Jenner, California

Abalone Diving at Salt Point State Park

Originally added by Tyler Drake

Diving just off the coast, you can catch a feast. Be sure to dive with a partner so you can keep an eye on each other. Remember to fill out your abalone report car and tag your abalone before leaving the beach. Duration: Full Day.

Jenner is a great spot to head out in calm water with your abalone gear. The dives will be in depths of 10 to 15 ft. of water, with visibility usually in the 5-20 ft. range. Spend a little time doing your homework before entering the water and you'll be able to find easier entry areas.

When you head out into the water, be sure your partner is with you and that you have all your gear (ab iron, measuring tool, and float). Each person should dive at a

Divers are also required to have a valid CA fishing license and an abalone report card. Be sure to fill out your abalone report card and tag your abalone before leaving the beach after exiting the water.

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Schedule a group dinner or camping night after because you are most likely going to finish up with a lot of tasty abalone

Abalone diving at Salt Point is fantastic. The professionals at Sonoma Coast Divers are amazing and will make sure you have a great time.

Sonoma Coast Divers is the best dive shop around. Abalone diving at Salt Point is so much fun!

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