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Part 40, Section 40.1 - Marine Fish - Open Seasons, Size and Catch Limits - Express Terms (Summer Flounder 'Fluke', Scup 'Porgy', Black Sea Bass) Adopted July 24, 2013

Express Terms

Existing subdivision 40.1 (f) of 6 NYCRR is amended to read as follows:

Species Striped bass through Atlantic cod remain the same.

Species Summer flounder is amended to read as follows:

40.1 (f) Table A - Recreational Fishing.

Species Open Season Minimum Length Possession Limit
Summer flounder May 1 - Sept [30] 29 [19.5] 19 " TL 4

Species Yellowtail flounder through Winter flounder remain the same.

Species Scup (porgy) licensed party/charter boat anglers through Black sea bass are amended to read as follows:

Species Open Season Minimum Length Possession Limit
Scup (porgy) licensed party/charter boat anglers**** May 1 - Aug. 31 Sept. 1 - Oct. 31 Nov. 1 - Dec. 31 [11] 10 " TL [11] 10 " TL [11] 10 " TL [20] 30 [40] 45 [20] 30
Scup (porgy) all other anglers May 1 - Dec. 31 [10.5] 10 " TL [20] 30
Black sea bass [June 15] July 10 - Dec. 31 13" TL [15] 8

Species American shad through Oyster toadfish remain the same.