Newport Beach Grunion Run Code - Ordinance
‘grunion runs’ may be expected in the months of March, April, May, June,
July, and August. However, it is legal to capture grunion only in the
months of June, July, and August. To capture grunion, anyone 16 years or
older must have a valid fishing license in their possession. It is
illegal to capture grunion during the months of March, April, and May.
These months are reserved for the continued breeding of the fish.
Consult your local tide book for times and dates of expected grunion
runs, or contact the Fish and Game at 909-597-9823. The Newport Beach
Visitors Bureau at 722-1611 may also be able to assist you.