2021 Recreational Bluefish Catch Limits
WHAT THIS NOTICE DOES
The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces changes to the
recreational catch limit for bluefish. Effective 12:01 a.m. January 1, 2021:
- Recreational anglers fishing from shore or private boats can keep up to 3 bluefish per
person per day.
- Recreational anglers fishing from for-hire boats can keep up to 5 bluefish per person per
WHY THIS IS NECESSARY
This action is necessary to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s
Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Bluefish.
WHO THIS NOTICE AFFECTS
This applies to all individuals who catch bluefish recreationally.
Code of Maryland Regulations 08.02.05.10