Commercial bluefish harvest limit set at 500 pounds per day or trip
North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-46-2021 decreased the possession limit for the commercial bluefish fishery. The fishery will close by proclamation once the commercial quota is projected to be reached or Dec. 31, 2021, whichever occurs first.
The proclamation, effective Aug. 25, 2021, established a harvest limit of 500 pounds of bluefish, per day or per trip, whichever is more restrictive.
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