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NJ SETTLES 2020 STRIPER & BLUEFISH DEBATE

February 14, 2020 - Dozens and dozens of concerned anglers stood outside of the packed meeting room at the Stafford Township Municipal Building in hopes of getting their voices heard on striped bass and bluefish by the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council on February 13. Read more »

IT'S TIME FOR THE SPRINGFIELD SPORTSMEN'S SHOW

February 11, 2020 - Whether you like to hunt, fish, hike or just enjoy the outdoors, the Springfield Sportsmen's Show is a must-attend event for you! Read more »

NJ STRIPER OPTIONS & EDISON SHOW INFO

February 10, 2020 - It's a busy week for New Jersey anglers, with striped bass and bluefish regulations expected to be finalized in Manahawkin on Thursday evening, and the NJ Boat Sale & Expo cruising in to Edison through Sunday. Read more »

STRIPED BASS REGULATION UPDATES

February 10, 2020 - Following the Winter Meeting of the ASMFC on February 4, we have a slightly better idea of how 2020 and beyond striped bass regulations will shake out. Read more »

THE FISHERMAN TV IS STREAMING!

February 10, 2020 - Announcing the all-new Fisherman Magazine streaming TV channel, the ultimate destination for sport fishing video in the Northeast and beyond! Read more »

VISIT THE 2020 NORTHEAST FISHING & HUNTING SHOW

February 5, 2020 - Find The Fisherman Magazine at booth #100 at this year’s big show in Hartford. Read more »

FLUKE, PORGY & SEA BASS “REALLOCATION” HEARINGS

February 3, 2020 - Summer founder, sea bass and scup are on the docket for upcoming public hearings focused on allocation percentages between the recreational and commercial sectors. Read more »

PUBLIC HEARINGS IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

February 3, 2020 - Following the ASMFC meetings in early February, New England states have scheduled public hearings to gather input on 2020 regulation changes for striped bass, bluefish and other key species. Read more »

NJ BLUES & STRIPERS ON FEB. 13 COUNCIL AGENDA

February 2, 2020 - New Jersey's Marine FIsheries Council is slated to meet on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Manahawkin where recreational striped bass measures for 2020 should ultimately be finalized. Read more »

BEAVERTAIL LIGHTHOUSE ACCESS ROAD CLOSED

January 29, 2020 - Residual damage from Superstorm Sandy along with erosion and storm surge intensified by climate change-driven sea level rise necessitate the closure at the iconic Jamestown property. Read more »

LOCAL BLUEFISH HEARINGS SCHEDULED

January 27, 2020 - ASMFC and MAFMC are holding a series of public hearings where fishermen will be able to weigh in on potential rebuilding and reallocation measures on bluefish for the future. Read more »

NEW YORK MRAC STRIPED BASS VOTE

January 27, 2020 - How about making decisions based on what is best for the fishery in the long run so that all stakeholders can benefit?

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