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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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2016 — January
DOLPHIN - COMMERCIAL PURPOSES-CLARIFICATION OF JANUARY 1, 2016 SEASON OPENING
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS
POTS- OPEN-NORTH AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE
RE: POTS- OPEN-SOUTH AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE
FLOUNDER – RECREATIONAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS AND ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS- SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- SIZE LIMIT AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
STRIPED BASS SEASON –