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Public Informational Meetings: 2024 Marine Recreational Fishing Regulations – February 26th & 28th

Posted on February 21, 2024


The CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Program (MFP) announced they will be holding two Public Informational Meetings to provide information on the status of important recreational fisheries and planned recreational regulations for the 2024 fishing season, as well as to gather public input on 2024 regulation options for scup and summer flounder. The same information will be presented at both meetings.

The first meeting will be held in person on Monday, February 26th from 6:30-8:00 PM at:

UCONN Avery Point Campus

Lowell P. Weicker Building (Marine Sciences Building), Seminar Room 103

1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton CT 06340

Parking is available in Lot D (Employee Parking). The Lowell P. Weicker Building (formerly the Marine Sciences Building) is located on the south end of the campus. A campus map showing the location of Lot D and the Weicker Building (LWB on the map) can be found at this link:

The second meeting will be held virtually via Zoom webinar on Wednesday, February 28th from 6:30-8:00 PM. To register for the meeting, please use the link below. After registering, you will receive an e-mail with information on how to connect to the meeting:

Registration link for the webinar

Additional Information

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (MAFMC) jointly manage several fish species on the Atlantic coast, including scup and summer flounder. ASMFC and MAFMC have recently voted to implement coastwide changes in recreational regulations for these two species in 2024.

More information can be found at the forums, or online.