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Double Haul
03-21-2003, 10:12 AM
Received this today...

NEW LIMITS FOR RECREATIONAL ANGLERS

MOREHEAD CITY - As fishing season gets underway in Tar Heel waters, the North
Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries would like to update anglers about changes
in the recreational limits for weakfish, bluefish and ocean-caught founder.

Effective March 22, the new minimum size limit for weakfish, also commonly known
as gray trout, will be seven fish per day at a minimum size limit of 12 inches,
in all coastal and ocean waters.

Beginning April 1, again in all coastal and ocean waters, anglers may keep up
to 15 bluefish, but only five of those fish may be over 24 inches. There is
no minimum size limit.

And, earlier in March, the size limit for ocean-caught flounder was reduced to
15 inches per day and anglers can keep up to eight of these fish. The size limit
remains at 14 inches, with no bag limit, for flounder harvested in internal waters.

Visit http://www.ncdmf.net/recgide.htm to view or download a copy of the most
recent recreational fishing guide.
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Fish Hawk
03-29-2003, 07:59 PM
Some inland waters are 13 inches on flounders.

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