The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Administration is accepting comments for the 2021 Recreational NJ Summer Flounder Season. All minimum size and possession limit regulations will remain unchanged, including the Island Beach State Park and Delaware Bay special management areas.
There are two possible options for start and end dates for the 2021 Recreational NJ Summer Flounder Season; no other options are available except one of the two below.
1) May 22 to September 19 (the same as 2020)
2) May 28 to September 28
The New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Marine Fisheries Administration is accepting written comments via email through February 26, 2021; please include in your written comments the following:
- Your preferred option (1 or 2)
- The state and county you fish in or from
- Describe the type of angler or general public category that best fits you (shore angler, private boat, party boat owner/captain, fishing industry, other).
Please make sure to include “2021 NJ Summer Flounder Options” in the subject line when providing comments to NJMarineFishPublicComment@dep.nj.gov.
The comment period will close on February 26, 2021 at noon. Comments will need to be received prior to that time to be included in this management decision at the March 4, 2021 Marine Fisheries Council Meeting. When available, webinar information for this meeting can be found at https://www.njfishandwildlife.com/mcnclmtg.htm
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