N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 13-0347
Management of striped bass in marine waters


Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary:

1.

Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) taken by hook and line for recreational purposes, shall not be possessed, bought, sold or offered for sale when less than twenty-four inches in total length.

2.

Striped bass less than twenty-four inches in total length taken by other methods including but not limited to gill nets, haul seines and trawl nets shall not be possessed, bought, sold or offered for sale.

3.

All other striped bass less than legal size shall be returned to the water immediately without unnecessary injury.

4.

No person shall take or land striped bass in the marine waters of New York state during the period December 15 to April 15 inclusive. For purposes of this section “marine waters” means the tidal waters of the state including the Hudson River from the Battery to the George Washington bridge, and “land” shall mean the setting or putting on shore from any boat or vessel or to bring to any port or docking place any striped bass. Possession of striped bass imported into New York other than by boat is not prohibited during the closed season so long as such striped bass are of legal minimum size. Striped bass unintentionally taken in violation of this subdivision shall be returned to the water immediately without unnecessary injury.

6.

In all waters from the Robert F. Kennedy bridge west through the East River, Harlem River and those portions of the Hudson River south of the George Washington bridge to a line drawn from Rockaway Point to Romer Shoals lighthouse, no person shall use a net to take fish, except that landing nets and nets of not more than 10 feet in length, operated by hand, may be used to take bait and shrimp, and cast nets may be used to take Atlantic menhaden and mullets as provided in subdivision one of § 13-0343 (Nets other than trawls)section 13-0343 of this title.

Source: Section 13-0347 — Management of striped bass in marine waters, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/13-0347 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

13–0301
Lease of state-owned underwater lands for shellfish cultivation
13–0302
Lands underwater of Gardiner’s and Peconic bays
13–0303
Tax on state-owned underwater lands held under lease or franchise for shellfish cultivation
13–0305
Marking lands prohibited
13–0307
Sanitary surveys
13–0309
Taking, handling and importation of shellfish
13–0310
Northern or lined seahorses
13–0311
Digger’s permit to take shellfish for commercial purposes
13–0313
Shellfish growers
13–0315
Shellfish shipper’s and processor’s permit
13–0316
Marine hatcheries
13–0317
Shipping tags
13–0319
Shellfish regulations
13–0321
Taking and importation of shellfish for transplanting and other purposes
13–0323
Oysters
13–0325
Clams
13–0327
Scallops
13–0328
Commercial licenses
13–0329
Lobsters
13–0330
Whelks or conchs
13–0331
Crabs
13–0333
Menhaden
13–0334
Marine and coastal district food fish and crustacea dealers and shippers license
13–0335
Food fish
13–0336
Marine and coastal district party and charter boat license
13–0337
Return of fish, crustacea and other animals to the water
13–0338
Sharks
13–0339
Marine fish
13–0339–A
Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus), shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum), American eel (Anguil...
13–0340
Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)
13–0340–A
Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis)
13–0340–B
Fluke - summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)
13–0340–C
Winter flounder (Pleuorenectes americanus)
13–0340–D
Blackfish or tautog (Tautoga onitis)
13–0340–E
Scup (Stenotomus chrysops)
13–0340–F
Black sea bass (Centropristis striata)
13–0340–G
Monkfish (Lophius americanus, Lophius reticulatus and Lophius gastrophysus)
13–0341
Trawls
13–0342
Marine fisheries data
13–0343
Nets other than trawls
13–0343–A
Fish pots and traps
13–0344
Fish, shellfish and crustacea
13–0345
Protection of waters
13–0347
Management of striped bass in marine waters
13–0349
Taking of fish for commercial purposes
13–0350
Marine resources advisory council
13–0355
Recreational marine fishing registration
13–0360
Special management areas
13–0371
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Compact

Accessed:
Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 13-0347’s source at nysenate​.gov

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