New York Fishing Regulations


2020 Regulations
-Fluke-

19 inch minimum size; 4 fish per day. Season of May 4- Sept 30

-Blackfish-

16 inch size limit. All waters – April 1 to April 20 – 2 fish per day.
Long Island Sound Oct 11 to Dec 9 – 3 fish per day.

-Bluefish-

No size limit. 5 fish per day on for hire vessels. Open all year.

-Cod-

22 inch minimum size. Open all year/ 10 fish per day

-Flounder-

Open April 1- May 30; two fish; 12 inch minimum size

-Pollock-

19 inch minimum size limit

-Porgy/Scup-

Jan 1-Dec 31; 9 inches; 30 fish
Party/Charter boats: bag limit increases to 50 fish from Sept 1- Oct 31

-Sea Bass-

June 23- Aug 31; 15 inches; 3 fish
Sept 1-Dec 31; 15 inches; 7 fish

-Striped Bass-

28″ to 35″ Slot. 1 fish per angler. April 15 to December 15

-Weakfish-

16 inch minimum size, one fish per day

* Note all measurements are total length.

 

Tuna Regulations
2019


Yellowfin

3 (Per Man) – PER TRIP
Bluefin
6 (Per Man) 27″ to 47″ – PER TRIP
2 (Per Man) 47″ to 73″ – PER TRIP
1 Over 73″ Per Boat – Per Year
Unlimited:
Big Eye
Alabacore