RI Fisheries Hearing Set for March 25, 2014

Capt. Dave Monti and Parker Kelley with a big fluke.
Capt. Dave Monti and Parker Kelley with a big fluke. Photo/New England Boating, Tom Rchardson.

A public hearing regarding proposed amendments to Rhode Island regulations for popular recreational species is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, Corless Auditorium on South Ferry Road in Narragansett.

Twenty-one agenda items in total will be considered, including recreational summer flounder (fluke), winter flounder, tautog, scup, black sea bass and striped bass regulation amendments.

Commercial tautog, striped bass, striped bass floating fish traps and Atlantic Menhaden amendments will be addressed as well as a variety of other issues pertaining to artificial reefs, shell fish closure regulations and more

For more information Rayna Maguire at (401-222-2771) or email at rayna.maguire at dem.ri.gov

Meeting Information:

  • Date: March 25, 2014
  • Time: 6:00 PM