For purposes of the recreational marine fishing registry, "migratory fish of the sea" include species of fish that live a part of their lifespan in the ocean and tidal rivers/streams.
These species can be one of the following:
A recreational marine fishing registry is required to fish for the following "migratory fish of the sea" species:
|Season and Harvest Limits
***Before going fishing, check the regulations for the waterbody you intend to fish***
|Anadromous river herring
(alewife and blueback herring)
*Fishing for landlocked alewives, which are isolated from migrating to the ocean, requires a freshwater fishing license and does not require enrollment in the recreational marine fishing registry.
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