The kelp greenling and rock greenling are very closely related. Kelp greenling are most common in central and northern California. They may be found southward to La Jolla, but are quite rare south of Point Conception. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Kelp Greenling and Rock Greenling”
A new state angling record was set on September 17, 2014 when Matthew Franco (left) reeled in a 3 lb. 4 oz. kelp greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus) while fishing near Carmel in central California. This fish beats the previous state angling record by 1 oz. Congratulations Matthew!
In the state angling record category, current open species include Humboldt squid (min. weight 40 lb.), rainbow surfperch (min. weight 1 lb.), and walleye surfperch (min. weight 1 lb.). For more information about state recreational fishing and diving records, see the CDFW Record Ocean Sport Fish webpage. Continue reading “Snapshot: New State Angling Record”