SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

Massachusetts: Saltwater Derby Continues Through Nov. 30

The 2020 Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby started January 1st and will run through November 30th. Entries must be caught on rod and reel, meet minimum qualifying weights and lengths, and be caught in state waters and/or first landed in a Massachusetts port. Fish submitted for the weigh-in portion of the derby must be measured and weighed at a MarineFisheries certified weigh station. Anglers participating in the catch and release portion of the derby are required to submit a picture of their fish on a measuring device. Entries may be mailed to our New Bedford office or emailed to

For entry forms and additional information about the Derby click here.

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