DEEP: Notices to Fishermen
Notices to Fishermen
2018
7/26/2018Scup Commercial Fishery Possession Limit Adjustment
  Effective 0001 hours Sunday, July 29, 2018, the scup commercial fishery possession limit will be reduced to 600 pounds. (N18-15)
7/5/2018MAFMC and ASMFC Scoping Hearing on Bluefish
  The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting a scoping hearing of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on a range of issued and information to be considered in the Bluefish Allocation Amendment. (N18-14)
Hearing to be held Tuesday, July 20, 2018
Comments due by July 30, 2018
6/20/20182018 Updated Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  A number of possession limits are in effect for Connecticut's commercial fisheries. (N18-13)
6/14/20182018 Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Effective 0001 hours Sunday, June 17, 2018, the scup commercial fishery possession limit will be increased from 1,200 pounds to 1,500 pounds. Effective 0001 hours Sunday, June 17, 2018, the black sea bass commercial fishery possession limit will be reduced from 50 pounds to 8 fish. (N18-12)
6/1/2018Reminder of ASMFC Public Hearing on American Eel
  The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting a public hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum V to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for American Eel. (N18-11)
Public Hearing to be held June 4, 2018
Comments due by June 15, 2018
5/23/2018Notice to Commercial Atlantic Menhaden Fishermen
  At its November 2017 meeting, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Atlantic Menhaden Board passed Amendment 3 to the Menhaden Fisheries Management Plan. (N18-10)
5/7/2018Notice to Recreational Fishermen
  At the spring meeting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved revised measures for the 2018 recreational black sea bass fishery. (N18-08)
4/24/2018Notice to Lobster and Conch Pot Fishermen
  Posted on the website are maps showing the locations of CT DEEP monthly trawl survey sites to be sampled during spring 2018 from the research vessel John Dempsey.
4/11/20182018 Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  A number of possession limits are in effect for Connecticut's commercial fisheries. (N18-07)
4/6/2018Commercial Fishery Possession Limits
  Effective 0001 hours, Sunday, April 15, 2018, the possession limit for the commercial harvest of summer flounder will be reduced to 50 pounds. (N18-06)
3/26/2018Notice to Recreational Fishermen
  The 2018 regulations governing recreational fishing have been finalized.
3/9/2018Notice of Public Meeting
  The CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is holding a Public Informational Meeting to get input on potential management of menhaden to comply with Amendment 3 to the interstate Fishery Management Plan for Menhaden. (N18-03)
Public Meeting to be held March 26, 2018
2/26/2018Notice of Public Meeting
  The CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is holding a Public Informational Meeting to get input on potential 2018 management measures to comply with the joint Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission fishery management plans for summer flounder, black sea bass and scup and the ASMFC FMP for scup. (18-02)
Public Meeting to be held March 5, 2018
1/16/2018Request for Nominations to the New England Fishery Management Council
  The State of Connecticut is seeking nominees for upcoming open seats on the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC). (N18-01)