Northeast Skate Complex Permit
|Permit Category||Type||Description||Permits Issued in 2017||Number of Permits in Confirmation of Permit History*|
|Category 1||Commercial||Vessel that fishes for, catches, possesses, transports, lands, sells, or trades skates||1,948||Not Applicable|
Control Date: July 30, 2009 (for the skate bait fishery)
Commercial Operator Permit: Operator cards are required for any operator of a charter/party boat or a commercial vessel (including carrier and processor vessels) issued a vessel permit from the Greater Atlantic Region and fishing for or in possession of fish.
Commercial Dealer/Processor Permit: Skates may only be sold to persons possessing a valid Federal skate dealer permit.
How to Obtain a Federal Fishing Permit: Anyone with a valid vessel operator’s permit can obtain a federal skate permit.
Species Covered By This Permit
- Northeast Skate Complex
How to Apply
All permits are free of charge. Go to Fish Online to apply online.
For assistance or to request that an application be mailed to you, contact our Permit Office at (978) 282-8438.
What Happens After You Submit
Once we receive your complete application, you will receive your permit within 30 days.