Article 9.5. Pacific Mackerel of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 6. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 9.5.

The department shall manage the Pacific mackerel resource in conformance with the federal fishery regulations as recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Council and as adopted by the Secretary of Commerce.
Pacific mackerel may be taken under a revocable nontransferable permit issued by the department to boat owners or operators under conditions prescribed by the department.