I would have to see something in writing.
Going by what I can find, I would not hesitate to go rec. fishing for dinner on the same day I sold 2 for the wallet.
As I read it, there is no rule against it. Phone calls are great but mean little if it's not written down, the judge would't care.
I can't see how a Commercial trip means a day, it could be an hour.
I have no idea why the C+P got so mangled....
During commercial trips it is unlawful for commercial fishermen to possess
r land a recreational bag limit
of striped bass
in addition to their commercial harvest or to retain
catch at the recreational
imum size of 28 inches. Commercial fishermen engaged in commercial fishing for striped bass may not
fish aboard the same vessel at the same time as recreational
When not on a commercial trip, commercial permit holders may fish for
striped bass for recreational
purposes if they hold a recreational fishing permit. From June 20 through the end of the
commercial season, when a commercial striped bass fisherman is recreationally fishing on a closed
commercial fishing day, s/he must imm
ediately remove the entire right pectoral fin of any striped bass 34”
or greater that is retained. This rule also applies to any person fishing aboard a vessel that is either named
on a commercial Striped Bass Endorsement or carrying the holder of a commer
cial Striped Bass
to prevent the unlawful stockpiling of striped bass on
closed commercial fishing days (see
for more details