Rock Lobster ! Scuba dudes caught this under the Venice Pier today. 28 inches long! Whoo haa!
Click here to peep it full sized, it is worth it!
Recreational lobster season runs from the Saturday preceding the first Wednesday in October through the first Wednesday after the 15th of March. This year, it is Saturday, October 2, 2010 through Wednesday, March 16, 2011.
Legally, according to Sections 29.80(a) and (b) of Title 14, California Code of Regulations, spiny lobsters may only be taken by hand or by hoop net. You cannot use any other devices to take or assist in taking lobster – this includes “tickle sticks” or other similar appliances used to coax a lobster from its hiding spot.