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Buy your saltwater fishing permit, learn how and where to fish, and find out about the rules.
Everything you need to know about saltwater fishing in Massachusetts.
Compete in our Weigh-In or Catch & Release Fishing Derbies.
Buy your recreational lobster permit, learn about lobster regulations, and watch tutorial videos.
Find ocean beaches along the Atlantic Coast
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Whether you are a recreational or commercial fishermen or a seafood dealer, you need to stay up to date on all marine fisheries regulations.
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