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    Northeast Fish Regs

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    RHODE ISLAND

    American Eel 50 fish - 6 inch minimum
    Black Sea Bass 25 fish - 12 inch minimum
    (no closed season)

    Bluefish 10 fish - No minimum size
    (no closed season)

    Cod 20 inch minimum
    no bag limit

    Fluke
    (Summer Flounder) April 1 to December 31
    17.5 inch minimum size
    7 fish per day bag limit

    Haddock 19 inch minimum
    no bag limit
    Pollock 19 inch minimum
    no bag limit

    Scup Shore and Private Boat
    10.5 inch minimum - 25 fish per day
    June 1 to Oct 31
    Party and Charter Boat
    June 1 - Aug 31 - 25 fish
    Sept 1 - Oct 31 - 60 fish

    Striped Bass 2 fish - 28 inch minimum
    (no closed season)

    Tautog 16 inch minimum
    SPLIT SEASON
    May 1 to May 31 (3 fish/day)
    June 1 - 30 (closed)
    July 1 to October 14 (3 fish/day)
    October 15 to December 31 (10 fish/day)

    Weakfish
    (squeteague) 16 inch minimum
    10 fish per day bag limit
    (no closed season)


    Winter Flounder
    Special note:

    All of Narragansett Bay is closed
    (section 11.19, RI fish regs) 4 fish - 12 inch minimum
    Season: 1
    April 22 to May 21
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    MASSACHUSSETTS

    American Eel (1) All Year 6 in 50 fish

    Black Sea Bass (2) All Year 12 in 20 fish

    Blue Marlin (7) All Year 86 in 1 fish

    Bluefish All Year none 10 fish

    Cod * change pending All Year 22 in 10 fish

    Dab (Plaice) All Year 14 in none

    Dogfish All Year none none

    Fluke All Year 17.5 in 7 fish

    Gray Sole (Witch) All Year 14 in none

    Haddock All Year 19 in none

    Halibut All Year 36 in 1 fish

    Monkfish All Year 17 in none

    Pollock All Year none none

    Redfish All Year 9 in none

    River Herring (6) Harvest, possession, sale and use are prohibited

    Sailfish (7) All Year 57 in 1 fish

    Scup (3) May 01 - Sep 30 10.5 in 25 fish

    Shad All Year none 6 fish

    Sharks Federal rules apply. Consult NOAA Fisheries

    Smelt Jun 15 - Mar 15 none none

    Striped Bass (4) All Year 28 in 2 fish

    Tautog All Year 16 in 3 fish

    Tunas Federal rules apply. Consult NOAA Fisheries

    Weakfish All Year 16 in 10 fish

    White Marlin (7) All Year 62 in 1 fish

    White Perch All Year 8 in 25 fish

    Windowpane All Year 12 in none

    Winter Flounder (5)
    north of Cape Cod All Year 12 in 8 fish

    Winter Flounder (5)
    south & east of Cape Cod Apr 23 - May 22 12 in 4 fish
    Sep 24 - Oct 23 12 in 4 fish

    Yellowtail Flounder All Year 13 in none
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