Fishing activities
Two men with the fish they caught.

We're fortunate to have both river and ocean fishing easily available here in Gualala. A year-round activity, fishing provides recreation (and yummy food) to tourists and locals alike. Please remember to get a fishing license which are available in Gualala's general stores.

No fishing license is required to fish from the Point Arena Pier!

Fish Abalone diving is extremely popular. Check the water conditions before you go out.
Fish Crab traps can be lowered from the Point Arena Pier.
Fish Steelhead fishing is generally the best from November through March, but is legal in most main coastal streams all year (Catch & Release only).  Don't forget your favorite lures!!
Fish Ocean fishing from boats, rocks, the beach, or the popular Point Arena Pier is available year round (weather and ocean conditions permitting).
Fish Don't forget to check the tide tables .