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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) closes the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) Angling category fishery for large medium and giant "trophy" BFT (measuring 73" or greater) in the southern area effective 11:30 p.m. local time, Sunday, April 10, 2016, through December 31, 2016. The southern area is the area south of 39°18'N (off Great Egg Inlet, NJ), outside the Gulf of Mexico.
 

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My reading of the regs indicates that, in the mid-Atlantic region, you may still keep one BFT per boat, per day, measuring 27" to less than 73". The only thing closed was the "trophy" fishery. See the below text which was copied today directly from NMFS website.

2016 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits

Effective January 1, 2016, the bluefin tuna (BFT) daily retention limit is the default limit of 1 school, large school, or small medium BFT (27 to <73"). This default limit applies to both HMS Angling category-permitted vessels and HMS Charter/Headboat category-permitted vessels, and is effective for all areas except the Gulf of Mexico. The recreational BFT trophy fishery (73"+) is open in all areas with a limit of 1 BFT measuring 73" or greater/vessel/year. Note the Trophy South fishery will close 11:30 pm, April 10 through December 31, 2016. The recreational yellowfin tuna retention limit is 3/person/day or trip. The minimum size for yellowfin and bigeye tuna is 27" curved fork length. There are no recreational limits for bigeye, skipjack, or albacore tunas.
 

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generous new regs if u find them

Quota Category and Vessel/Permit Type
DefaultRetention Limit per Vessel per Day/Trip
AdjustedRetention Limit per Vessel per Day/Trip
Effective Period of Adjusted Retention Limit
Angling category

for private, HMS Angling category-permitted vessels
1 school, large school, or small medium BFT
(27 to <73")​
2 school BFT (27 to <47") and 1 large school/small medium BFT (47 to <73")

April 23, 2016-December 31, 2016
Angling category

for HMS Charter/Headboat category-permitted vessels, when fishing recreationally
1 school, large school, or small medium BFT
(27 to <73")​
3 school BFT (27 to <47") and 1 large school/small medium BFT (47 to <73")

April 23, 2016-December 31, 2016
 
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