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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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FREE TACKLE - WHEN YOU SUBSCRIBE AT THE SHOWS!

January 14, 2020 - Subscribe at the Shows and Get FREE Tackle to go! Read more »

NJ BILL EXEMPTS DISABLED VETS FROM BUGGY FEES

January 13, 2020 - Members of New Jersey's 9th legislative district see positive traction in Trenton on their legislation that would exempt disable Veterans from having to pay beach buggy fees. Read more »

STRIPED BASS ENFORCEMENT PROPOSAL AND BONUS TAG SUSPENSION

January 13, 2020 - Connecticut has indefinitely suspended its Bonus Striped Bass Program and a proposal has been made to change how violations are issued for striped bass poaching. Read more »

$21 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LI SOUND

January 7, 2020 - More than 23 million people live within 50 miles of Long Island Sound, a source of beauty, recreation, commerce and home to more than 120 species of fish. Read more »

THE 2020 HARTFORD BOAT SHOW

December 30, 2019 - The Hartford Boat Show docks at Mohegan Sun for the second year in a row. Read more »

NEW YORK SURF FISHING CONTEST FINAL RESULTS

December 29, 2019 - Finding point fish required putting in lots of time in a season dominated by school stripers and a shortage of bluefish.

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COMMERCE DEPT. FINDS OMEGA OUT OF COMPLIANCE

December 26, 2019 - The final decision from U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross finds Virginia official out of compliance on menhaden fishery in the Chesapeake Bay, forcing Omega to take action before June moratorium. Read more »

MAFMC AND ASMFC SET NEW BLUEFISH REGULATIONS

December 22, 2019 - Ideally, these decisions result in what is best for the fishery, which in the long run benefits all user groups. Read more »

BLUEFISH MANAGEMENT CHANGES APPROVED

December 17, 2019 - The MAFMC and ASMFC recommend recreational bluefish management measures for 2020. Read more »

FROM AN ERA GONE BY: DIRTY DEEDS IN THE SURF

December 17, 2019 - To some readers, especially those born too late to experience surf fishing before the mid 80s, some of the actions mentioned in this article might seem extreme, and even repulsive.

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