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Upon recommendation of the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission, DNR has modified the catch limit for the commercial hook and line striped bass fishery. Effective Monday, October 8, the daily catch limit of 300 pounds per day will be rescinded and replaced with a daily catch limit of 400 pounds per day per individual. The total weekly catch limit of 800 pounds per licensee and all other current regulations remain in effect.
|October 4, 2007||
Contact: Olivia Campbell
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