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Division News - Quarterly reports from the Inland Fisheries and Marine Fisheries Divisions. 

August 28, 2014
ASMFC 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

August 21, 2014
Notice 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)

August 20, 2014
ASMFC Striped Bass Management - Draft Addendum IV
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

August 17, 2014
Notice 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)

July 31, 2014
Grants To Municipalities For The Control Of Aquatic Invasive Species
Information on how to apply for grants for aquatic invasive species.

July 17, 2014
Want to be on the cover of the 2015 Angler's Guide?  Send us your best digital photo of fishing in Connecticut.

July 11, 2014
Fishing across state boundary lines...anglers are reminded that several states have jurisdiction in Long Island Sound and fishing regulations can vary between these states.


Content last updated September 2014