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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 »

SEEKING ESSENTIAL STATUS FOR NJ ANGLERS

March 24, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued an executive order on March 21 closing down non-essential retail operations in the state to help stem the spread of Coronavirus, prompting a request from the Recreational Fishing Alliance for a fishing exemption. Read more »

WHAT BETTER TIME TO FISH?

March 24, 2020 - Fishing is still on the table providing you do it right. Read more »

FISHING THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS

March 17, 2020 - Lucky for us, fishing is the one activity that has been impacted least by the coronavirus. Read more »

2020 SHOW SEASON CANCELLED

March 16, 2020 - The final three shows in New England for 2020 have been cancelled due to public concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus. Read more »

FINAL 2020 STRIPED BASS REGULATION UPDATES

March 16, 2020 - Here is a concise list of the brand new recreational striped bass regulations for each and every state from Maine to North Carolina for the 2020 and beyond striped bass season. Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: RI SETS 2020 STRIPER REGS

March 12, 2020 - In a bold move, the Director of the RI DEM goes against the recommendation of the RI Marine Fisheries Council.

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NMMA CANCELS SALTWATER FISHING EXPO

March 12, 2020 - Due to the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations from government agencies, the Saltwater Fishing Expo in Edison, NJ has been officially cancelled for 2020. Read more »

GREENWICH BOAT SHOW 2020

March 11, 2020 - The Greenwich Boat Show is heading in for its 12th year. Read more »

UPDATE ON NY MARINE FISHING REGULATIONS

March 10, 2020 - Major changes in striped bass and bluefish regulations are in place for the 2020 season. Read more »

FISH NEWS: AN INTERVIEW WITH REP. JEFF VAN DREW

March 9, 2020 - Rep. Jeff Van Drew of South Jersey spent a few minutes with The Fisherman’s Jim Hutchinson, Jr. at the Atlantic City Boat Show talking about South Jersey, “POTUS” and the political needs of saltwater anglers. Read more »

NJ’S "SAVAGE" SHOW LINEUP FOR MARCH 6-8

March 2, 2020 - Upcoming shows this weekend in the tri-state region include the Philly Boat Show, the 28th annual Asbury Park "plug" show, and the 17th annual Fish Hawks show in Forked River. Read more »