- 2011 Summer Flounder (Fluke) Recreational Fishing Season.
The 2011 recreational fishing season for summer flounder (fluke) (http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/36193.html) opened on May 1, 2011 with a three fish daily possession limit and a 20.5 inch minimum size limit. The season will remain open through September 30, 2011. For more information about this recent regulation change, view the DEC Press Release (http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/74118.html).
Recreational Marine Fishing Registry.
Anglers fishing in saltwater and tidal waters of New York must enroll in the new free recreational marine fishing registry. Visit DEC’s Marine Registry (http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/54950.html) webpage for detailed information.
- Check out the 2011 Warmwater Fishing Forecast!
Starting May 7, 2011 the recreational freshwater fishing season starts for many popular warmwater sportfish, including: walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge. Fisheries biologists have prepared a complete listing of 2011 warmwater fishing hotspots across the State, which can found on DEC’s 2011 Warmwater Fishing Forecast (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/64710.html) webpage. For more information to help prepare for the warmwater fishing season, read through the DEC Press Release (http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/74163.html).