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Old 07-10-2013, 03:47 PM
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Default Re: American eel trapping

Originally Posted by Roccus View Post
Most towns have by - laws pertaining to eel trapping, which is controlled by the shellfish/worm warden.... usualy you need to get an endorsement/permit from each town as well as a state license..nothing is for free anymore.. everyone has a hand in the till..
Roccus, what are the regs in Newburyport?

Second question, what kind of salinity are they looking for? I'm wondering if you can catch them near the Rt.1 bridge, or if you have to go further upriver to get fresher water, of if you have to go further downriver to get more salty.
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