Public Notices

​For Public Notices prior to June 1, 2017 go to the Archived Public Notices Page.​
  
  
  
collapse Category : Atlantic Menhaden ‎(1)
Atlantic Menhaden2019 Commercial Atlantic Menhaden Quota and Season — Effective 1/1/1912/17/2018
collapse Category : Black Drum ‎(1)
Black Drum2019 Commercial Atlantic Black Drum Size — Effective 5/24/195/21/2019
collapse Category : Black Sea Bass ‎(1)
Black Sea Bass2019 Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery — Effective 1/1/1912/19/2018
collapse Category : Blue Crab ‎(2)
Blue CrabCommercial Mature Female Hard Crab Catch Limits — April 2019 through June 20205/30/2019
Blue Crab2019 Female Blue Crab Importation Dates3/13/2019
collapse Category : Blueline Tilefish ‎(1)
Blueline TilefishChanges to the Recreational Blueline Tilefish Season — Effective 2/22/20192/19/2019
collapse Category : Cobia ‎(1)
Cobia2019 Recreational Cobia Fishery — Effective 5/1/194/8/2019
collapse Category : Horseshoe Crab ‎(1)
Horseshoe CrabCommercial Horseshoe Crab Fishery — Effective 5/1/194/25/2019
collapse Category : Shark ‎(4)
Shark2019 Commercial Shark Catch Limits — Effective 8/26/198/22/2019
Shark2019 Commercial Shark Catch Limits — Effective 7/5/197/3/2019
Shark2019 Recreational Shortfin Mako Shark Minimum Size — Effective 5/24/195/21/2019
SharkCommercial Spiny Dogfish Landing Limits — Effective 5/1/194/17/2019
collapse Category : Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)  ‎(14)
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams) Closure of Middle Ground Oyster Bar (Charles County) — Effective 10/4/201910/1/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams) Closure of Windmill Point Oyster Bar (Charles County) — Effective 10/4/201910/1/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams) Closure of Well Cove Oyster Bar (Queen Anne’s County) — Effective 10/4/201910/1/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Oyster Closure in Portions of Tangier Sound (Somerset County) — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Closure of Gravelly Run Oyster Bar (St. Mary’s County) — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Closure of Coots Oyster Bar (Anne Arundel County) — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Closure of Rock Point Oyster Bar (Charles County) — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)2019-2020 Commercial Oyster Rules — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)2019-2020 Recreational Oyster Rules — Effective 9/19/20199/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Closure of Upper Chesapeake Bay to Oyster Harvest — Effective 9/19/2019 (additional information below)9/16/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Additional Information Related to Closure of Upper Chesapeake Bay to Oyster Harvest Public Notice9/15/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Recreational and Commercial Oyster Season — Effective 8/28/198/26/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Opening of Wicomico River — Bramleigh Creek Harvest Reserve Area — Effective 3/18/193/13/2019
Shellfish (Oysters & Clams)Oyster Harvest Reserve Area Opening— Effective 12/21/201712/18/2017
collapse Category : Shellfish Aquaculture ‎(103)
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Ralph L. Kraft, Jr. and Mary E. Kraft9/24/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Samuel R. Leonard, Jr. and Karen G. Leonard9/23/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Jason Jones and William L. Rice, Jr.9/9/2019
Shellfish AquacultureCorrected Public Notice-Application for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Joshua Buckler and Holly Buckler8/26/2019
Shellfish AquacultureCorrected Public Notice-Application for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Ellis M. Hayden and Ernestine L. Hayden8/26/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Ellis M. Hayden and Ernestine L. Hayden8/21/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Joshua Buckler and Holly Buckler8/21/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Wylie M. Abbott, Jr., Jason M. Abbott, Pamela J. Abbott and Kristin Hutson7/31/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Jon Farrington7/31/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Harold A. McBee, Jr. and Brian Connelly7/29/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Linda Zecher7/25/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Robert Lance Lumpkins and Robert M. Lumpkins7/24/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – William T. Gabeler and Morgan E. Gabeler5/23/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Tina Davenport5/9/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Harold A. McBee, Jr. and Brian Connelly5/9/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Shell, LLC5/2/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Jason