Finally, the Board adopted use of the following measures by states in the northern region (Massachusetts - New York) for the 2013 scup recreational fishery. One, a 45 fish bag limit for the party and charter boat bonus season for one Wave (two month period). Two, a 10" minimum size limit for all anglers. Three, a 9" minimum size limit for shore-based anglers at approved designated sites in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Four, a 30 fish bag limit for all anglers outside of party and charter boat bonus season. The season remains at May 1 to December 31.