2011 Proclamation Archives
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Sunrise / Sunset Times January - June/July - December (Printer-friendly version)
It is unlawful to use trawls from 9 p.m. on Fridays through 5 p.m. on Sundays in any internal waters.
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FF- Finfish proclamations that deal with commercial and recreational size and creel limits, seasons, areas, etc.
SH- Shrimp proclamations that open or close areas to shrimping and crab trawling, or require bycatch reduction devices
SF- Proclamations dealing with oysters and clams: hand and mechanical seasons, limits, areas, etc.
M- Miscellaneous proclamations that usually deal with gill nets, seines, and their mesh size, length, or area restrictions
RS- Research sanctuaries granted in some cases for one year for research purposes
SC- Proclamations dealing with bay or calico scallop harvest
PA-Proclamations that open and close areas to shellfishing depending on the amount of coliform bacteria present.