Over the moon for moon snails

CALIFORNIA OUTDOORS Q&A

Shown is a moon snail, common in California. Submitted photo by Genny AndersonQuestion: Can I catch moon snails in Marin County? I read one regulation that said no moon snails can be caught north of the Golden Gate Bridge, but I want to catch them at Dillon Beach. (Douglas)
Answer: You read the regulations correctly. Moon snails are classified as mollusks and the state’s saltwater fishing regulations address them specifically. They are open to fishing and collection all year with a limit of five...

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