|* Summer flounder may not have heads or tails removed or be
otherwise cleaned, cut, filleted, or skinned until brought to shore, with the following
exception: the white side fillet or white skin only of a legal size fluke may be removed
to use as bait. The carcass of the fluke with dark side completely intact must be retained
for inspection of size limit and counts against the possession limit.
** Marine waters -- South of George Washington Bridge
*** The customer of any party/charter boat who takes more than 25 scup from Sept 1 - Oct 31 or takes two striped bass from Apr 15 - Dec 15 must possess an original dated receipt from the licensed vessel.
++ Lobsters and crabs in spawn (eggs visible thereon) may not be taken or possessed.
Check the DEC web site periodically for changes in saltwater fishing regulations.
Call 1-800-REGSDEC for updated information.
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