Monkfish

Shape

Synonyms

Goosefish

Edibility

Poor man's lobster

Regulations

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  • Measurements Min Size: 17 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Unlimited bag limit

  • Measurements Min Size: 17 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Minimum size = 11 inch tail or 17 inch whole.
    Bag limit = 50 pounds tails/day or 166 pounds whole/day

  • Measurements Min Size: 17 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    No bag limit

  • Measurements Min Size: 17 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    No possession limit. Open season all year.

  • Additional Notes
    No bag limit. No size limit.

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