (Xiphias gladius), tunas (family Scombridae) including Pacific bonito (Sarda chiliensis), and yellowtail (Seriola lalandi). *Marlin is not allowed for commercial take.
Effective as of: May 1, 2010