Marine Fisheries Regulatory Workshop


Please be advised the DEM Division of Marine Fisheries will be holding a regulatory workshop on Tuesday, July 16, 2024,4:30pm to solicit input regarding prospective amendments to the marine fisheries regulations, as follows:


  1. Part 2 – Commercial Marine Fishing Licenses, Landing Permits, and Party and Charter Licenses: 
    1. Exit:entry ratio for Unlimited Finfish endorsement
    2. Exit:entry ratios for Unlimited Shellfish endorsement
    3. Dockside sales endorsement
  2. Part 6 – General Equipment Provisions:
    1. Commercial netting prohibition in upper Pt. Judith pond
    2. Fixed gear prohibition in the Foster Cove channel and the narrows of Charlestown Pond
    3. Commercial netting prohibition in the upper narrows of the Narrow River
    4. Pot and buoy requirements
  3. Part 7 – Dealers:
    1. Authorized species for Direct Sales Dealer license

 This meeting will be held both in-person and virtually:

 In person:  URI Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett RI

 Zoom webinar: []; meeting ID: 822 1959 9647; Passcode: 586951; dial in: 1-929-205-6099 (listen only)


Please send proposals to John Lake @ no later than Thursday, July 11th if you would like your proposal included in the slide presentation.  Staff will make every effort to include your proposal.  Staff are available to assist you with discussing prospective proposals.

Event Type: Public Comment Hearing/Workshop Public Meetings All DEM Events