New York State Regs

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    These Changes Only Apply to Commercial Fishing
    Changes for Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass
    Summer Flounder:
    • Effective Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the summer flounder weekly program is set at 350 pounds weekly. This trip limit will remain in effect through April 30, 2018.
    • The daily trip limit remains set at 50 pounds,
    Parameters of the summer flounder weekly program:
    • The weekly limit, with a maximum of two landings a week, is not to be exceeded.
    • The fishing week for the fluke weekly program is Saturday to Friday.
    • A vessel may not possess more than the weekly limit in any one fishing week
    Black Sea Bass:
    Additional Changes Going into Effect Starting May 1
    Spiny Dogfish: Effective Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the daily trip limit for spiny dogfish remains at 6,000 pounds. This trip limit will remain in effect until further notice.

    Bluefish: Effective Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the daily trip limit for bluefish is set at 1,000 pounds. This trip limit will remain in effect until further notice.

    Scup: Effective Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the daily trip limit for scup is set at 800 pounds. This trip limit will remain in effect until further notice.

    Black Sea Bass: Effective Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the daily trip limit for black sea bass is set at 50 pounds. This trip limit will remain in effect until further notice.

    Postcards have been sent to appropriate permit holders.

    See complete list of Commercial Fishing Limits.
     

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