Good Catch California - Your Fish Advisor

Fish Advisories

Fish Advisories are guidelines that recommend how often you can safely eat fish caught from water bodies in California. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) offers over 100 site-specific advisories for lakes, rivers, bays, reservoirs, and the coast. For water bodies without site-specific advice, look for the appropriate statewide advisory below.

OEHHA provides two sets of guidelines for eating fish, one for each of the following populations:

  • Women 18-49 years and children 1-17 years
  • Women 50 years and older and men 18 years and older

General Information

Statewide Advisories

Advisory Map

 

 

 

How to follow OEHHA’s Fish Consumption Advisories

 

 

OEHHA Fish Advisories

Advisory County Species
Advisory for Fish that Migrate
Alamitos Creek Santa Clara
Alamo River Imperial
All-American Canal Imperial
Almaden Reservoir Santa Clara
American River, Lower Sacramento
Anderson Lake Santa Clara
Bear Creek Colusa
Bear River Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Yuba
Big Bear Lake San Bernardino
Black Butte Lake Glenn, Tehama
Bon Tempe Reservoir Marin
Cache Creek Lake, Yolo, Colusa
Calero Reservoir Santa Clara
Camanche Reservoir Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin
Camp Far West Reservoir Yuba, Nevada, Placer
Carrville Pond Trinity
Castaic Lagoon Los Angeles
Castaic Lake Los Angeles
Clear Lake Lake
Cosumnes River, Lower Sacramento
Deer Creek Nevada
Delta, Central and South Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Sacramento
Don Pedro Lake Tuolumne
Donner Lake Nevada
East Park Reservoir Colusa
Elkhorn Slough Monterey
Englebright Lake Yuba, Nevada
Feather River, Lower Butte, Yuba, Sutter
Feather River, Upper Butte, Plumas
Folsom Lake Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer
French Meadows Reservoir Placer
Grasslands Area Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus, San Joaquin
Guadalupe Creek Santa Clara
Guadalupe Reservoir Santa Clara
Guadalupe River Santa Clara
Hell Hole Reservoir Placer
Humboldt Bay Humboldt
Jenkinson Lake El Dorado
Lafayette Reservoir Contra Costa
Laguna de Santa Rosa Sonoma
Lake Almanor Plumas
Lake Berryessa Napa
Lake Chabot Alameda
Lake Combie Placer, Nevada
Lake Del Valle Alameda
Lake Evans Riverside
Lake Gregory San Bernardino
Lake Havasu San Bernardino
Lake Herman Solano
Lake McClure Mariposa
Lake McSwain Mariposa
Lake Mendocino Mendocino
Lake Merced San Francisco
Lake Nacimiento San Luis Obispo
Lake Natoma Sacramento
Lake Oroville Butte
Lake Pillsbury Lake
Lake Piru Ventura
Lake San Antonio Monterey, San Luis Obispo
Lake Sonoma Sonoma
Lake Temescal Alameda
Lauritzen Channel Contra Costa
Legg Lake Los Angeles
Lewiston Lake Trinity
Lexington Reservoir Santa Clara
Little Rock Reservoir Los Angeles
Magic Johnson Lakes Los Angeles
Millerton Lake Fresno, Madera
Mission Bay San Diego
Mokelumne River at Lodi Lake San Joaquin
Mokelumne River, Lower Sacramento, San Joaquin
New Bullards Bar Reservoir Yuba
New Hogan Lake Calaveras
New Melones Reservoir Calaveras, Tuolumne
New River Imperial
Nicasio Reservoir Marin
O'Neill Forebay Merced
Oso Flaco Lake San Luis Obispo
Port of Stockton San Joaquin
Puddingstone Reservoir Los Angeles
Putah Creek including Lake Solano Yolo, Solano
Pyramid Lake Los Angeles
Rollins Reservoir Nevada, Placer
Russian River Sonoma, Mendocino
Sacramento River and Northern Delta Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Sutter, Yolo, Sacramento, Solano, Contra Costa
Salton Sea Imperial, Riverside
San Diego Bay San Diego
San Francisco Bay Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma
San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to the Port of Stockton Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus, San Joaquin
San Luis Reservoir Merced
San Pablo Reservoir Contra Costa
Santa Fe Dam Lake Los Angeles
Santa Monica Beach south of Santa Monica Pier to Seal Beach Pier Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange
Shadow Cliffs Lake Alameda
Shasta Lake Shasta
Silverwood Lake San Bernardino
Soulajule Reservoir Marin
South of Seal Beach Pier to San Mateo Point Orange
South Yuba River Nevada
Squaw Lake Imperial
Statewide Advisory for Eating Fish from California Coastal Locations without Site-Specific Advice
Statewide Advisory for Eating Fish from California's Lakes and Reservoirs without Site‑specific Advice
Stevens Creek Reservoir Santa Clara
Stony Gorge Reservoir Glenn
Thermalito Forebay and Afterbay Butte
Tomales Bay Marin
Trinity Lake and the East Fork Trinity River Trinity
Trinity River upstream of Trinity Lake Trinity
Vasona Lake and Camden Ponds Santa Clara
Ventura Harbor to Santa Monica Pier Ventura, Los Angeles
Whiskeytown Lake Shasta
Wiest Lake Imperial
Yuba River, North Yuba River, and Middle Yuba River Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Yuba

Fish Advisory Map

View maps of current statewide and site-specific advisories

Advisory Map

Fish, Ecotoxicology and Water Section

Sacramento Office
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 423-7572
fish@oehha.ca.gov

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