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NJ, NY & CT TAKE "UNIFIED APPROACH" TO BOATING

April 20, 2020 - NJ Governor Phil Murphy, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, and CT Governor Ned Lamont announce that marinas, boatyards and marine manufacturers will be allowed to open for personal use during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more »

NY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RAMPS AND MARINAS OPEN

April 20, 2020 - As difficult as it might be, do not fish with anyone who is not confined to your home with you. Read more »

STRIPED BASS FISHING IN THE HUDSON RIVER

April 13, 2020 - States along the East Coast are strongly recommending the use of non-offset circle hooks for 2020.

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NJ CURBSIDE BAIT & TACKLE IS OPEN!

April 7, 2020 - New Jersey curbside tackle delivery is allowed; fishing in groups of any size with anyone other than immediate family is not! Get full details on the ins and outs of fishing through COVID-19 in the Garden State. Read more »

TROUT UPDATES IN RHODE ISLAND

April 7, 2020 - Rhode island opens trout season early and extends golden trout promotion in light of concerns over COVID-19. Read more »

NO BETTER TIME TO TAKE AN ONLINE BOATING COURSE

April 6, 2020 - What better way to make the most of your down time than acquiring your Safe Boating Certificate. Read more »

RI UPDATES ON BEACHES, PARKS AND TROUT SEASON

April 6, 2020 - Effective immediately, all state parks and beaches are closed to the public, and the trout season opener is being adjusted. Read more »

COVID-19 UPDATE: PLAY BY THE RULES

March 30, 2020 - Go fish, BUT do it safely and that means strictly adhering to CDC guidelines of social distancing (they say 6 feet – I say 10 feet).

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IF NOT FISHING, THEN WHAT?

March 30, 2020 - Stuck at home and can’t fish today? No problem, here are some ideas to get you through the day. Read more »

NJ UPDATE: FISHING THROUGH COVID-19

March 27, 2020 - Regular updates from New Jersey, Delaware Bay edition of The Fisherman Magazine related to regionally fishing through the COVID-19 crisis. Read more »

TROUT SEASON OPENS EARLY IN CONNECTICUT!

March 25, 2020 - Per an executive order by the Governor, anglers in Connecticut will no longer need to wait until April 11 for trout season to open in 2020. Read more »

CORRECTION IN 2020 CONNECTICUT FISHING GUIDE

March 24, 2020 - An error in the inland regulations for striped bass was inadvertently printed in the 2020 Connecticut Fishing Guide. Read more »