PUBLIC NOTICE   |   Chesapeake Bay Commercial Mature Femal Hard Crab Catch Limit Revision

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fishing and Boating Services
Chesapeake Bay Commercial Mature Femal Hard Crab Catch Limit Revision

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service (MDNR) announces a revision in the mature female hard bushel limits for Sept. 1 Nov. 10, 2011 for the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries pursuant to COMAR 08.02.03.14G. Commercial mature female hard crab bushel limits for Sept. 1 Nov. 10, 2011 are as follows:

Bushel Limits by License Type
SeasonsLCCTFL or CB3TFL with CB6 or CB3 with CB6TFL with CB9 or CB3 with CB9
Sept. 1 Nov. 1012304254
The above acronyms stand for: LCC Limited Crab Harvester License 50 pots; CB3 Crab Harvester License 300 pots; CB6 600 pot authorization; CB9 900 pot authorization; and TFL Unlimited Tidal Fish License.

John R. Griffin
Maryland Department of Natural Resources