Russian Gulch SMCA

GPS Boundary:

This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:

39° 19.860′ N. lat. 123° 48.840′ W. long.;
39° 19.860′ N. lat. 123° 49.000′ W. long.;
39° 19.470′ N. lat. 123° 49.000′ W. long.; and
39° 19.470′ N. lat. 123° 48.500′ W. long.

Permitted/Prohibited Uses:

  • Recreational Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: All
    • Prohibited Species: None
  • Commercial Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed below
    • Prohibited Species: Bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) and giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)

Effective as of: December 19, 2012

Additional Resources:

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