I don’t think they are very good to eat unless you are a lobster! (Karl J.)
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Taking of anadromous alewife and blueback herring is prohibited from all Connecticut waters including Long Island Sound.
Unlawful to possess in state or federal waters.
Closed sunrise Wednesday - sunrise Thursday. Fishing prohibited around fishway closure areas. Oyster and Taylor Rivers closed. For additional detailed information you must see Special River Restrictions and Coastal Harvest Sections at wildlife.state.nh.us.
Bag Limit 25
Aggregate Information Name: River Herring Limit: 25
Any brook, river, or stream not under municipal lease is closed from 6 am Thursday until 6 am Sunday. Alewife may be harvested using hook and line or dip net.
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