View Full Version : Fed shark thingy

04-03-2017, 04:51 PM
Need a file cabinet onboard for all the paper work required ;-)

"Permit Requirements and Outreach
Alternative A2 - Effective January 1, 2018
Require HMS permit holders fishing for sharks recreationally to obtain a shark endorsement, which requires completion of an online shark identification and fishing regulation training course, plus additional recreational fisheries outreach.

Circle Hook Requirement
Alternative A6d - Effective January 1, 2018
Require the use of non-offset, non-stainless steel circle hooks by all HMS permit holders with a shark endorsement when fishing for sharks recreationally south of 41 43' N latitude (near Chatham, Massachusetts - the northern extent of the dusky shark's U.S. Atlantic range), except when fishing with flies or artificial lures."

04-03-2017, 07:30 PM
I wonder what 2 regulations they got rid of .
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04-04-2017, 06:24 AM