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Special Events Grunion Run

June 26, 2017, 11 p.m.
July 11, 2017, 11 p.m.
July 24, 2017, 11 p.m.
Space is limited and you must RSVP to
attend event. For More Info & to RSVP: or call 714-377-9073

Location: Bolsa Chica State Beach, 17851 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.

Grunion Run – Bolsa Chica State Beach hosts a few grunion run events throughout the summer. Participants meet in the Lifeguard Headquarters building for a short craft and presentation before going out to meet the grunion with our staff members. This is the only way to experience a grunion run on our beach due to beach curfew. Space is limited and you MUST reserve a spot for your group by emailing During open months, you must have a fishing license to catch grunion.

Grunion hunting is a unique way of catching a certain type of little silver fish with your bare hands. Yes, you can eat them, and indeed, should only catch and keep what you will eat! Here's more information.

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