DEEP: Fishing

Fishing - Share the Experience


 
Opening Day is Saturday April 8th! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{BNR 150th Anniversary Logo} The DEEP Bureau of Natural Resources celebrated 150 Years of Natural Resource Conservation in Connecticut in 2016. We looked back at our history and also forward to the future of natural resources in our state. Check out our historical timeline: Connecticut Bureau of Natural Resources Through the Years and see what it was like "Then and Now."
 
 
 
Division News - Quarterly reports from the Inland Fisheries and Marine Fisheries Divisions. 


Announcements
Upon consideration of public comment obtained at an ASMFC public hearing on summer flounder , a DEEP public meeting on summer flounder and black sea bass and comments from the Marine Advisory Group the management measures for summer flounder have been amended. The management measures for black sea bass may have to be amended later in the year. (N17-05)

March 7, 2017
The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting a Public Hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum XXIX to the Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Plan. Draft Addendum XXIX was initiated jointly with the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to address concerns raised by Advisory Panel members that commercial landings have been lower than the annual limits in recent years and the quota periods could be better utilized.

 
February 17, 2017
The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting two Public Hearings of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum XXV to the American Lobster Management Plan. (N17-02)
Public Hearings to be held March 21 and March 27,

 
February 14, 2017
The CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is holding a Public Meeting to get input on 2017 management options to comply with the joint Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council/Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission fishery management plans for summer flounder and black sea bass. (N17-03)
Public Hearing to be held February 22, 2017
DEEP Marine Headquarters Boating Education Center
333 Ferry Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371 

 
December 29, 2016
Possession Limits for Quota Managed Species in 2017.

 
 
 

Content last updated February 2017