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Species

Size Limits
(Length in Inches)

Daily Possession
(Number of Fish)

Open Seasons

Summer flounder (fluke)

19”

3

May 17 - Sept 21

Winter flounder

12”

2

April 1 - May 30

Tautog (blackfish)

16”

4

Oct 5 - Dec 14

Bluefish (including "snappers")

No minimum size for first 10 fish

12 “TL for the next 5

15

No more than 10 of which shall be less than 12" TL

All year

Weakfish

16”

10” filleted

12” dressed

1

All year

Atlantic cod

22”

10**

All year

Pollock

19”

No limit

All year

Haddock

18”

No limit

All Year

Striped bass

28”

1

Apr 15 - Dec 15

Black Sea Bass

15"

3

8

10

Jun 27 - Aug 31

Sep 1 - Oct 31

Nov 1 - Dec 31

Scup  (Porgy)

Party/Charter boat


10”

30

45***

May 1 - Dec 31

Sept 1 - Oct 31***

Scup (Porgy)

All other anglers

10”

30

May 1 - Dec 31

Sharks

54”  fork length

One shark per vessel per trip

All year

Bluefin Tuna
Private Boats

27" -  47"

47" - 73"

2 per vessel per day
1 per vessel per day

One 73"+ trophy per year

Apr 23- Dec 31

Bluefin Tuna
Charter & Head Boats

27" - 47"

47" - 73"

3 per vessel per day
1 per vessel per day

One 73"+ trophy per year


Apr 23- Dec 31

Other tuna

27"

3 yellowfins per angler

No Limit on Albacore or Bigeye

All year

***Customers taking more than 30 scup from Sept 1 - Oct 31 must possess an original dated receipt from the licensed vessel.

**The daily possession limit for Atlantic cod taken by recreational anglers is 10 fish. Anglers fishing on board federally permitted party or charter boats may possess any number

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Capt Gene Kelly

Tropical Fishing Adventures

PO Box 2104, Montauk, NY, 11954

631 668 2019

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