Maryland DNR Commercial Yellow Perch Closure On The Upper Bay
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fishing and Boating Services
2018-2019 Commercial Yellow Perch Closure On The Upper Bay — Effective March 14, 2019
The secretary of Maryland Department of Natural Resources pursuant to Code of Maryland Regulations 08.02.21.04B announces that the 2018-19 commercial yellow perch fishery on the upper bay will close on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. The department is projecting that the annual commercial harvest target on the upper bay will be met.
The commercial yellow perch fishery on the Patuxent River will remain open and is subject to closure by public notice when the harvest target is projected to be met or when the fishery closes on March 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. All other rules remain the same.