Rhode Island has adopted the following seasons, bag and size limits for fluke (summer flounder), scup (porgy) and black sea bass:


  • 18″ min. size
  • 8 fish/day
  • May 1-Dec. 31


  • 10″ min. size
  • 30 fish/day
  • May 1-Dec. 31

Scup – Shore (1-year test)

  • Catching scup from shore in 3 specific locations allows a minimum size of 9″

Black Sea Bass

  • 13” min. size
  • 3 fish/day: June 15 to Aug 31
  • 4 fish/day: Sept. 1 to Dec 31 (or until federal regulators change assessment)

For complete 2013 regulations, CLICK HERE.


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