Herring, Atlantic



Clupea harengus




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  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size and unlimited bag limit. A Federal commercial permit is required to harvest Atlantic Herring as bait with gear other than hook and line.

  • Additional Notes
    Atlantic Sea Herring may be possessed for use as bait when tending lobster and crab pots and recreational fishing. Federal regulations apply in federal waters.

  • Additional Notes
    No closed season. No possession limit. No size limit.

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