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DEC Alters Regulations for Saltwater Fishing

Regulations of fluke (summer flounder) and black sea bass have been altered before the start of fishing season.

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Albany, NY - April 30, 2014 - The regulations governing saltwater recreational fishing in New York have been changed as follows:
Summer flounder (fluke) - Open season May 17 through September 21; size limit 18 inches TL; possession limit five (5) fish.
Black sea bass - Open season July 15 through December 31; size limit 13 inches TL, not including the tail filament; possession limit eight (8) fish.
No other changes have been made.
Remember that in order to take fish for recreational purposes, you must obtain a Recreational Marine Fishing Registration. See the department's website for more information.