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These Changes Only Apply to Commercial Fishing
*Summer flounder weekly program*
Effective *Monday, January 15, 2018*, the summer flounder weekly program is established at *490 pounds* weekly.
Parameters of the program:
* The weekly limit, with a maximum of two landings a week, is not to be exceeded.
* The fishing week for the fluke weekly program is Saturday to Friday.
* A vessel may not possess more than the weekly limit in any one fishing week.
You are NOT required to submit a pre-departure notice. NYSDEC will be closely monitoring fluke landings through ACCSP and will make adjustments to the program in a timely fashion to obtain maximum benefit from available quota, and not to exceed period quota.
Please submit VTRs in the method that you normally would within 3 days of landing.
Postcards have been sent to appropriate permit holders.
See complete list of commercial fishing limits [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/26821.html ].
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