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2020 NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW CANCELLED

July 1, 2020 - Due to mounting concerns over COVID-19, the 2020 Newport Boat Show has been cancelled. Read more »

2020 NIANTIC SHARK WEEK POSTPONED 1 WEEK

June 29, 2020 - The kick-off to the 2020 Niantic Shark Week fishing tournament has been pushed back by one week. Read more »

HELP CURB THE THREAT OF E15 FUEL

June 29, 2020 - The harm that E15 fuel causes to outboard engines has been well documented. Here’s a chance to help reduce our reliance on this damaging fuel.

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD ON NY BEACH ACCESS

June 22, 2020 - It would sure be nice to see a plan that protects piping plover while providing fishermen and beachgoers with the ability to do what they love to do most, and why so many live here in the first place. Read more »

NJ PARTY BOATS TO INCREASE CAPACITY

June 17, 2020 - Larger inspected vessels able to carry upwards of 140 passengers - like the 125’ Jamaica out of Brielle - have been running at about 15% capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, until this week! Read more »

NEW YORK’S BLACK BASS SEASON OPENING

June 15, 2020 - Black bass are New York’s number one freshwater sportfish.

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NY BASS AND BLUEFISH REGS HAVE CHANGED

June 8, 2020 - Too many New York anglers appear oblivious to newly established regulations. Read more »

CAPE COD CANAL CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING

June 3, 2020 - In a rather bold but expected move, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has closed the Cape Cod Canal to commercial striped bass fishing. Read more »

JUNE LOOKING GOOD FOR LONG ISLAND ANGLERS

June 1, 2020 - There are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the June prospects for a number of key species. Read more »

NORTHEAST STRIPED BASS STUDY UPDATE

May 31, 2020 - A 46-1/2-inch striped bass named Rona was caught on May 28th off the Jersey Coast and released just 2 minutes later with a satellite tag to track hopefully track her migratory movements over the next 5 months. Read more »

A LITTLE GOOD COMING FROM ALL THE BAD

May 26, 2020 - What has really been encouraging are the number of new people who turned to fishing for something to do.

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STATE-BY-STATE RUNDOWN OF FOR-HIRE OPERATIONS

May 26, 2020 - As each new day arrives, the COVID-19 guidelines change and the restrictions slowly loosened allowing for-hire operations to resume. A state-by-state rundown from Massachusetts to Maryland on charter and headboat fishing. Read more »