CONCORD, N.H. — A public hearing on the proposed re-adoption of
current rules affecting the take of lobster and striped bass is set
for Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 7 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center,
45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, N.H.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is proposing to
re-adopt with no changes:
– Fis 602.11 relative to the restrictions for V-notched lobsters
that includes the prohibition for possessing V-notched lobsters and
the requirement that commercial and limited commercial lobster and
crab harvesters V-notch and then release any egg-bearing female
lobster they catch.
– Fis 603.08 relative to the restrictions for taking striped
bass, which includes a 28-inch minimum length, 2-fish creel limit
of which only one may be more than 40 inches, and the prohibition
on the sale of striped bass, as well as other restrictions on the
manner and method for taking striped bass.
The proposed rule may be found at
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