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September 20, 2019

Public Hearing on Striped Bass Management
The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting two public hearings of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum VI to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Striped Bass.The hearings will be held on Monday September 23, 2019 at DEEP HQ in Old Lyme and Wednesday September 25, 2019 at Port 5 Hall in Bridgeport.



September 9, 2019

2019 Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
Possession limits for scup, black sea bass and summer flounder will be in effect on May 1, 2019, for Connecticut's commercial fisheries. (N19-04)



December 26, 2018

2019 Commercial Fishery Management Plan
This notice outlines Connecticut's 2019 commercial harvest plan for quota-managed species and other species managed under interstate fishery management plans. (N18-25)