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7 DE Admin. Code 3531
7 DE Admin. Code 3531 Tautog; Size Limits, Creel Limits and Seasons
7 Del.C. §901(c) & (d), § 903(b), (e), (f) & (i)
The hearing record on the proposed changes to 7 DE Admin. Code 3531 Tautog; Size Limits, Creel Limits and Seasons will open Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Individuals may submit written comments regarding the proposed changes via e-mail to Lisa.Vest@state.de.us or via the USPS to Lisa Vest, Hearing Officer, DNREC, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901 (302) 739-9042. A public hearing on the proposed amendment will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 beginning at 6:00 PM in the DNREC Auditorium, located at the Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Public comments will be received until close of business Friday, September 7, 2018.
3531 Tautog; Size Limits, Creel Limits and Seasons
1.01.1 Notwithstanding the provisions of 7 Del.C. §§929 and 939, it shall be is unlawful for any person to possess any tautog, Tautoga onitis, less than fifteen (15) sixteen (16) inches in total length.
2.0 Recreational and Commercial Possession Limits and Seasons
2.1 Notwithstanding the provisions of 7 Del.C. §§938, and 939, it shall be is unlawful for any person to possess take and reduce to possession more than five (5) four (4) tautog per day during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on January 1 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on March 31 May 15, and during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on July 17 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on August December 31, and during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on September 29 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, at or between the place where said tautog were caught and said person's personal abode, or temporary or transient place of lodging or, for a licensed commercial foodfisherman, point of sale.
3.0 Notwithstanding the provisions of 7 Del.C. §§938, 939, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess more than three (3) tautog during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on April 1 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on May 11, at or between the place where said tautog were caught and said person's personal abode or temporary or transient place of lodging.
4.02.2 Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 of this regulation 7 Del.C. §§938 and 939, it shall be is unlawful for any person to possess take and reduce to possession any tautog during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on May 1216 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on July 16 and during the period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on September 1 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on September 28, except in said person's personal abode or temporary or transient place of lodging June 30.
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