A. Aldridge and Gordon Aldridge5/2/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Honest Oysters of Maryland, LLC4/24/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Ryan Zeinog and Michael Lauck4/12/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Richard D. Youngk, Sr. and Richard D. Youngk, Jr.4/12/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – John B. Morris, III4/4/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – William R. Morris & Patrick R. Morris4/4/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Ryan Zeinog, Michael Lauck and Alyssa Lauck3/14/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Ryan Zeinog and Donna Era3/14/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Robert F. Abner and Robert F. Abner, II2/28/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – John N. Hargrove and Isaac Wilding2/13/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Christopher R. Mitchell and Terrin L. Mitchell2/11/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Steven M. Townsend, Sr., Steven M. Townsend, Jr. and Sandra L. Townsend2/11/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Ryan Zeinog and Michael Lauck1/17/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Green Pearl, LLC and Michael P. Nixon1/17/2019
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Michael Lauck and Donna Lauck12/6/2018
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Harvey H. Waller, Jr. and Sandra J. Waller12/6/2018
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Wylie M. Abbott, Jr., Pamela J. Abbott, Jason M. Abbott and Kristin Hutson12/6/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePublic Information Session on Proposed Shellfish Aquaculture Leases – Robert T. Brown, Sr., Victoria M. Brown, Robert T. Brown, Jr. and Jason G. Brown11/15/2018
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – PJH Oyster Leases, LLC and Philip J. Harrington, III11/15/2018
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Paul S. Abey and William E. Abey11/15/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePublic Information Session on Proposed Shellfish Aquaculture Lease – Dale S. Dean and Rachel A. Dean10/29/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ROBERT T. BROWN, SR., JASON G. BROWN & VICTORIA M. BROWN10/16/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – RICHARD SMITH10/10/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – METOMPKIN SEAFOOD, INC.9/25/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ST. JEROMES CROSSROADS, LLC9/20/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – FREDERICK C. POMEROY & LEXINE D. LOWE9/13/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III9/12/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – FRANCIS W. KILINSKI & SUZANNE E. KILINSKI9/4/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – TIMOTHY M. HOLT9/4/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – CHESAPEAKE SEA FARMS8/30/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – ROBERT T. BROWN, SR., VICTORIA M. BROWN, ROBERT T. BROWN, JR. & JASON G. BROWN8/30/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ROSE-STONE OYSTERS, LLC8/28/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – GUY HANACEK & NATASHA HANACEK8/9/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – LANCASHIRE FARMS, INC. & JAMES R. JOHNSTON8/9/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – MICHAEL V. BELLEZZA & VINCENT A. BELLEZZA8/2/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ROBERT F. ABNER & ROBERT F. ABNER, II8/2/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE –McBEE & CONNELLY7/30/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – FRANCIS W. KILINSKI & SUZANNE E. KILINSKI7/26/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – SHELL, LLC7/12/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JASON WILFORD & JENNIFER SELFRIDGE7/3/2018
Shellfish AquacultureCORRECTED PUBLIC NOTICE - APPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE - WESTERN SHORE OYSTER COMPANY & MELINDA PAGLIERANI6/27/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – AJi Partners LLC6/21/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – WESTERN SHORE OYSTER COMPANY & MELINDA PAGLIERANI6/21/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III6/6/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – GREGORY S. FREY & CHARLES COLEMAN4/26/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – HARVEY H. WALLER, JR. & SANDRA J. WALLER4/26/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JOHN C. TOLZMAN, AUGUST TOLZMAN & PAUL G. TOLZMAN4/10/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – HARRY J. INSLEY, SR. & PAULA F. INSLEY4/10/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III2/28/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – SCOTT BUDDEN & RICHARD BUDDEN2/22/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – DERRICK A. GAMBRILL & LEAH B. GAMBRILL2/21/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – Robert L. Lumpkins2/7/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – WILLIAM E. ABEY & PAUL S. ABEY2/2/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – Robert L. Lumpkins2/1/2018
