Commercial Fisheries
Supplement to Potomac River Fisheries Commission Book of Regulations
March 6, 2015


 

This supplement should be inserted inside the back cover of the January 1, 2013 edition of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission Regulations and should be consulted before referring to any law to determine whether there are updates or changes.

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CONTENTS
ORDERS
   
CLAM  
Order #2003-12 CLOSED AREAS TO SOFT SHELL CLAMMING
   
CRAB  
Order #2005-08 LIMITED ENTRY CRAB POT FISHERY
Order #2008-07 COMMERCIAL CRAB FISHERY TIME LIMITS
Order #2008-09 COMMERCIAL CRAB FISHERY POT LIMITS
ORDER #2015-08 FEMALE CRAB HARVEST LIMIT
FISH  
Order #2010 – 06 POSSESSION OF SNAKEHEADS
Order #2013– 01 AMERICAN SHAD BY-CATCH PROVISION
ORDER #2014-05 SEASONAL CLOSURE FOR AMERICAN EELS
EMERGENCY ORDER #2014-11 2014-2015 GILL NET SEASON AND RESTRICTIONS & COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS CATCH AND SIZE LIMIT
ORDER #2015-01 2015 RECREATIONAL AND CHARTER STRIPED BASS SEASONS AND RESTRICTIONS
ORDER #2015-02 2015 COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS CATCH LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS
Order #2015-03 2015 RECREATIONAL and CHARTER FISHING SEASON, SIZE AND CATCH LIMITS
Order #2015-04 2015 COMMERCIAL FISHING SEASON, SIZE AND CATCH LIMITS
ORDER #2015-05 COMMERCIAL GEAR STRIPED BASS SEASONS & SIZE LIMITS
Order #2015-06 COMMERCIAL HOOK AND LINE AND GILL NET LIMITED ENTRY
Order #2015-07 COMMERCIAL ATLANTIC MENHADEN CATCH LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS
   
OYSTER
Order #2012-09 OYSTER LICENSE SURCHARGE FEES
Order #2013-09 ROTATIONAL NATURAL OYSTER HARVEST PROGRAM ESTABLISHED
Order #2014-08 ROTATIONAL NATURAL OYSTER HARVEST BAR ESTABLISHED
Order #2014-09 MOLLUSCAN SHELLFISH COMPLIANCE WITH NSSP MODEL ORDINANCE REQUIREMENTS
Order #2014-10 2014-2015 OYSTER SEASON DATES, DAYS, AND TIME LIMITS
POLICY
Policy HAUL SEINE / CRAB POT AREAS
   
The Potomac River Fisheries Commission coordinates regulations with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, (DGIF) and with the other Atlantic coastal states through the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC).