DEC opens the 2020 Summer Flounder Weekly Harvest Program on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The weekly harvest limit is set at 1,000 pounds per fishing week (Saturday through Friday).
The summer flounder weekly harvest program is only eligible for summer flounder permit holders that register to participate (PDF) in the program. Registered participants may possess and land summer flounder in excess of the normal commercial daily trip limit (140 pounds as of 01/08/2020) up to 1,000 pounds in one trip or multiple trips within the fishing week.
The summer flounder weekly harvest program will operate from January 14, 2020 through April 30, 2020, unless otherwise indicated.