National Marine Fisheries Service Announces New Catch Limits for Dolphin and Wahoo

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced promulgation of new regulations that revise annual catch limits, commercial trip limits, authorized fishing gear, and recreational vessel limits relating to dolphin and wahoo. While the rule decreases the dolphin recreational vessel limit for charter vessels and private recreational vessels, the “dolphin individual recreational bag limit of 10 fish per person in the Atlantic [Exclusive Economic Zone] remains unchanged.” The new regulations are effective May 2, 2022.