Mokelumne River, Lower

Advisory based on mercury or PCBs.

For American shad, Chinook (king) salmon, steelhead trout, striped bass, and white sturgeon caught in California rivers, bays, and coastal ocean waters, refer to the advisory for fish that migrate.

Note: It is only legal to keep hatchery steelhead and only in select waters. Hatchery steelhead are identified by a missing adipose fin and healed scar in the location of the missing fin. All wild steelhead must be released unharmed.

Check California Department of Fish and Wildlife Regulations for salmon, steelhead, striped bass, and white sturgeon, including legal sizes, bag and possession limits, and seasons, which can vary from year to year.