State and Club Citation minimums

Last Updated: 03/03/2012


SALTWATER

  STATE
        CLUB
       
   
         
         
SPECIES
 
WEIGHTS
      MIN  
WEIGHTS
        MIN
   
         
         
AMBERJACK  
RELEASE
      50"  
RELEASE
        38"
BASS, BLACK SEA  
5 1lb. 0 oz.
      n/a  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        17"
BASS, STRIPED  
40 lbs.
      44"  
30 lbs. 0 oz.
        33"
BLUEFISH  
16 lbs. 0 oz.
      36"  
12 lbs. 0 oz.
        27"
COBIA  
55 lbs. 0 oz.
      50"  
42 lbs. 0 oz.
        38"
CROAKER  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
      20"  
2 lbs. 0 oz.
        15"
DOLPHIN  
25 lbs. 0 oz.
      n/a  
18 lbs. 0 oz.
        35"
DRUM, BLACK  
80 lbs. 0 oz.
      46"  
RELEASE
        35"
DRUM, RED  
RELEASE
      46"  
RELEASE
        35"
FALSE ALBACORE  
RELEASE
      32"  
RELEASE
        24"
FLOUNDER  
6 lbs. 0 oz.
      26"  
4 lbs. 8 oz.
        20"
GRAY TRIGGERFISH  
4 lbs. 0 oz.
      20"  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        15"
JACK CREVALLE  
RELEASE
      40"  
RELEASE
        30"
KINGFISH (roundhead)  
1 lb. 8 oz.
      16"  
1 lb. 0 oz.
        12"
MACKEREL, KING  
20 lbs. 0 oz.
      n/a  
15 lbs. 0 oz.
        33"
MACKEREL, SPANISH  
4 lbs. 0 oz.
      26"  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        20"
MARLIN, BLUE  
RELEASE
         
RELEASE
         
MARLIN, WHITE  
RELEASE
         
RELEASE
         
POMPANO  
1 lb. 8 oz.
      16"  
1 lb. 0 oz.
        12"
SAILFISH  
RELEASE
         
RELEASE
         
SHARKS  
RELEASE
      72"  
RELEASE
        54"
SHEEPSHEAD  
10 lbs. 0 oz.
      24"  
7 lbs. 0 oz.
        18"
SPADEFISH  
9 lbs. 0 oz.
      22"  
7 lbs. 0 oz.
        17"
SPEARFISH  
RELEASE
         
RELEASE
         
SPOT  
1 lb. 0 oz.
      13"  
14 oz.
        11"
SWORDFISH  
100 lbs. 0 oz.
      Any  
72 lb.s 0 oz.
        Any
TARPON  
RELEASE
      36"  
RELEASE
        30"
TAUTOG  
9 lbs. 0 oz.
      23"  
6 lb.s 0 oz.
        17"
TROUT, GREY  
9 lbs. 0 oz.
      30"  
6 lbs. 0 oz.
        23"
TROUT, SPECKLED  
5 lbs. 0 oz.
      24"  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        18"
TUNA, BIGEYE  
70 lbs. 0 oz.
      n/a  
53 lbs. 0 oz.
        38"
TUNA, BLUEFIN  
100 lbs. 0 oz.
      60"  
75 lbs. 0 oz.
        45"
TUNA, YELLOWFIN  
70 lbs. 0 oz.
      n/a  
53 lbs. 0 oz.
        38"
TILEFISH, BLUELINE  
10 lbs. 0 oz.
         
7 lbs. 0 oz.
         
TILEFISH, GOLDEN  
         
30 lbs. 0 oz.
        Any
WAHOO  
35 lbs. 0 oz.
      n/a  
26 lbs. 0 oz.
        38"


FRESHWATER

  STATE
        CLUB
       
   
         
         
SPECIES
 
WEIGHTS
      MIN  
WEIGHTS
        MIN
   
         
         
BASS, LARGEMOUTH  
8 lbs. 0 oz.
      22"  
6 lbs. 0 oz.
        17"
BASS, ROCK  
1 lb. 0 oz.
      12"  
12 oz.
        10"
BASS, SMALLMOUTH  
5 lbs. 0 oz.
      20"  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        15"
BASS, STRIPED  
20 lbs. 0 oz.
      37"  
15 lbs. 0 oz.
        28"
BASS, WHITE  
2 lbs. 8 oz.
      18"  
1 lb. 14 oz.
        14"
BOWFIN(GRINDLE)  
10 lbs. 0 oz.
      30"  
7 lbs. 8 oz.
        23"
CARP  
20 lbs. 0 oz.
      34"  
15 lbs. 0 oz.
        26"
CATFISH, BLUE  
30 lbs. 0 oz.
      38"  
23 lbs. 0 oz.
        29"
CATFISH, CHANNEL  
12 lbs. 0 oz.
      30"  
9 lbs. 0 oz.
        23"
CATFISH, FLATHEAD  
25 lbs. 0 oz.
      40"  
19 lbs. 0 oz.
        30"
CHAIN PICKEREL  
4 lbs. 0 oz.
      24"  
3 lbs. 0 oz.
        18"
CRAPPIE  
2 lbs. 0 oz.
      15"  
1 lb. 8 oz.
        12"
GAR  
10 lbs. 0 oz.
      40"  
7 lbs. 8 oz.
        30"
MUSKELLUNGE  
15 lbs. 0 oz.
      40"  
11 lbs. 0 oz.
        30"
NORTHERN PIKE  
6 lbs. 0 oz.
      30"  
4 lbs. 8 oz.
        23"
PERCH, WHITE  
1 lb. 4 oz.
      13"  
15 oz.
        10"
PERCH, YELLOW  
1 lb. 4 oz.
      12"  
15 oz.
        10"
SAUGER  
2 lbs. 0 oz.
      18"  
1 lb. 8 oz.
        14"
SHAD, AMERICAN  
         
RELEASE
        12"
SHAD, HICKORY  
         
1 lb. 8 oz.
        10"
SUNFISH  
1 lb. 0 oz.
      11"  
12 oz.
        11"
TROUT, BROOK  
2 lbs. 0 oz.
      16"  
12 oz.
        12"
TROUT, BROWN  
5 lbs. 0 oz.
      25"  
12 oz.
        19"
TROUT, RAINBOW  
4 lbs. 0 oz.
      22"  
12 oz.
        17"
WALLEYE  
5 lbs. 0 oz.
      25"  
4 lbs. 0 oz.
        19"

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