DEEP: Notices to Fishermen
Notices to Fishermen
2014
12/30/2014Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Effective 0001 hours, Thursday, January 1, 2015, the commercial landing limit for the commercial harvest of summer flounder will be 1,000 pounds per week. (N14-20)
12/18/2014Commercial Fishery Posession Limit
  Effective 0001 hours, Sunday, December 21, 2014, the possession limit for the commercial harvest of summer flounder will be 500 pounds. (N14-18)
12/15/2014Quota Managed Species Meeting Notice
  A meeting of seafood dealers and commercial fishermen holding quota managed species endorsement letters has been scheduled. (N14-17)
Meeting to be held December 18, 2014
12/4/2014Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Effective 0001 hours, Friday, December 5, 2014, the landing limit for the commercial harvest of summer flounder will be increased to 1,500 pounds per week. (N14-15)
11/14/2014Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Commercial fishery possession limits for summer flounder and black sea bass have been adjusted effective 0001 hours, Saturday, November 15, 2014. (N14-14)
10/2/2014Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Effective 0001 hours, Wednesday, October 1, 2014 the commercial possession limit for black sea bass, scup and bluefish will change. (N14-12)
9/22/2014Notice of MAFMC and ASMFC Public Hearing
  CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Divisiion is hosting one of a coast-wide series of public scoping hearings of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather public input on the range of issues and information to be considered in the Comprehensive Summer Flounder Amendment. (N14-11)
Public Hearing to be held October 1, 2014
Written comments due by October 31, 2014
8/28/2014ASMFC Public Hearing on Cancer Crab
  The DEEP Marine Fisheries Division is hosting an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Public Hearing to seek comments on the Public Information Document for the Draft Fishery Management Plan for Cancer Crab. (N14-10)
Public Hearing to be held September 15, 2014
Public comment will be accepted until October 3, 2014
8/27/2014Notice to Lobster and Conch Pot Fishermen
  Trawl survey maps showing the locations of the September and October trawl survey sites to be sampled from the R/V John Dempsey are posted on our website.
8/21/2014Notice to Lobster Fishermen
  The notice serves as a reminder of the upcoming fall season closure required under Addendum XVII to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission American Lobster Fishery Management Plan. (N14-09)
8/19/2014Notice of ASMFC Public Hearing
  CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Division is hosting a Public Hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Draft Addendum IV to the Atlantic Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan. (N14-08)
Public Hearing to be held August 26, 2014
Public Comment will be accepted until September 30, 2014
8/13/2014Notice to Commercial Fishermen
  Effective 0001 hours, Sunday, August 17, 2014, the Connecticut possession limit for the commercial harvest of scup is increased to 1,000 pounds for trawl, fish pot and commercial hook fisheries and 500 pounds for other gear types other than lobster pots, which will remain at 10 fish. (N14-07)
6/6/2014Notice of ASMFC Public Hearing
  CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Division is hosting a Public Hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Draft Addendum IV to the American Eel Fisheries Management Plan. (N14-06)
Public Hearing to be held June 24, 2014
Public comment due by July 17, 2014
6/4/2014Notice to Commercial Fishermen
  Effective 0001 hours, Thursday, June 5, 2014, the Connecticut possession limit for the commercial harvest of black sea bass is reduced to eight fish for all gear types including lobster pots. (14-05)
4/24/2014Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  A number of adjustments and reminders have been posted. (N14-03)
4/14/2014Notice to Lobster and Conch Pot Fishermen
  Monthly trawl survey maps showing the locations of the CT DEEP monthly trawl survey sites to be samples during 2014 from the R/V John Dempsey are posted on our website.
4/1/2014Notice to Recreational Fishermen
  A number of recreational regulations have been amended. (N14-01)