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NEW STRIPED BASS REGULATIONS IN EFFECT

April 27, 2020 - With striped bass action heating up across Southern New England, anglers are reminded that there are new regulations for harvest in effect. Read more »

TILEFISH "VTR" WEBINAR ON APRIL 28

April 21, 2020 - Offshore fishermen hoping to get into a few tilefish this season may be subject to new reporting requirements in 2020, with an April 28 webinar providing pertinent info on permits and electronically submitted vessel trip reports. Read more »

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 »