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WHO’S OUT OF COMPLIANCE NOW?

July 17, 2017 - The months long battle by NJDEP against a heavy-handed bureaucracy is settled by the Trump administration which finds New Jersey's 2017 fluke regulations "compliant" with NOAA's reduction requirements.

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BUSY JULY FOR LONG ISLAND ANGLERS

July 10, 2017 - Fluke tournaments dominate the events calendar for the remainder of July. Read more »

NJ MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL MEETS JULY 13

July 9, 2017 - The Commerce Department's final "non-compliance" decision is expected to be final by the time the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council convenes for their bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, July 13.

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FREE EMAIL UPDATES FROM ICAST

July 6, 2017 - Sign up today to receive exclusive first-look videos live from ICAST 2017 through The Fisherman's FREE eNewsletter. Read more »

HEINS APPOINTED TO MAFMC SEAT

July 3, 2017 - Steve Heins appointment to the MAFMC was a breath of fresh air for New York’s recreational community. Read more »

MAKOS BUILD REEF AT MANASQUAN

June 29, 2017 - It was a busy week for Manasquan Inlet area anglers leading up Mako Mania and Mako Fever, where tournament funds raised for reef building were actively building a reef outside of Manasquan Inlet! Read more »

ASMFC TAUTOG MEETINGS JUNE 27 & 28

June 26, 2017 - A new regional tautog plan with commercial harvest tags and a potential slot limit for New Jersey will meet public review in Toms River and Lewes, DE on June 26 and 27 respectively. Read more »

DUKE OF FLUKE DRAWS OVER 100 BOATS

June 26, 2017 - One of the more popular inshore tournaments in the region, the Duke of Fluke Tourney saw 340 anglers vie for numerous cash and tackle prizes. Read more »

2ND ANNUAL CHARITY DEEP SEA FISHING EVENT

June 23, 2017 - Join local anglers in a charity tournament to benefit the Channel 3 Kids Camp. Read more »

780 MAKO MISSES STAR ISLAND WEIGH-IN DEADLINE

June 19, 2017 - Shark fishing heated up just in time to ensure success for two of the Island’s most popular shark tournaments. Read more »

WHITE MARLIN RULING SHOULD NET NJ CREW $2.3M

June 19, 2017 - A New Jersey crew is expected to take $2.3 million in tournament cash in the 2016 White Marlin Open based on a judge's ruling last week, ending one of the longest appeals in tournament sportfishing history. Read more »

NY BASS AND SHARK TOURNEY RESULTS

June 12, 2017 - Suffolk Marine Angler’s Striped Bass Tournament and the Point Lookout Shark Tournament kicked off Long Island’s tourney season on the weekend. Read more »

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