|“Effective 0001 hours, Tuesday October 1, 2013 the possession limit for the commercial harvest of bluefish is increased to 1,000 pounds. |
”As of September 21, 2013, 14% of the annual quota has been harvested. By regulation, if less than 80% of the annual bluefish quota has been landed by October 1, the possession limit shall be increased to 1,000 pounds.”
Source of this pronouncement:: CTDEEP
Well that certainly makes sense: If the bluefish are way down in numbers, we definitely want to allow the commercial boats to kill a lot more of them. Kill enough and maybe we can wipe them out totally.