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Location of Recreational Black Sea Bass Public Meeting Changed
NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources will be hosting a public meeting regarding the 2018 New York Recreational Black Sea Bass Regulations on *Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:30 PM.*
*The meeting location has been changed and will take place at The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), SUNY Stony Brook, in Endeavor Hall, Room 120.
Directions to SoMAS: Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) to exit 62 (Nicolls Road/County Route 97). North on Nicolls Road for about 9 miles, crossing Route 347 to 2nd traffic light north of 347. Make a left at light (South Entrance) onto South Drive. At the next light, make a right turn onto Marburger Drive. Less than 500′ turn right into Marine Sciences entrance, and immediately bear right. Follow the road to the School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences and Endeavour Hall.
*Potential Options for 2018 Black Sea Bass Recreational Limits:*
Option 1 3 fish, July 3 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Dec 31 Option 2 2 fish, June 19 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Dec 31 Option 3 3 fish, July 4 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Oct 31
7 fish, Nov 1 – Dec 27 Option 4 2 fish, June 21 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Oct 1
7 fish, Nov 1 – Dec 31 Option 5 2 fish, June 22 – Aug 31
6 fish, Sept 1 – Dec 31 Option 6 3 fish, *June 19 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Dec 31 *with 2 weeksummer closure Option 7 2 fish, *June 5 – Aug 31
5 fish, Sept 1 – Dec 31 *with 2 weeksummer closure
Anglers and other interested groups are encouraged to attend and provide input regarding the proposed recreational regulations. Input gathered at this meeting will be considered by DEC Marine Resources and New Yorks Marine Resource Advisory Council [ http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTgwMzIyLjg3Mzk4NDcxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE4MDMyMi44NzM5ODQ3MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MzA3NTYwJmVtYWlsaWQ9c3RlcGhhbmllLnJla2VtZXllckBkZWMubnkuZ292JnVzZXJpZD1zdGVwaGFuaWUucmVrZW1leWVyQGRlYy5ueS5nb3YmZmw9JmV4dHJhPU11bHRpdmFyaWF0ZUlkPSYmJg==&&&105&&&https://you.stonybrook.edu/mrac/ ]when setting regulations for 2018.
For more information on this meeting, contact 631-444-0430 or FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov.
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