The Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fishing and Boating Services
Commercial Striped Bass Common Pool Hook and Line Fishery Modifications—Effective 6/2/2020
WHAT THIS NOTICE DOES
The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces modifications to the commercial striped bass common pool hook and line fishery.
Effective 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020:
- The season is open June 2, 2020 through June 3, 2020.
- The catch limit is 250 pounds/permittee/week and 500 pounds/vessel/day.
- The catch times remain one hour before sunrise through one hour before sunset.
WHY THIS IS NECESSARY
This action is necessary to ensure Maryland’s compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass.
WHO THIS NOTICE AFFECTS
This applies to all individuals who are permitted to participate in the commercial striped bass common pool hook and line fishery in the Chesapeake Bay.
Code of Maryland Regulations 08.02.15.12
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Fishing and Boating Services at 410-260-8293.
Secretary of Natural Resources