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SUMMER FISHING FULL OF SURPRISES

August 3, 2020 - You might have to rethink if that big striper you lost was really a striped bass.

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NEW TILEFISH PERMITTING & REPORTING RULES

July 28, 2020 - Recreational fishermen heading offshore for tilefish as of August 17, 2020 will be required to get a new permit from NOAA Fisheries first, and then finish the trip by reporting their catch. Read more »

ENVISION REPORT TO PRESERVE PLUM ISLAND

July 27, 2020 - Report details vision and plan to protect island from private development.

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“SHARK SEASON” IS HERE

July 20, 2020 - Sharks have always been there, but the reality is that the number of sharks in our waters have increased dramatically.

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BAY PARK PROJECT HEARING THIS WEDNESDAY

July 13, 2020 - The Bay Park Conveyance Project should go a long way towards improving water quality in our West End bays. Read more »

ICAST 2020 OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

July 13, 2020 - ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show, has transitioned from a physical show to a virtual event with ICAST 2020 Online from July 13-17, 2020. Read more »

PUBLIC ACCESS THREAT IN RI

July 13, 2020 - Once again, an attempt is being lobbied to limit and restrict public access rights along the Rhode Island shoreline. Read more »

PHIL “OF NO RIGHTS” MURPHY STRIKES AGAIN!

July 12, 2020 - Despite the fact that hunters/anglers pay for New Jersey's Wildlife Management Areas, Governor Phil Murphy once again goes above his own "pay grade" to deny public access to public lands through July 27, 2020. Read more »

NYDEC STRIPED BASS COOPERATIVE ANGLER PROGRAM

July 6, 2020 - By providing information about your fishing trips and the fish you catch, we can better understand and manage the striped bass fishery together.

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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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