Legit Fish Policies

www.legitfish.net website .  This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.  We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Legit Fish uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues



CONFIDENTIALITY
Except for any personally identifiable information we may collect from you under the guidelines established in our Privacy Policy, any content posted to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account and password, whether or not you thereof authorize use. To enhance the value of your experience on the Site, Legit Fish. and its affiliates may on occasion share selected personal information with third parties for the limited purposes of data verification and supplementation. Such third parties will agree to maintain the confidentiality and protection of your personal information, at all times during and after providing such information.


Cancellation & Reschedule

You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.


Commercial Bluefin Tuna


Commercial Bluefin Tuna retained by Legit Fish greater then 73" will be sent to market under National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) under 2020 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landing Rules & regulations


Retention of Fish 


Retention of any Fish is subject to  Current State and Federal Laws 


https://www.noaa.gov

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-environmental-protection


Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via mark@legitfish.net

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MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

WORKPLACE SAFETY and REOPENING STANDARDS FOR FOR-HIRE FISHING AND CHARTERS
May 18, 2020

INTRODUCTION

On May 18, 2020, Governor Baker issued COVID-19 Order No. 33: Order Implementing a Phased Reopening of Workplaces and Imposing Workplace Safety Measures to Address COVID-19, implementing a phased reopening of workplaces and imposing workplace safety measures to address COVID-19. That same day, he issued COVID-19 Order No. 34: Order Expanding Access to and Use of State Beaches and Addressing Other Outdoor Recreational Activities, which directed the Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs “to issue guidance for the implementation of generally applicable COVID-19 workplace standards by operators of and participants in outdoor recreational activities.”

This document provides guidance for operators of for hire fishing and charter vessels on how to implement those general workplace safety standards and other public health guidance (“COVID-19 measures”) in the context of their outdoor recreational operations in the first phase (“Phase 1”) of the Commonwealth’s reopening. Operators who fail to implement applicable COVID-19 measures may be sanctioned in accordance with COVID-19 Order No. 33. Operators are further reminded that in addition to implementing COVID-19 measures in Phase 1, they must still comply with all federal, state and local laws.

The public health data and guidance on which this document is based can and does change frequently. The most recent version of this document can be found on the Commonwealth’s website, http://www.mass.gov/

Any questions regarding this guidance can be sent to outdoor.recreation@mass.gov

LIMITATIONS ON OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND FACILITIES

COVID-19 Order No. 33 permits certain outdoor recreational activities and facilities to resume operations on May 25, 2020, provided that those operations meet safety standards and comply with the terms and conditions of the Order.

With respect to for hire and charter fishing, the Order provides that no more than ten people, including any captain and crew, are aboard a single vessel at any one time. This means that vessels with more than 10 passengers and crew are not allowed to operate at this time.

In addition to complying with the aforementioned limitations, operators must implement the following safety measures detailed below:

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IMPLEMENTING SAFETY MEASURES FOR YOUR OPERATION

COVID-19 Order No. 33 organizes safety measures into four distinct categories, social distancing, hygiene protocols, staffing and operations, and cleaning and disinfecting. For hire and charter fishing operations must ensure that the following COVID-19 Measures to protect consumers and employees.

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Social Distancing

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  • All persons, including employees, customers, and vendors should remain at least six feet apart to the greatest extent possible, both inside and outside workplaces
  • Establish protocols to ensure that employees can practice adequate social distancing
  • Provide signage for safe social distancing
  • Require face coverings or masks for all employees and customers

Hygiene Protocols

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  • Provide hand-washing capabilities throughout the workplace
  • Ensure frequent hand washing by employees and adequate supplies to do so
  • Provide regular sanitization of high touch areas, such as workstations, equipment,
    screens, doorknobs, restrooms throughout work site

Staffing and Operations

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  • Provide training for employees regarding the social distancing and hygiene protocols
  • Employees who are displaying COVID-19-like symptoms do not report to work
  • Establish a plan for employees getting ill from COVID-19 at work, and a return-to-
    work plan

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Cleaning and Disinfecting

  • Establish and maintain cleaning protocols specific to the business
  • When an active employee is diagnosed with COVID-19, cleaning and disinfecting
    must be performed
  • Disinfection of all common surfaces must take place at intervals appropriate to said
    workplace

The application of these measures to for hire and charter fishing is detailed below.

I. Social Distancing

  •   Passengers and crewmembers must wear cloth face coverings that meet the recommendations contained in DPH/CDC guidance.
  •   Crewmembers shall clean or dispose of face coverings in accordance with DPH/CDC guidance.
  •   For hire vessels shall remain a safe distance apart. Tying boats or other crafts together is prohibited. All local rules, regulations, laws, and Coast Guard requirements still apply.
  •   Passengers and crew members must abide by social distancing protocols of at least six feet between individuals. Passengers and crewmembers from the same household are not required to social distance from each other.
  •   Stagger lunch and break times, regulating maximum number of people in one place and ensuring at least 6 feet of physical distancing during any meeting.