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    • The Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby is going on now!

      Enter your catches in the Saltwater Derby!

      Our Saltwater Derby is going on now through November. Take part in the Weigh-In or Catch-and-Release portion!

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    • Stay updated with the Fall Trawl Survey!

      Stay updated on the 2016 Fall Trawl Survey

      The fall Trawl Survey will be conducted throughout the month of September and will survey stations throughout Massachusetts territorial waters. Stay up to date with completed stations by clicking here.

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    • big cod IBS trawl survey

      New Industry-Based Gulf of Maine Cod Survey

      MarineFisheries is working with the commercial groundfish industry to learn more about Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine. Visit our page for tow locations, text alerts, and more information!

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    • Free Saltwater Fishing Days 2015

      2016 permits are now available!

      2016 saltwater recreational fishing permits are now available!

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    • Commercial fishing info

      Need commercial fishing information?

      Check our Commercial Fishing pages for regulations, quotas and landings, permits, and more.

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