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ENB Statewide Notices 1/6/2021

Public Notice

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law sections 11-0303, 11-1521, 13-0105, 13-0339, and 13-0347, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) hereby gives notice of the following:

NYS DEC is filing a Notice of Proposed Rule Making to amend 6 NYCRR Part 10, Sportfishing Regulations; Part 19, Use of Bait, Fish for Bait, and Bait Fish; and Part 40, Marine Fish.

The rule would require the use of circle hooks while recreationally fishing for striped bass when using bait.

There are no mandates for local governments.

This notice will be published in issue 1 of the State Register, dated January 6, 2021.

For further information, please contact:

Carol Hoffman
NYS DEC - Division of Marine Resources
205 North Belle Meade Road, Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733-3400
Phone: (631) 444-0476
Subject: Striped Bass

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