Big Sur Activities, Facilities, and Services
Fishing in Big Sur
Contact the California State Department of Fish and Game (831.649.2870) for regulations and season dates, which may change frequently. All anglers 16 years of age and older must have a valid California Fishing License in their possession while fishing.
The entire Big Sur coastline is within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Please respect the integrity of this natural resource.
Fishing is available at the following locations in the Big Sur region.
- Carmel River State Beach
- Garrapata State Park
- Andrew Molera State Park
- Big Sur Campground and Cabins vicinity
- Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
- Pfeiffer Beach (Sycamore Canyon Road turnoff to...)
- Limekiln State Park
- Kirk Creek Campground
- Nacimiento-Fergusson Road
- Mill Creek
- Pacific Valley
- Sand Dollar Beach Picnic Area
- Jade Cove
- Willow Creek Picnic Area
- Salmon Creek
- Hearst Castle® vicinity