What are the minimum qualifying sizes?

The following fish (find pictures and basic info here) must be taken on rod and reel but line-testing strength is not limited. Live and cut baits may be used as well as artificial lures. Note: Anglers who wish to qualify for Tackle-Busters in the Striped bass or Bluefish category but wish to release their fish unharmed may do so if the fish meets the minimum total length requirement. A photo of the fish beside a tape measure would provide the necessary verification of size.

Tackle-Busters Minimum Size Requirements
Species Size Species Size
black sea bass 2 lbs. pollock 25 lbs.
bluefin tuna 300 lbs. porbeagle shark 200 lbs.
bluefish 15 lbs. or 36 inches redfish 2 lbs.
cusk 12 lbs. shad 21 inches
haddock 7 lbs. striped bass 25 lbs. or 42 inches
haibut 50 lbs. tautog 3 lbs.
mackerel 2 lbs. thresher shark 200 lbs.
mako shark 250 lbs. white hake 25 lbs.
monkfish 20 lbs. whiting (silver hake) 3 lbs.
winter flounder 2 lbs.