Commercial summer flounder limit change‏

TweetEffective 0001 hours Sunday August 28, 2016, the Summer Flounder commercial fishery possession limit will be reduced from 100 pounds to 50 pounds. Possession limits will be periodically adjusted, if needed, to land 100% of the annual quota by the … Continue reading →

Florida: Try one of FWC’s new Saltwater Grand Slams‏

Tweet Today’s column begins with a question and ends with a challenge: Do you know what a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Saltwater Grand Slam is? If not, you are missing out on an exciting opportunity. Last month, … Continue reading →

NY: Recreational Summer Flounder (Fluke), Scup (Porgy) and Black Sea Bass Rules Become Final

TweetNew Recreational Harvest Restrictions Relaxed The recreational fishing rules for summer flounder (fluke), scup (porgy) and black sea bass have been permanently adopted, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The rules were initially adopted as … Continue reading →

New York: Commercial Fishery Updates for Fluke and Striped Bass

TweetEffective December 12, 2012, the fluke (summer flounder) commercial fishery opened with a 210-pound daily trip limit. NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service determined that the original 2012 commercial summer flounder quota was incorrect. The correct 2012 quota is 953,773 pounds, … Continue reading →