Shark, Silky

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Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 1

  • Vessel Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 54 in Fork Length

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shark Limit: 1

  • Closed Seasons from May 15th, 2018 to July 15th, 2018
    from May 15th, 2019 to July 15th, 2019

  • Additional Notes
    Vessel Anglers: Only 1 shark of any species per vessel, except 1 additional bonnethead and 1 additional Atlantic Sharpnose shark per angler onboard vessel.

    Shore Anglers: Only 1 shark of any species per angler, except 1 additional bonnethead and 1 additional Atlantic Sharpnose shark per shore angler.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Vessel Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 54 in Fork Length

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shark Limit: 1

  • Additional Notes
    One shark per vessel per trip, except that one additional Atlantic Sharpnose and one additional Bonnethead may be taken and possessed per angler per trip.
    All landed sharks must have head, tails and fins attached. No finning. No sale allowed.
    Sharks, excluding spiny dogfish, shall not be taken for commercial or recreational purposes by baited hooking except with the use of non-stainless steel non-offset circle hooks. No person shall conduct, sponsor or participate in any shark tournament unless said tournament's rules and regulations require the exclusive use of non-stainless steel, non-offset circle hooks.

    For more information, see NY Shark Limits.

  • Gear Hook and Line Only

  • Additional Notes
    No person shall fish for, or land, any shark or shark parts. It is against the law to buy or sell any shark, shark parts or shark products. It is illegal to export or import sharks, shark parts or shark products. If you hook a shark while fishing, you must promptly release it into the sea unharmed.

For a list of official country and state regulations, visit here