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Scup Winter II Period Quota and Possession Limit Increase

September 23, 2021

Effective October 1, 2021

The commercial scup quota and the possession limit per trip for the 2021 Winter II Period (October 1-December 31) have been increased due to the rollover of unused quota from the Winter I period.

 

2021 Winter II Period

Initial (lb)

Rollover (lb)

Revised (lb)

Commercial Scup Quota

3,267,825

3,415,629

6,683,454

Possession Limit, Per Trip

12,000

N/A

21,000

 

When the state and Federal possession limits are different, the most restrictive requirement applies for fishery participants that have both state and Federal permits.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on September 23, 2021