California Spiny Lobster Recreational Season is open Statewide
The California spiny lobster recreational season opens at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. California spiny lobster is a highly sought-after target of both California's recreational and commercial fisheries. A valid California fishing license and a spiny lobster report card are required when fishing for lobsters. A summary of the new recreational lobster fishing regulations associated with the California Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan can be found on the CDFW website.