Shellfish AquaculturePUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON PROPOSED SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – Hollywood Oyster Company, LLC2/1/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JASON A. ABBOTT1/30/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – JAMIE RAUL1/26/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III1/18/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – WILLIAM E. ABEY & PAUL S. ABEY1/18/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – HARVEY H. WALLER, JR. & SANDRA J. WALLER1/10/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – TIMOTHY M. HOLT1/10/2018
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – SCOTT C. RUSSELL12/21/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – HARRY J. INSLEY, SR. & PAULA F. INSLEY12/21/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – MARY-JULIA DUBOIS & STUART E. DAWSON12/14/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – VINCENT A. BELLEZZA & MICHAEL V. BELLEZZA12/14/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III12/7/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – KILINSKI & KILINSKI11/30/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – FREDERICK C. POMEROY & LEXINE D. LOWE11/16/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III11/8/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JOHN B. MORRIS, JR. & JOHN B. MORRIS, III11/7/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – DALE S. DEAN & RACHEL A. DEAN11/7/2017
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease: Gootee, Jr. & Ashton (#357)10/25/2017
Shellfish AquacultureApplication for Shellfish Aquaculture Lease: Rothschild & Rothschild (#358)10/25/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ROSE-STONE OYSTERS, LLC9/14/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – STUART E. DAWSON & MARY-JULIA DUBOIS9/7/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC & PHILIP J. HARRINGTON, III9/7/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – HONEST OYSTERS OF MARYLAND, LLC8/29/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – ROBERT T. BROWN, SR., JASON G. BROWN & VICTORIA M. BROWN8/24/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – HAROLD A. MCBEE, JR. & BRIAN CONNELLY8/17/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PHILIP PLACK8/10/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – MD WATER HOLDINGS, LLC8/3/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASES – MD WATER HOLDINGS, LLC - 355a and 355b8/3/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JAMES K. POKRANDT & PJH OYSTER LEASES, LLC7/13/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – GUY HANACEK & NATASHA HANACEK7/5/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – PAULA J. FERNANDES & MICHAEL S. DONNENBERG6/22/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – JOHN T. BARNETTE & DENISE BARNETTE6/20/2017
Shellfish AquacultureAPPLICATION FOR SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE LEASE – AJI PARTNERS, LLC6/7/2017
collapse Category : Spanish Mackerel ‎(1)
Spanish MackerelSpanish Mackerel Commercial Fishery Catch Limit — Effective 9/26/20199/23/2019
collapse Category : Striped Bass ‎(6)
Striped BassCommercial Striped Bass Common Pool Hook and Line Season Modification — Effective 9/3/198/29/2019
Striped BassCommercial Striped Bass Common Pool Hook and Line Season Modification — Effective 8/6/197/26/2019
Striped BassCommercial Striped Bass Common Pool Hook and Line Season Modification — Effective 7/9/196/28/2019
Striped Bass2019 Chesapeake Bay Commercial Striped Bass Permanent Transfer Rules — Effective 1/14/191/11/2019
Striped Bass2019 Chesapeake Bay Commercial Striped Bass Temporary Transfer Rules — Effective 1/14/191/11/2019
Striped Bass2019 Atlantic Ocean Commercial Striped Bass Transfer Rules — Effective 1/14/191/11/2019
collapse Category : Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) ‎(1)
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV)Delineations of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Protection Zones3/1/2013
collapse Category : Summer Flounder ‎(1)
Summer Flounder2019 Summer Flounder Season, Size Limit and Creel Limit — Effective 1/1/1912/21/2018
collapse Category : Tautog ‎(1)
TautogChanges to the Recreational and Commercial Tautog Fishery — Effective 1/1/1912/17/2018
collapse Category : Yellow Perch ‎(1)
Yellow PerchCommercial Yellow Perch Season Modification — Effective 12/1/197/26/2019

 
 
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