Russian River SMRMA

Shoreline Boundary Landmarks:

Coming soon!

GPS Boundary:

This area includes the waters below the mean high tide line eastward of the mouth of the Russian River Estuary defined as a line connecting the following two points:
38° 27.16′ N. lat. 123° 07.91′ W. long.; and
38° 27.01′ N. lat. 123° 07.74′ W. long.
and westward of the Highway 1 Bridge.

  • Recreational Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: Hunting of waterfowl unless otherwise restricted by hunting regulations.
    • Prohibited Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed above.
  • Commercial Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: None
    • Prohibited Species: All

Effective as of: May 1, 2010

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