Yarmouth DNR seizes undersize crab catch


YARMOUTH
– On Saturday, a Yarmouth Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement Officer conducted blue crab enforcement inspections at Crab Creek in Yarmouth Port.

At approximately 10 PM, the DNR Officer encountered two individuals, one from Maryland and one from Pennsylvania. The officer observed these individuals actively crabbing.

The DNR officer subsequently inspected their catch and through his investigation found and seized undersized catch.

The catch seized was alive and was returned to a local water body.

If you see suspicious activity at your shellfishing areas REPORT IT by calling 508-760-4800. Enhanced enforcement particularly of blue crab fisheries will be conducted throughout the summer.
Media release and photo furnished by Yarmouth DNR