July 24, 2015
The department estimates that 100% of the annual commercial harvest limit of black sea bass has been landed as of July 22, 2015. Effective 12:01am Monday, July 27, 2015, the commercial possession and landing of black sea bass is prohibited. Until that time, the possession and landing limit will remain at 10 fish for all gear types.
July 17, 2015
As of July 16, 2015 approximately 92% of the annual black sea bass quota has been landed. The commercial possession limit for black sea bass will remain at 10 fish for all gear types.
At the current rate of landings (>5% weekly) the entire annual quota will be landed before the end of July.
Content last updated June 2015