Raritan Bay Fish Species

A Handy Guide to 2013 Seasons and Catch Limits:

UPDATED with New NJ Regulations 16 Oct 2013

SPECIES SEASON LIMITS

FLUKE
22 May -
26 Sep
5 Fish
18"

WEAKFISH
Open 1 Fish
13"

SEA BASS
27 Sep -
14 Oct
20 Fish
12.5"

BLACKFISH
(Tautog)
1 Jan-
28 Feb

1 Apr-
30 Apr

27 Jul-
31 Aug

18 Oct-
15 Nov

16 Nov-
31 Dec
4 Fish
15"

4 Fish
15"

1 Fish
15"

1 Fish
15"

6 Fish
15"

PORGY
1 Jan-
28 Feb

1 Jul-
31 Dec

50 Fish
9"

FLOUNDER
23 Mar-
21 May
 
2 Fish
12"

STRIPED BASS
1 Mar-
31 Dec
1 Fish
43"
or greater

BLUEFISH
Open 15 Fish