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§ 28.26. California Sheephead.

14 CA ADC § 28.26Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: January 1, 2023

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission--Department of Fish and Game (Refs & Annos)
Subdivision 1. Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 4. Ocean Fishing
Article 1. Ocean and San Francisco Bay District
Fin Fish--Minimum Size Limits, Bag and Possession Limits and Seasons
Effective: January 1, 2023
14 CCR § 28.26
§ 28.26. California Sheephead.
(a) Closed season: January 1 through the last day in February with the following exceptions:
(1) Shore Based Angling: When angling from shore (including beaches, banks, piers, jetties, breakwaters, docks, and other artificial structures connected to the shore), California Sheephead may be taken and/or possessed year-round. No vessel or watercraft (motorized or non-motorized) may be used to assist in the take, transport and/or possession California Sheephead while angling from shore under this provision.
(2) Diving or Spearfishing: When diving or spearfishing, California Sheephead may be taken and/or possessed year-round. During the closed season, January 1 through the last day in February, all types of fishing gear, except spearfishing gear, are prohibited to be aboard the vessel or watercraft (motorized or non-motorized) when taking and/or possessing California sheephead under this provision.
(b) Limit: Two.
(c) Minimum size: 12 inches total length. See subsection 27.65(b) for fillet size limit.
(d) Fishing rules for California sheephead may be changed during the year or in-season by the department under the authority of Section 52.10.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 200, 205, 265, 702, 7071 and 8587.1, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 200, 205, 265, 1802 and 7071, Fish and Game Code.
History
1. New section filed 3-5-2001; operative 3-5-2001 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 2001, No. 10).
2. Repealer and new subsection (a) filed 1-23-2004; operative 1-23-2004 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 4).
3. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsection (d) and amendment of Note filed 12-27-2004; operative 1-1-2005 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 53).
4. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsections (a)(1)-(6) and amendment of subsection (d) filed 1-18-2007; operative 1-18-2007 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(c) (Register 2007, No. 3).
5. Amendment of subsections (a)(1), (a)(2) and (d) and amendment of Note filed 5-9-2008 as an emergency; operative 5-9-2008 (Register 2008, No. 19). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-5-2008 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(2), new subsection (a)(3), subsection renumbering and amendment of newly designated subsections (a)(4)-(7) filed 8-25-2008 as an emergency; operative 9-2-2008 (Register 2008, No. 35). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-23-2009 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(5) and amendment of Note filed 3-3-2009; operative 3-3-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).
8. Editorial correction of subsection (a)(3) (Register 2009, No. 23)
9. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(4), repealer of subsection (a)(5), subsection renumbering and amendment of Note filed 6-9-2011; operative 6-9-2011 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2011, No. 23).
10. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(3) and (a)(5) filed 2-14-2013; operative 3-1-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(A) (Register 2013, No. 7).
11. Repealer and new subsections (a)(1)-(6) and amendment of subsection (d) and Note filed 3-10-2015; operative 3-10-2015 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2015, No. 11).
12. Change without regulatory effect amending Note filed 8-8-2019 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2019, No. 32).
13. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-30-2022; operative 1-1-2023 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(A) (Register 2022, No. 52).
This database is current through 6/7/24 Register 2024, No. 23.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 28.26, 14 CA ADC § 28.26
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