A California Fishing license is required for anglers, (16+ years of age), to fish all eligible inland waters, (lakes, ponds and reservoirs) of the East Bay Regional Park District.
An EBRPD Fishing Access Permit - daily or annual - is required for anglers 16+ years of age at the following lakes/reservoirs: Del Valle, Contra Loma, Lake Chabot, (Alameda Co.); Shadow Cliffs, Temescal, Don Castro, and at Horseshoe and Rainbow lakes in Quarry Lakes.
An EBRPD Fishing Access Permit is not required to fish the following lakes/reservoirs: Cull Canyon; Jordan Pond in Garin; Lake Anza in Tilden; Shinn Pond on Alameda Creek Trail; or at several District unnamed ponds.
Daily Fishing Permit
A daily fishing access permit, ($5/day), can be purchased at most of the park entry kiosks or from dispensers found at many of the fishing lakes.