California Code of Regulations
Title 14 - Natural Resources
Division 1 - Fish and Game Commission-Department of Fish and Game
Subdivision 1 - Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles
Chapter 7 - Capture, Transportation, Possession, and Sale of Freshwater Fish for Bait for Profit
Section 200.29 - Sources of Live Freshwater Bait Fish for Commercial Purposes

Universal Citation: 14 CA Code of Regs 200.29

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 51, December 23, 2022

(a) Sources of live fin fish for bait are limited to the following:

(1) Fish reared by a registered aquaculturist.

(2) The following species taken under the authority of a commercial fishing license:
(A) Longjaw mudsucker (Gillichthys mirabilis)

(B) Staghorn sculpin (Leptocottus armatus)

(C) Yellowfin gobies

(3) Bait fish licensees located within a one-mile wide landzone around Lake Tahoe may take from Lake Tahoe only those species of fin fish which sport fishermen may take directly from Lake Tahoe and use for bait in Lake Tahoe.

(b) Freshwater clams and freshwater crayfish for live bait purposes may be taken only under the authority of a live freshwater bait fish license. Crayfish taken for live bait purposes shall be taken pursuant to Section 116, Title 14, CCR.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 2120, 2122, 8437,8460, 8462, 8491,15005 and 15006, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 2000, 2000.5,2001, 2002, 2013, 2120, 2121, 2122, 2270, 2270.5, 2271, 2272, 6300, 6301, 6303, 6306, 6401, 8437, 8460, 8461, 8462, 8463, 8490, 8491, 15005,15006 and 15101, Fish and Game Code.

1. Editorial correction of subsection (a)(2) filed 2-11-83 (Register 83, No. 7).
2. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 4-1-83; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 83, No. 14).
3. New subsection (c) filed 1-20-87; effective upon filing pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 215 (Register 87, No.4).
4. Amendment of subsection (a)(2)(C) filed 12-22-98; operative 12-22-98 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 98, No. 52).
5. Amendment of subsection (b), repealer of subsections (c)-(c)(3) and amendment of Note filed 10-13-2014; operative 1-1-2015 (Register 2014, No. 42).

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