Emergency fishing and shellfishing rules advanced search

These updates reflect changes to the Sportfishing Pamphlet in effect for the date range listed. To see only rules currently in effect, visit the Emergency fishing and shellfishing rules page.

To find emergency fishing and shellfishing rules in effect for a specific date or date range: 

  • Enter a date in Rules in effect from to get rules in effect that date and after until now,
  • or enter a date in To and get rules in effect before, up to, and including that date,
  • or enter dates in both fields to get rules with an effective date between and including those dates (for rules in effect on a single date, use the same From and To dates).

To narrow results down by water body, marine area, county, or other criteria, change the rules category from All Fishing to Freshwater, Saltwater, or Shelfishing.