2015 Striped Bass Trophy Season Regulations:
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Striped Bass Technical Committee
has approved PRFC's management proposal for the 2015 Spring Trophy Fishery.
Regulations for this year's fishery will include a 1 fish/person/day catch limit.
The fish must be between 28-36 inches or greater than 40 inches. Rt. 301
Bridge downriver to the mouth of the Potomac River.
The season will be open from 5 a.m. Saturday, April 18th through May 15th.
Due to extreme weather conditions, the Potomac River Fisheries Commission (PRFC) enacted an emergency order effective March 6, 2015. O R D E R #2014-11 “Revised”. THE POTOMAC RIVER FISHERIES COMMISSION, pursuant to its authority under Regulation I, Section 8 and Regulation III, Sections 9(a), (b) and 10(a): HEREBY DECLARES AND ORDERS: The PRFC gill net fishery shall be allowed under the following conditions and limitations:
a) Season - The gill net season shall be from November 10, 2014 through
March 25, 2015.
b) Permitted Nets - Each licensee, shall be permitted to set and fish a
single properly identified net, in the number of his licensed locations
(stands) as follows:
i) November 10th through February 28th - all stands, and;
ii) from March 1st through March 5th - 4 stand, and;
iii) from March 6th through March 21st - 6 stands, and ;
iv) from March 22nd through March 25th - 4 stands